Emporia EV Charging Station
The Emporia EV Charging Station is a Level 2 charger for home or outdoor use (with a protection level of IP66). It can charge any EV up to 40 amps with a NEMA 14-50P plug, or up to 48 amps with hardwired installation. The station includes a 24-foot cable and a Type-1 connector.
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Emporia EV Charger Specifications
The Emporia EV Charging Station is a sleek and compact charger with dimensions of 12.6″ x 9″ x 3.4″. The charger comes with a 24-foot cable and a SAE J1772 (Type 1) connector, which is compatible with all electric cars produced for North America. Its NEMA Type 4 enclosure is designed to withstand harsh outdoor conditions, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations.
The charger can deliver a charging rate of up to 40 amps with a 22″ NEMA 14-50P or up to 48 amps with a hardwired installation. The charger requires a dual-pole, dedicated breaker at 60A+ for a 48A charge or 50A+ for a 40A charge. A professional electrician is recommended for hardwiring or installing a NEMA Plug.
Emporia EV Charging Station is designed with safety in mind, and it meets various safety criteria defined by industry standards such as NEC 625, SAE J1772, UL 817, UL 991, UL 2231, UL 2251, and UL 2594. The charger is UL and ENERGY STAR certified and comes with a 3-year warranty.
Smart and Safe Charging
The charger can be connected to the internet through a Wi-Fi connection, allowing the user to monitor the charging sessions, energy use, and control the charging rate through a mobile app. The app can also be used to schedule charging and manage the charging parameters to handle variable utility rate charges.
It is supported by both Android and iOS devices and has a pretty simple and user-friendly interface. The average rating on the markets is 3.5+ stars.
The Emporia EV Charging Station can be paired with the Emporia Vue Smart Home Energy Monitor to maximize the benefits of solar power. The energy monitor allows the user to automatically charge only with excess solar power and curb charging during peak demand. This helps reduce the user’s energy bills and carbon footprint.
The charger may be rated for 11.5 kW at 240V and 48A, or 9.6 kW at 240V and 40A. Alternatively, the charger may be rated for 10 kW at 208V and 48A, or 8.3 kW at 208V and 40A. It comes with J1772 (Type 1) plug, supported by most of North American market EV.
The Emporia EV Charging Station is an excellent option for Level 2 EV charging, offering a range of advanced features and benefits. With its smart charging capabilities, safety features, and compatibility with all EVs, the charger is a great choice for both residential and commercial charging needs. The charger’s compatibility with the Emporia Vue Smart Home Energy Monitor and eligibility for various rebates and incentives make it a smart investment for EV owners.