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While you don’t need a level 2 EV charger to own an electric car, living with your EV on a daily basis will be considerably more convenient if you take the plunge and install a level 2 charging station.
Owning a Tesla has more perks than pitfalls; we’ll share a few of each in this post so you can make an informed decision about whether a Tesla is the best choice for your lifestyle. Questions about EV ownership in general? Shoot us an email!
Welcome to the wonderful world of EV ownership. May you never visit a gas station again! Let’s dive into the factors which determine how much it will cost to install an EV charger in your home or office.
As part of the Inflation Reduction Act, Congress has extended the EV charging tax credit—a federal tax break for electric vehicle chargers and their installation. The section 30C tax credit which gives taxpayers a $1000 credit was previously set to expire at the end of 2022, but has been extended to 2032.
Whether you’re sold on the Tesla Wall Connector or searching for alternatives, this post will break down some of the key differences between Tesla’s brand of level 2 EV charger and the more universal NEMA 14-50 outlet.
The Tampa Bay Times’ have spoken — it’s official! Thanks to YOUR votes, Gulfstar Electric is the “Best Electrician” in Tampa Bay! We’re speechless and beyond grateful, to say the least.
Hurricane season officially opened on June 1. The time is now to prepare for bad weather, keep your family safe and learn how to protect your personal property from power surges during storms.
Because all Tesla® cars are “built to order,” you the consumer have the opportunity to select the exact charging system (along with some other great features) your vehicle will arrive with. As of right now, Tesla home charging system options include the standard charging option, or the high amperage charging feature (only offered on models p100d and 100d as of April 17, 2017).
With the electric vehicle (EV) industry now becoming more mainstream, lines of professional service work are seizing the opportunity to support this industry which undoubtedly will continue to grow in the coming years.
Why do insurance companies require the replacement of aluminum wiring in houses and condos? The answer is simple: it’s a safety hazard. This old style wire tends to deteriorate over time at its connections, thus causing overheating and other fire hazard issues. Aluminum wiring was popularly used in the 1960s and tends to loosen its connection over time as well, thus making it 55 times more likely to reach “fire hazard conditions” as opposed to copper which is the standard wire we use today.