EV Charger Installation

Make the Switch to Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) are transforming transportation. As an EV owner, you’ll enjoy a smooth, comfortable, and quiet ride while reducing your environmental impact. But to reap the benefits of driving electric, you need a convenient and reliable way to charge your EV’s battery. That’s where Penta Electric comes in.

As Meridian’s trusted electrician, Penta Electric professionally installs EV chargers for homes and businesses. We handle the entire process from start to finish, ensuring your EV charger is set up properly, safely, and ready for daily use.

We Install EV Chargers for Your Home or Business

Penta Electric is Meridian Idaho’s trusted electrician for EV charger installation and maintenance. We handle the entire process professionally, safely, and efficiently.

Residential EV Charger Installation

We’ll help you choose the right charger and location based on your needs, then handle permitting and professional installation.

Commercial EV Charger Installation

Investing in commercial EV charging stations can attract customers and demonstrate your company’s commitment to sustainability.

Enjoy Hassle-Free Charging at Home

For Idaho residents looking to charge their electric vehicle at home, a Level 2 240-volt charger is your best option. This type of EV charger delivers 20-30 miles of range per hour of charging—ideal for topping off your battery overnight.

With a Level 2 home EV charger installed by Penta Electric, you’ll be able to:

      • Fully recharge most new EVs in about 4-8 hours
      • Avoid relying solely on public charging stations
      • Take advantage of lower nighttime electricity rates
      • Maximize your EV’s battery capacity and lifespan

We offer Level 2 EV chargers from top manufacturers like ClipperCreek, ChargePoint and JuiceBox. These companies make reliable, durable chargers that hold up to outdoor weather and deliver ample charging power.

Residential EV Charging in Garage with Solar Panels and Solar Battery

Choose the Right EV Charger for Your Idaho Home

With many EV charger models available from various brands, it can be tricky to select the right one for your home. Here are some top options we recommend depending on your needs and priorities:

      • ClipperCreek HCS-40 – A best-seller with a compact, rugged design. Delivers 7.7kW power and comes in 25 or 40 amp models. Great value EV charger.
      • ChargePoint Home Flex – WiFi-connected for controlling charging via smartphone. Can integrate with solar power. More expensive but very flexible.
      • JuiceBox 40 – Affordable smart charger. Compatible with JuiceNet cloud software for charging data. Handles up to 40 amps.
      • Siemens VersiCharge – Stylish and customizable charger. Available in hardwired or plug-in models. Reliable performance.
      • Grizzl-E Classic – Basic but sturdy Level 2 charger. No WiFi capabilities. Backed by great customer service.
      • Tesla Wall Connector – The fastest Level 2 home EV charger at 11.5kW. Only compatible with Tesla electric vehicles.

We’ll help you select the ideal EV charger based on charging speed needs, smart capabilities, electrical setup, and budget. All of the options we install are rigorously tested for safety and reliability.

Get started with your EV Charger Project

Power Up Your Commercial EV Charging Capabilities

For southern Idaho businesses and organizations with electric fleet vehicles or customers with EVs, installing commercial-grade EV chargers is a smart strategic move.

Penta Electric provides full-service installation and maintenance of commercial Level 2 and DC fast chargers. By partnering with us, you’ll be able to:

  • Provide convenient charging for employees and customers
  • Support growing demand for public EV charging
  • Enhance sustainability initiatives
  • Attract positive media/community attention
  • Increase facility use and revenue

We perform in-depth site assessments and advise you on selecting the right EV chargers to meet your needs:

Level 2 Chargers – Typically used in workplaces, apartments, retail stores. Provides 10-30 miles of range per hour. Requires 240V power supply. Often cheaper to purchase and install.

DC Fast Chargers – Best for highways, gas stations, high-traffic public locations. Provides 60-200 miles of range in 15-45 minutes. Requires 480V three-phase power. Higher equipment/installation cost but delivers blazing fast charging.

Residential EV Charging in Garage with Solar Panels and Solar Battery

Full-Service EV Charging Success for Idaho Businesses

Penta Electric is your commercial EV charging partner from start to finish. Our experts handle:

      • Load calculations – We determine your site’s electrical capacity and infrastructure needs to support EV chargers. Additional panels or circuits may need to be installed.
      • Space planning – We map out the optimal placement of chargers in parking areas and take measurements. The quantity and layout of chargers will be designed to best serve your anticipated needs.
      • Equipment procurement – We’ll acquire the commercial-grade EV chargers and additional electrical components needed for a turnkey installation. Top brands we source from include ChargePoint, JuiceBox, Blink, Electrify America, EVgo, and more.
      • Permits and approvals – We’ll submit permit applications and plans to the city on your behalf and coordinate inspections to get your chargers fully approved for use.
      • Installation – Our in-house team will safely perform all electrical work needed to get your EV chargers up and running. This includes trenching, running conduit, wiring, mounting, and testing.
      • Network setup – For smart chargers, we’ll get them connected to the management network so charging sessions can be tracked and controlled remotely via software.
      • Maintenance and support – We offer ongoing charger maintenance plans to keep your new EV charging stations functioning properly and available 24/7.

By relying on Penta Electric for your commercial EV charging needs in southern Idaho, you’re guaranteed a hassle-free experience resulting in a world-class charging setup you can be proud of.

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Idaho EV Charger Installation Services

We get many common questions from Meridian residents and business owners who are interested in having us install EV chargers. Here are some of the key topics that come up:

How long does a typical EV charger installation take to complete?

For a basic 240V Level 2 residential charger, expect the full installation process to take 1-2 days. Depending on the scope, more complex commercial installations with multiple chargers may take two weeks or longer. We provide a full project timeline so you know what to expect.

Do you pull the necessary permits and arrange for inspections?

Absolutely. We always pull city electrical permits on your behalf and schedule the required inspections. We won’t finish the job until your EV charger passes inspection and is fully approved. This ensures code compliance and safety.

What brands of EV chargers do you install?

For residential charging, top brands we recommend and install include ClipperCreek, ChargePoint, JuiceBox, Grizzl-E, and Tesla. For commercial installations, we install chargers from ChargePoint, JuiceBox, Blink, Electrify America, EVgo, and more. Let us know if you have a preferred brand in mind. We are happy to help you decide which EV charger is best for your situation.

How do you determine the ideal location for installing an EV charger at my home?

We consider the proximity to your electrical panel, concrete/asphalt availability, distance from living spaces, aesthetics, the potential for accidents or damage, and more. The goal is to find the optimal spot that is safe, convenient, and minimizes installation costs.

Can I get my EV charger installed if I have solar panels?

Absolutely! We have extensive experience with solar integration installations. We’ll make sure your EV charger is properly wired to draw power from your home’s solar system and solar batteries as needed. 

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