Public Charging

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Get a Charge from Your Parking Experience

Offering electric vehicle (EV) charging stations can drive up customer satisfaction. We’re here to help you discover the ins and outs of installing and operating charging equipment at your business.

After you’ve reviewed the information on this site, please contact your Account Manager or call 1-800-990-7788 if you want to discuss Transportation Electrification (TE) for your business.

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Benefits to Spark Your Retail or Parking Business

In today’s competitive parking environment, drivers expect a modern, convenient experience. Investing in EV charging can make your business more appealing to new and repeat customers and visitors. Installing charging stations may give you an edge over your competition, while improving customer satisfaction. And because EVs cut carbon emissions by 70%, you’ll strengthen your reputation as a green leader by helping to reduce smog and greenhouse gasses. As another benefit to your bottom line, your organization may qualify to save on charging equipment through federal and state incentives.

An important step in understanding how charging works is to get familiar with the different types of EVs available. Take a moment to learn more, so you can provide a parking experience that can keep customers satisfied.

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Plug-In Hybrid

A Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) has both an electric motor connected to a battery and an internal combustion engine. To charge its battery, visitors can plug it into a standard electrical outlet or a charging station. PHEVs use the energy stored in the battery to run, but they can travel many more miles on gas, with a much higher fuel efficiency than most conventional vehicles.

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Battery Electric Vehicle

A Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) is 100% powered by electricity. With no reliance on gasoline, emit no pollutants and drivers never need to pull into a gas station. BEVs typically have a driving range between 80 and 250 miles, which makes them ideal for short trips and most daily commutes.

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Transportation Electrification Advisory Services Overview

We offer several services to help you adopt and make the most of transportation electrification. TE Advisory Services is your comprehensive resource for the information and support your business needs throughout its transition to EVs—and down the road.

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Pull in for Charging and Installation Details

Your retail location or garage can provide any of three charging levels, or voltages, to EV drivers. The higher the voltage, the faster the charge—and often the greater the investment. See below for more information on the available charging levels.

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Learn Your Way Around TE Infrastructure

Get details about the deployment process for charging stations, including our role in ensuring a safe and reliable connection to the grid.

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Map Out a Plan with Our Charge Port Estimator

Our Charge Port Estimator can help you determine the number of charging stations to deploy at your business.

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Drive Down Your Costs

We provide helpful tools, incentive information, and rate options to help you navigate your business down the right path to deploy and manage EV charging.

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Vehicle-Grid Integration

EV technology can actually serve the grid and help lower operating costs for facility and vehicle owners. Take a moment to explore the opportunities to manage EV charging and reap the benefits of vehicle-grid integration.

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Get Rolling with a Rate that Works for You

You have the option of adding your new EV charging to your existing SCE meter and service, or taking advantage of one of the three non-residential, separately-metered rate options. These rates may help lower your bill, particularly if most of the charging takes place off-peak.

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Please contact your Account Manager or call 1-800-990-7788 to discuss your best rate option.