847-832-0700 1946-D Lehigh Ave
Glenview, IL 60026

Electric Car Charging Stations

Current Electrical Contractors is recommended by Tesla and its customers! This is the most common charger we install.

 

Tesla Electric Car Chargers

Current Electrical Contractors is an approved Tesla charger installer. When you need electric car charging installations for these vehicles, we are your go-to source. That being said, our electrician near Evanston must take out a permit for each installation. The installation must be approved by the local inspection authority and photos will be submitted to Tesla for their records.

All Tesla vehicles come with a NEMA 14-50 plug that is inserted to the Tesla Wall Connector. The wall connector can be set to different amperages depending on what is available from the electrical panel. The higher the amperage the faster the vehicle charges. For example, on average a Tesla charges at a rate of 5 to 11 miles per hour of charge with a 15 amp Circuit breaker and 30 to 44 miles per hour of charge with a 100 amp breaker.

Tesla Electric Car Chargers

Other Types of Car Chargers

While Tesla is one of the most popular brands of electric cars, we find many customers are searching for EV charger installers near me. When you need an electric car charger for another type of vehicle, our team is standing by to provide the same level of service. We provide electric car charging installations in Glenview, Northbrook, Winnetka, Wilmette, Evanston, and Highland Park so you don’t have to keep searching for car chargers near me. It’s our goal to help our customers drive a more eco-friendly car while being able to charge it when they need to. It doesn’t matter what type of electric car you have; we can provide the reliable installation you need to keep it charged up and ready to go.

New Electric Charging Technology

Sometimes there is not enough power in the electrical panel to power the charger. Previously, the homeowner would have to make an expensive upgrade to the electrical service to install the charger, but our electrician near Evanston has a different option. The world of electric car chargers is rapidly changing and evolving to make it easier and more affordable for more people to make the switch from traditional gas-powered vehicles to electric in the name of saving the environment. We strive to stay on top of these latest trends to serve as reliable EV charger installers for all of Glenview, Northbrook, Winnetka, Wilmette, Evanston, and Highland Park.

Recently a UL-approved device called an OCC has been invented to solve this problem. An OCC monitors the electrical current and will shut off the car charger before the maximum current is reached. The OCC will then automatically turn the charger back on when the current goes down as other devices are turned off. Our electrician near Evanston is the first company in Illinois to install an OCC device. While this installation will have an additional cost, it is far less expensive than a service upgrade.

How Much Does An Installation Cost?

The average installation is $1,500 but will vary. Pricing is based on:

  • The distance from the electrical panel to the parked car
  • The amount of amperage left in the panel to power the charger
  • The amperage draw of the charger
  • How complicated the electrical route is from the panel to the charger

We Help You Make the Best Choice

When you hire us for your electric car charger installations in Glenview, Northbrook, Winnetka, Wilmette, Evanston, and Highland Park, you can rest assured you’re working with a team of professionals who have a solid foundation in electrical work. We have proudly worked on residential, commercial, and industrial electrical projects throughout the area, both for new construction and for upgrades or changes to existing properties. For this reason, you can put your trust in us when it comes to electric car chargers. We take the time to get to know your needs, as well as explore the capabilities of your current electrical system, and make an informed recommendation to help you get the most out of your car charger. We want to make sure you have the power you need to get the job done as quickly as possible while maintaining safety.

Why Make the Switch?

Switching from a traditional fuel car to an electric car provides various personal and environmental benefits. You will never again have to waste time or money at a gas station. On average Americans spend up to $4,000 on gas each year! In addition, electric cars do not use oil to lubricate the engine, meaning your average maintenance costs will be much lower. Electric cars also help reduce dangerous emissions that contribute to climate change, ecological damage and public health.

We are serving throughout the Chicago area and along the North Shore, including Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Kenilworth, Lake Forest, Northbrook, Northfield, Wilmette and Winnetka.

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“It was a very big job to get 240V from the house to the detached garage. Current Electric did a beautiful job and was very easy to work with. I highly recommend Current Electric. I thought the price for their work was very reasonable too.”

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