EV charger installations are Newtech Electrical Services' specialty. We love to deliver state-of-the-art EV charger installations for homes and businesses. We deliver thorough installation services from power planning to final install, customized to meet your specific needs.

We are committed to delivering high-quality, reliable EV Charging installations at your home or business. Newtech Electrical Services Ltd. is your go-to expert for efficient and dependable EV charger installations.

Call 604 377 5304 to book your EV Charger installation today!

Newtech Electric: Your Premier EV Charger Installation Specialist in Greater Vancouver

At Newtech Electric, we are dedicated to making the switch to electric vehicles easy and convenient for everyone in Greater Vancouver. Our expert team of certified electricians has years of experience installing EV chargers, ensuring that your home or business is equipped with the best technology available.

We pride ourselves on providing top-notch customer service, from the initial consultation to the final installation and beyond. Whether you're in Vancouver, Surrey, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Tsawwassen, Delta, Maple Ridge, Langley, Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Hope, or Agassiz, you can trust Newtech Electric to deliver safe, efficient, and reliable EV charger installations that meet all local and national electrical codes. Make the smart choice for your electric vehicle and let Newtech Electric power your journey to a greener future.

Which EV Charger Type Meets Your Needs?

Choosing the right EV wall charger is crucial for maximizing the efficiency and convenience of your electric vehicle.

In British Columbia, there are three main types of chargers: Level 1, Level 2, and DC Fast Chargers. Each type varies in charging speed, installation cost, and suitability for different usage scenarios.

Level 1 chargers are affordable and easy to install, making them perfect for light EV users.

Level 2 chargers offer faster charging times and are ideal for regular daily use.

DC Fast Chargers provide the quickest charge but are more complex and costly to install, typically found in commercial locations.

The following chart compares these options to help you make an informed decision based on your needs and circumstances.

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Our Residential EV Charger Installation Process

  • Free Consultation: We'll talk about what you need, check your home's electrical system, and suggest the best type and place for your charger.
  • Clear Quote: You'll get a detailed quote that shows the cost of the charger, installation fees, and any rebates you might get.
  • Permits and Approvals: We'll take care of all the necessary permits and approvals with local authorities to make sure everything is legal.
  • Professional Installation: Our certified electricians will install your charger safely and quickly, making sure there's little disruption to your home.
  • Testing and Guide: We'll test the charger to make sure it works perfectly and give you a user guide to help you use it.
  • Ongoing Support: After installation, we're always here to answer any questions and provide maintenance support if you need it.
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    Commercial EV Charger Installation Process

  • Site Evaluation: We'll visit your commercial property to understand your needs, assess the electrical infrastructure, and recommend the best charging solutions.
  • Comprehensive Quote: You'll receive a detailed quote outlining the cost of chargers, installation fees, and any potential savings from rebates.
  • Permits and Approvals: We handle all necessary permits and approvals with local authorities to ensure a compliant and smooth installation process.
  • Professional Installation: Our certified electricians will install the chargers efficiently and safely, minimizing any disruption to your business operations.
  • System Testing and Training: We'll thoroughly test the chargers to ensure they are working perfectly and provide training for your staff on how to use and maintain the system.
  • Ongoing Support and Maintenance: We're here to provide ongoing support, answer any questions, and offer maintenance services to keep your chargers in top condition.
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    British Columbia EV Charger Rebate Program

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    Highlights of BC's EV Charger Rebate Program

    Supports clean transportation choices for homes, workplaces, and multi-unit residential buildings.

    Funded by B.C.'s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, and sometimes by the Government of Canada.

    Administered by BC Hydro as part of the CleanBC Go Electric plan.

    Program reopens on October 31, 2023, with $6.59M in funding for fiscal year 23/24.

    Funding is first-come, first-served and limited.

    Single Family Homes Rebate:
    Up to 50% of purchase and installation costs for eligible Level 2 chargers, up to $350.

    BC Hydro Top-Up: Additional $250 for installing an eligible smart EV charger.

    Apartment, Condo, and Townhome ComplexesEV Ready Rebates:

    Plan Rebate: 75% of costs, up to $3,000 for creating an EV Ready plan.

    Infrastructure Rebate: 50% of costs, up to $600 per parking space, and a project maximum of $120,000 for infrastructure installation.

    Charger Rebate: 50% of costs, up to $1,400 per Level 2 charger, with a maximum of $14,000.

    Standalone EV Charger Rebate:
    50% of costs, up to $2,000 per Level 2 charger, with a maximum of $14,000.

    Workplaces Rebate: Up to 50% of costs, up to $2,000 per Level 2 charger, with a maximum of $14,000.
    Eligible for multiple locations, with up to four separate applications.

    These EV charger rebates make EV charger installations more affordable, encouraging more residents and businesses in British Columbia to switch to electric vehicles.

    Note: Pre-approval from BC Hydro required before purchase and installation in most cases.
    See details at BC Hydro.

    Newtech is a recommended installer for several leading EV charger brands, meeting high quality and inspection standards. After installation, we share the details with the charger manufacturer to ensure top-notch service and quality control.

    To get more details on how we can help with your upcoming installation, please contact us.


    What types of EV chargers are available, and which one is best for my needs?

    We have over 15 years of experience working in the electrical industry in British Columbia. Our extensive experience ensures that we bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every project, large or small.

    There are three main types of EV chargers: Level 1, Level 2, and DC Fast Chargers. Level 1 chargers use a standard 110v outlet and are suitable for light EV users or plug-in hybrids as they charge slowly. Level 2 chargers, which require a 240v outlet, charge much faster and are ideal for daily use by regular EV drivers. DC Fast Chargers provide the fastest charging times but are typically used in commercial locations due to their higher cost and complex installation.

    How long does it take to install an EV charger at my home?

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    The installation time for an EV charger varies depending on the type of charger and the specifics of your home's electrical system. Generally, a Level 1 charger can be installed in less than an hour as it uses a standard outlet. A Level 2 charger installation typically takes 2-4 hours because it requires a dedicated 240v circuit. DC Fast Charger installations are more complex and can take several days, including necessary electrical upgrades and permitting.

    Are there any government rebates or incentives for installing an EV charger in British Columbia?

    Yes, we are fully licensed, bonded, and certified to work in all municipalities in British Columbia. Moreover, we have comprehensive WCB coverage and $5 million in liability insurance, ensuring peace of mind for all our clients.

    Yes, British Columbia offers various rebates and incentives for installing EV chargers through the CleanBC Go Electric EV Charger Rebate Program. Homeowners can get rebates of up to 50% of the purchase and installation costs for eligible Level 2 chargers, with additional top-up funding available from BC Hydro. Multi-unit residential buildings and workplaces also have access to significant rebates for EV infrastructure and charger installations. It's best to check the latest details on the program as funding and eligibility criteria can change.

    Do I need a permit to install an EV charger?

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    Yes, most EV charger installations require permits to ensure compliance with local electrical codes and safety standards. The permitting process involves submitting an application to your local authority, which will review the installation plan and issue the necessary permits. Professional installers, like those at Newtech Electric, typically handle the permitting process for you, ensuring that all regulatory requirements are met.

    Can I install an EV charger in a multi-unit residential building like a condo or apartment?

    Yes, EV chargers can be installed in multi-unit residential buildings, but the process can be more complex than single-family home installations. It usually involves creating an EV Ready plan, installing the necessary electrical infrastructure, and getting approval from the building's management or strata council. Rebates and incentives are available to help with these costs. Newtech Electric can assist with planning, obtaining approvals, and installing the chargers to ensure a smooth and compliant process.
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