Driving an electric vehicle (EV) is no longer a futuristic concept; it’s today's reality. It's a transformative move towards a sustainable lifestyle, reshaping our transportation system. As the number of electric vehicles on the road increases, so does the demand for efficient EV charger installations.
Installing your EV charger may be more inexpensive and complex than you have hoped. However, you will reap long-term benefits by ensuring proper and professional EV charger installation, particularly by selecting the best installer. An effective installation service can make all the difference, from providing your charger safe and compliant with national regulations to increasing your property’s value.
NorthCharge deals with a professional installation team to provide services. The installation service is mainly focused on business & fleet service. For individuals and home installation, we can provide service across Ontario province for now but will soon have services across the rest of the regions in Canada, whereas for the US, there is no team for home services EV chargers are easy to install by any certified electrician.
We understand this is not a do-it-yourself project or a place to cut corners. Subpar electrical work can seriously affect your EV charging and the value of your home and your family’s safety.
We are a dependable home charging installation partner for the world's leading automakers and massive EV drivers like you. We set the industry standard for safety, service quality, and customer support, and a guarantee backs every installation.
The program closed on August 11, 2022. NRCAN will target having funding
decisions by late 2022 to possibly re-open the program in 2023.
NRCan’s contribution through this Program will be limited to fifty percent (50%)
of Total Project Costs up to a maximum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) per
project and up to a maximum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) per project for
Applications from Ultimate Recipient to Delivery Organizations will be limited to
less than $100,000.
Available to: Multi-family, workplace, public sites, fleet, and
Multi-year initiative to establish a network of DCFCs along national highways.
50% of total project costs up to $50,000 per DCFC. Maximum contribution of $5
million per project. NRCan contributions are repayable based on certain
Owners or residents of single-family homes that purchase and install an eligible
Level 2 EV charger can receive a rebate of up to 50% of costs, to a maximum of
$350, while funding lasts. This offer is also available to duplexes and
townhouses with private garages or dedicated parking.
On January 17, 2022, the governments of Canada and British Columbia committed up
to $134 million towards a third intake of the Green Infrastructure - CleanBC
Communities Fund (CCF), which is part of the federal government’s Investing in
Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP), to support cost-sharing of infrastructure
projects in communities across the province. This intake supports projects
starting in 2023 and completing by March 2027.
Available to: Public sites, fleet, municipalities (projects must include a
local or indigenous government)
For municipalities in Alberta. 50% of total pre-GST install costs up to $2,000
per Level 2 charger or DCFC. Maximum rebate of $40,000 per municipality. Also
includes additional rebates for the purchase of light, medium, and heavy-duty
This program is now closed. No information is available as to whether it will
re-open in the future.
50% of total install costs up to $2,000 per Level 2 charger. For businesses,
workplaces, and large multi-family buildings (5 units or more). Maximum rebate
of 5 chargers per organization per year. Pre-approval is recommended.
Available to: Multi-family, workplace, public sites
The time it takes to charge an electric vehicle depends on the battery’s size and the
charger’s power output. A standard home charger can take between 6-12 hours to fully
charge an EV, while a fast charger can recharge up to 80% of the battery in as little as
There are three types of EV chargers: Level 1, Level 2, and DC Fast Chargers. Level 1
chargers use a standard 120V household outlet and offer a charging rate of about 4-5
miles of range per hour. Level 2 chargers require a 240V outlet and can provide 10-60
miles of range per hour. DC fast chargers are the fastest and can provide up to 300
miles of range in 30 minutes.
The cost of installing an EV charger depends on the type of charger and the installation
requirements. A basic Level 1 charger can cost around $300, while a Level 2 charger can
cost between $500 to $2,000, and a DC fast charger can cost anywhere from $10,000 to
Yes, you can charge your electric vehicle at home. You can install a Level 1 or Level 2
charger in your garage or driveway, and most electric vehicles come with a portable
charger that can be plugged into a standard household outlet.
You can use smartphone apps like PlugShare or ChargePoint to find public EV charging
stations. You can also check with your EV manufacturer or visit their website for
information on charging station locations.