How long does it take to get a full charge on most EVs?
  • Fast chargers typically have an output between 50 kilowatts (kW) – 350 kW. 
  • Level 2 chargers typically have a max output of 5 kW – 10 kWh. The County owned Level 2 chargers have a max output of 6.6 kW – 8.7 kW, which can give vehicles about 125 miles of range in about 5 hours.
  • In general, higher output chargers charge a vehicle faster, with the latest technologies providing a full charge in 10-20 minutes.
  • For a refresher on the units kW and kWh (power and energy) visit this link. Check with your vehicle dealership and/or manufacturer to learn the pros and cons of utilizing fast v. slow charging on the health of your vehicle’s battery. 

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1. What’s the deal with EV chargers around the Richins Building and Kimball Junction Transit Center?
2. What are the different types of EV chargers, in general?
3. How long does it take to get a full charge on most EVs?
4. Are there enough chargers in the community to charge my electric vehicle?
5. Why does Summit County own and operate EV chargers?
6. Do I have to pay to use County owned EV charging stations?
7. Why do I have to pay to use the County-owned fast chargers?
8. How do I charge my EV?
9. What should I do if my vehicle is not charging?