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EV Charger Types: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve ever researched EV charging, you’ve probably run into the concept of “Levels” or “types” of chargers. These two terms are used to describe the power output provided by a given unit.   A higher power Level doesn’t necessarily indicate newer-generation...

Smart EV chargers: deployment and grid benefits 

Smart charging. Is it just another buzzword or do I need a smart charger? How do smart EV charging stations work?   Let's dive right in! We’ll look at smart charging solutions for commercial, fleet, public and even residential use and how they protect the grid, plus...

Evolve powered by FLO: Are EVs a Threat to the Grid?

Evolve powered by FLO: Are EVs a Threat to the Grid?   Whenever mass EV adoption is mentioned, questions about grid capacity instantly pop-up. Can the grid handle the impending demand? Will there be more rolling blackouts if everyone drives an EV? Two of FLO...

EV charging uptime: on the way up 

As more drivers go electric and more EV charging stations continue to spring up, hiccups are to be expected as we move from early to mass adoption—just like when the first cell phones came out.  Remember those? They were the size of bricks, and service was spotty at...

Curbside Charging: Supporting Equitable EV Adoption

How curbside chargers provide a “home-adjacent” experience By Cory Bullis, Senior Public Affairs Manager at FLO In my last article, I talked about how convenient and important access to overnight home charging is. There truly is no place like home to charge your EV......

Paying for EV charging by the kWh, what does it mean?

Paying for EV charging by the kWh, what does it mean?  If you’re driving an EV in Canada, you might start seeing a new unit of measurement for public charging sessions soon: kWh. For now, this optional method will only be available for some level 2 charging stations,...

The win-win benefits of EV charging for business

Direct-current fast chargers (DCFC) are a hot topic these days. With EV charging technology and the needs of drivers evolving at the same fast speed, you may be wondering if charging stations are worth the investment for your business. Well, we’ve gone ahead and built...

Evolve: Are EVs for Everyone?

The EV market is growing with more government investment and auto manufacturers recognizing the increased user adoption of the technology. No longer a technology accessible for early adopters, EVs are fast becoming a realistic option for everyone. Cory Bullis, Senior...

EV charging 101: the dos and don’ts

EVs are still relatively new. As with any new technology, there’s a learning curve, and the one for EVs can be steep — including when it comes to charging etiquette. To ease you into the transition, here are a few things to keep in mind when you pull up to a charging...