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Residential Electric Car Chargers - Professional Installation in CT - Newington Electric Co.

If the general public is plugging into your charging station, make sure it is installed properly by a licensed qualified electrical contractor.

Protect yourself from liability faults and avoid Warranty issues! Always use a trained, certified, licensed professional when installing a car charging station.

Some EV manufacturers and EV charging station manufacturers will void the warranty if their equipment is not installed by a qualified licensed professional.

Charging Stations are becoming a Growing Trend amongst Connecticut retailers...!
Is Your Connecticut Business EV- Friendly?

Attract customers to your business by providing EV charging stations. More and more CT businesses are attracting customers by providing Electric Car Charging Stations for their convenience.

Newington Electric has both the knowledge and the experience to help you with the installation of Electric Car Charging Stations that will benefit both you and the consumer.

Typical Indoor and Outdoor Commercial Installations of Electric Car Charging Stations in Connecticut (CT) include:

  • Laundry Mats
  • Retailers
  • Shopping Centers / Malls
  • Food Stores
  • Coffee Shops
  • State-Owned Facilities
  • Highway Rest Stop Areas
  • Condominium Complexes
  • Apartment Owners
  • Landlords
  • Places of Worship
  • Events
  • Property Management
  • Parking Lots
  • Curbside
  • Indoor/Outdoor Parking Garages
  • Fast Food Chains
  • Office Buildings
  • Travel Destinations


Charging Stations are Available in Three Levels – "Level 1", "Level 2", and "Level 3"

Here are the Three Charging Levels as specified by the National Electrical Code for Car Chargers:


Voltage (VAC)

Current (Amps)

Power (kVA)


Standard Outlet

Level 1 - Primarily for Residential Use 120 12 1.44 Single 120V 20 Amp Grounded Outlet
Level 2 - Suitable for Commercial, Municipal &
Residential Use
208/240 32 6.7/7.7 Single 220V 40 Amp Grounded Power Outlet
Level 3
Strictly Commercial & Municipal Use Only
480 4001 192 Three Phase Three Phase 480V Grounded PowerOutlet

Level 1 (120 Volt AC) - Primarily for Residential Use Only
Level 1 uses a dedicated 120-volt, single phase separate circuit 20-Amp three prong grounded outlet. Although it depends greatly on the vehicle you are charging, it typically takes between 8 to 14 hours to fully charge a vehicle. The biggest disadvantage is the length of time it takes to recharge a vehicle. Level 1 chargers require a grounded 120 –Volt 20 Amp separate circuit to power the level 1 car charging station. Level 1 stations are not intended for stop and go charging, Due to the extended length of time required to re-charge. Level 1 should only be used for overnight parking situations.

Level 2 (208-220-230 Volt AC) - Commercial, Municipal & Residential Use
Level 2 increases the charge power by 5x and decreases the typical full charge time down to 4-8 hours, thus the main advantage for Level 2 Charging is speed. Level 2 charging is the most popular system used for commercial, municipal, as well as residential applications used by the general public, as it offers a quick recharge time – half the time of Level 1. Level 2 requires a dedicated 220-volt single phase grounded separate circuit to power the Level 2 charging station. This voltage is commonly found in most commercial buildings.

Level 3 (480 Volt AC) - Strictly Commercial & Municipal Use Only
Unlike Level 1 and 2 charging systems, Level 2 offers rapid charging, fully charging an electric car battery in 30 minutes or less. Level 3 charging systems are the perfect choice for stop and go charging. Level 3 charging stations are capable of charging multiple electric cars, all at the same time. Level 3 charging is the perfect choice for travelers that are on the go, not expected to be in one place too long - whether they are shopping, eating at a restaurant, or making a quick stop at a municipality - Level 3 is the way to go!

Just Like "Pay at the Pump", Give Your Customers The Option!
Level 2 and 3 are available in a wide variety depending on your needs. NEC can help you choose the right charging station that’s right for both you, the provider, as well as the customer who will be plugging into it. From a single car charging station to a multi-car charging station, NEC is the right choice. Both Level 2 and 3 are available with P.O.S. (point of sale) swipe card payment options. Similar to a gas pump, your customer can choose from debit or charge, or if you prefer you can offer a system that is free to use for the consumer.

NEC is licensed and registered with the State of Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. We enjoy an excellent reputation with both Local and State Electrical Inspectors.Our electricians in our Electric Car division are qualified to safely install any electric car charging station according to the manufacturer's specifications. Our staff of electricians are licensed by the State of Connecticut and Consumer Protection. Newington Electric Company has the experience and know how to install the car charging station that's right for both you and the consumer.

Newington Electric has the latest testing equipment and voltage meters to ensure that your new car charging station is putting out the correct voltage for your electric car specifications. Our knowledgeable staff is here to assist you from start to finish ensuring that your electric car charging station is installed safely and operating correctly.

licensePlease call us today if you have any questions. We’re here to help.

If you're considering having an electric car charging station, anywhere in Connecticut, Newington Electric Co. is the right choice.

Thank you,
Ed Ingalls
President, Newington Electric Co.

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