How to get your strata on board
If you live in an apartment or condo that doesn't have EV charging stations or needs additional parking spots for EV charging, you're probably wondering about the best way to approach your building manager or strata council to get EV charging installed. We're here to help you prepare your request.
Preparing your request
EV charging rebates for apartment/condo buildings
If your building is in the process of planning upgrades to support EV charging at its residential parking stalls, there are provincial rebates available to help. There’s the standalone EV charger rebate offer, as well as the EV Ready rebates, which help subsidize the cost of planning and installing the necessary electrical infrastructure to support your current or future EV charging needs.
What if your request for a Level 2 EV charger is denied?
You don't need a Level 2 charging station to power your EV. You can use a Level 1 charger plugged into a standard three-pronged outlet. It just takes longer to charge.
Also, many people manage to own an EV without charging at home by taking advantage of charging stations at work or at one of the more than 1,000 publicly available chargers in B.C., including a growing network of fast charging stations.
Find a charging station near you and learn all about BC Hydro's fast charging network