EV Depot Charging Station Design

Depot EV Charger Custom Solutions for Today and the Future 

Before we start your EV depot charging station design for you. We first need to understand what your EV program vision looks like. Fleet electrification planning is complex and requires specialized expertise. Our EV experts will engage with you early in the process to fully understand your organization’s objectives, timeline, and budget as it relates to your electric vehicle initiatives to ensure we design an electric vehicle charging program that fits your needs today and into the future.

Once we have the necessary foundation of information, Chateau Energy will perform due diligence on your portfolio of sites to identify and prioritize which locations have the greatest potential. Not all sites are created equal when it comes to EV charger installation. A site assessment will determine the power capacity, space, and condition of the current electrical infrastructure. A review of zoning and easements and analysis of existing power sources will also be completed.

Depot Charging Infrastructure Planning

After reviewing the site assessment information, Chateau Energy starts the concept development stage. This includes determining how many vehicles per location, the type of EV charger that best matches your needs, the type and level of charging equipment, the charging management strategies, and calculating for future fleet growth. From that, we design a customized EV charging program for each site, including civil and electrical engineering, network controls, charging equipment specifications, lighting upgrades and security needs.

Streamlined EV Depot Charging Station Design

At Chateau Energy Solutions, we understand that deploying EV charging infrastructure can be a complex and daunting task. That’s why we offer turnkey solutions that streamline the installation process and provide ongoing support to ensure the long-term success of your EV charging deployment. From site assessment and equipment procurement to installation and maintenance, we handle every aspect of the project so you can focus on running your business.

In addition to our core services, we also provide advanced charging management systems and software solutions that enable remote monitoring, access control, and data analytics for your depot charging infrastructure. These smart technologies empower fleet managers to optimize charging schedules, track energy usage, and monitor station performance in real-time, ultimately maximizing efficiency and minimizing downtime.

Stages of Engineering EV Charging Depots

Creating a customized EV program includes:

  • Site selection to perform due diligence on potential target sites
  • Site assessment to determine the capacity and condition of the current electrical infrastructure
  • Electrical inspection of transformers, switch gears, charging units, and breakers
  • Utility interface to ensure proper infrastructure for EV integration
  • Concept development to develop a high-level program, including equipment, charging, and demand management strategies
  • Design including civil and electrical
  • Sizing infrastructure to establish exactly what is the best type of EV charger for your specific needs
  • Scalable EV charging infrastructure to ensure your organization will have capacity for future EV charging growth
  • Permitting applications for building and electrical as well as scheduling inspections
  • EV demand response (DR) strategies to help minimize energy costs

3 Levels of EV Charging

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Chateau Energy will help you every step of the way with your EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment) needs.

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