EV charging station parking spots completed by TCA's talented contractors

Project Spotlight: EV Charging Station Installation

See How Your Favourite EV Charging Station Contractors Came Through for This Client! As Vancouver’s leading EV charging station contractors, we love a good challenge here at TCA Electric. Multifamily housing complexes often present some of the most unique and interesting hurdles in order to complete an EV charger installation—and that’s why we love taking […]

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How to Take Advantage of BC Hydro’s Multifamily EV Charger Rebates

BC Hydro Rebates Make EV Charger Installation Even More Cost-Efficient Here in Canada, British Columbia is one of the top provinces to own an electric vehicle thanks to our relatively developed EV infrastructure. This includes nearly 500 public charging stations in Vancouver alone that EV drivers can take advantage of. Residents of apartment complexes and […]

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Project Spotlight: Commercial EV Charging Station Installation

TCA Installed EV Chargers at Whistler Blackcomb! Our Project Spotlights blog series highlights some of our favourite electrical projects over the years. In today’s Project Spotlight: a commercial EV charging station installation we completed in a very unique location! This project saw our team travel up to Whistler, BC to install EV chargers at Whistler […]

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Installing a Tesla Home Charging Station Is Easier Than You Think

When the first Tesla home charging stations hit the market, they were a major investment for many homeowners. As is typical with emergent technology, the devices tended to be expensive, while installation costs were also quite high. For those with older 100-amp electrical panels, these costs would be higher still, as the home’s panel would […]

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FLO vs. ChargePoint: Which Is the Right EV Charger for You?

If you’re a Tesla owner, your charging decision is pretty easy: Tesla has its own line of home chargers and an exclusive charging network for their owners to use. For all other electric vehicle owners, however, there are many options available for home charging. FLO and ChargePoint, the two biggest players in terms of North […]

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Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Electrician for an EV Charger Installation

Here Are the Key Questions to Ask Any Electrician About EV Installation Before scheduling an EV charger installation for your home, there’s a lot of information you’ll need first. No two homes are the same, and on top of that every EV driver has different needs and wants when it comes to EV charging capabilities […]

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In Need of a Tesla Home Charger? 

Electric vehicles are growing in popularity with each passing year. According to the Toronto Star, Canadians purchased more electric vehicles in 2019 and 2020 than in the preceding eight years combined. Meanwhile, while many automakers saw declines in sales, Tesla reached nearly 1 million units sold in 2021—and the Model 3 was the fifth-best-selling vehicle […]

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Tesla Wall Charger Installation: Everything You Need to Know

Have questions about Tesla chargers? We’ve got answers! If you’ve just bought a Tesla, or you’re looking to purchase one, chances are you’re looking into Tesla wall charger installation as well. Tesla’s wall connectors add more range per hour of charging than the mobile connector that comes with every Tesla vehicle. This gives drivers the […]

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Key Considerations When Installing a Multifamily EV Charging Station

Here’s what you should know about multifamily EV charging stations With electric vehicles growing ever more popular, EV charging station installation has become a commonly requested service for professional electricians. Early on, EV chargers were a luxury commodity, before home EV chargers became more affordable. Now, electric vehicle charging stations are in high demand for […]