With an environmental push from car manufactures, many people wonder whether Electric Cars are really worth it? Can Miami Drivers expect significant savings with an electric car over gas vehicles? These are common questions many potential car buyers are faced with looking into converting from a traditional car to owning an electric vehicle such as a Tesla Model 3 or Chevy Volt.
Before you decide to go fully electrical, you may need to know all the costs of driving an electric car in Florida. For example, how much will you spend to charge your electric car? The price is not always as clear as you think, unlike gas. You might get to the pump and save money. But, where you charge will determine the amount that you will pay.
A majority of EV owners view recharging their Electric Car at home to be more practical than Public Charging Stations. And if you are making use of DC fast charge or the normal AC outlet, you will pay per kWh (kilowatt-hour). As of the end of 2020 in the US, the average electricity price per kWh is 12.23¢ (cents). Your location determines the price that you will pay. For example, a busy electric car charger in Miami will cost more than an electric station in Fort Lauderdale.
There is no longer the anxiety of range as more stations for charging EV are built all over. Many gas stations in Fort Lauderdale and Weston have charging stations for electric vehicles. Charging at public stations is undoubtedly more expensive than charging at home, but you will get added charging convenience at public stations while you shop, work, or dine. You can make use of a debit or credit card to pay, or the apps provided by the charging network, if available.
In a lot of public stations today, you would be billed according to the time you spend charging your EV. The particular station will be the one to determine the exact price that you would pay. In other stations, they may offer their services to you at a slashed-down rate. Tesla owners can find super-charger locations in Florida via their touch screen display or by googling “Tesla Charging Station Near Me”.
When is the best time to charge my Electric Car?
Electric usage in the US is usually very low from midnight to around 6 AM. Most people would be asleep by this period. So, it is a good time to recharge your EV since there is just a little load on the electric power grid. By 6 PM, people are already returning from work. This is when they will use their different electrical appliances and turn their lights on. Therefore, the most ideal time to charge your EV is after midnight.
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