The Ipswich Electric Light Department, and The Town of Ipswich are committed to reducing green house gas emissions by not only adding EVs to our own fleet, but by arming our residents with information and incentives that could make getting an EV possible.
There are currently two charging stations available for public use in Ipswich at a rate of $1.25/hour. These stations are conveniently located at 12 Hammatt Street and 44 So Main Street.
Charging an Electric Vehicle:
Charging your electric vehicle at home requires a professionally installed electric vehicle charging station. Charging times will vary depending on the capacity of the battery, how depleted it is and the type of charger being used. The chart below offers some basic guidance for charging level supply power and charging times.
208/480VAC 3-phase (input current proportional to output power; ~20-400A AC)
* Data from U.S. Department of Energy Vehicle Technologies Office
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What is an Electric Vehicle?:
All electric vehicles derive their power, at least in part by an electric battery. There are two main types of Electric Vehicles on the market, All Electric Vehicles (AEV) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV).