Palo Alto will require all new homes to support electric vehicle chargers

Palo Alto will require all new homes to support electric vehicle chargers

New residents of Palo Alto, California looking to have a home built for themselves will soon have an interesting new requirement: their house must be wired up to support an electric vehicle charger. According to Palo Alto Online , the city’s council adopted a change to its building code last Tuesday that, once fully drafted and adopted in the coming months, will require all new homes to be wired in a way that will easily accommodate a charger. The chargers will reportedly add on about $200 to the cost of a new home — far less expensive than the $1,000 or $2,000 that retrofitting a home would cost. Continue reading…

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