Business Case – Condominium/Strata
Sub-case: No Public Nodes.
This is the case when charges are installed by Condominium/Strata ONLY for private parking of the owners. So there are only Private Nodes and those Nodes are Dedicated to owners. Condo management knows which Node assigned to which owner and issue the RFID card per owner (usually 2 cards).
In this case only one PCPH Lite is required at minimum. Location of this PCPH would be preferred by the main floor elevator.
Nodes installed at deeded parking lots. Owners park the vehicle, plug in the charger to the car and on the way home scan RFID card at the PCPH lite. PCPH will initiate the charging session.
In Stand Alone Mode: Every month manager will go to PCPH and download usage reports to bill owners for actual use.
In Connected Mode system management, ad billing is automated through the portal. WiFi or LAN internet connection need to be provided to the PCPH. Owners ca be billed per KWH at adjusted rate which will cover the carrying costs of such system.
Sub-case: Public EV charging provided for visitor parking spots.
Recommended equipment: In this case, full PCPH is required.
Few Nodes which are installed at visitor parking spots are set as Public Nodes.
Same as previous case but Visitors will pay to charge at the actual PCPH on their way to visit owners and will be provided with receipt at the PCPH.
In Condominium/Strata Business Case very important to understand the carrying costs of such system over time. We provide below the table of 10 years system carrying costs with most popular current systems:
Example of 30 EV chargers in the Condo/Strata parking garage (Competitor data is more or less accurate, allow some variations):
|Charging network||Cost per charger, USD||Additional cost, USD||Total cost per 30 chargers||Monthly network fees||Total cost of ownership for 10 years|
|ChargePoint CPF||$1700 USD||At least one Cell booster: $1000 USD||$52,000 USD||$20 USD per charger: $600 USD per month $72,000 USD for 10 years||$124,000 USD|
|JuiceNet JuiceBox Pro 40||$1400 USD||At least one WiFi/Cell Booster: $1000 USD||$43,000 USD||$150 USD per charger per year: $45,000 USD for 10 years||$88,000 USD|
|FLO||$2500 USD||At least one Cell Booster: $1000 USD||$76, 000 USD||$120 USD per charger per year : $36,000 USD for 10 years||$112 000 USD|
|Grizzl-E||$500 USD||At least one PCPH $2000 USD||$17,000 USD||No network fees in Stand Alone Mode||$17,000 USD|