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Montreal Home Charger installation recommendations ?

MtlRich79

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Sep 1, 2021
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Montreal
I am a new owner of a Model 3, and purchased the home charger and looking to get it installed. I spoke with Elektrica and they told me roughly $500-$800 over the phone... then the guy shows up and gives me a $2500 estimate! I don't really understand how its so much because we have great infrastructure in place.

I get the feeling that they are overcharging significantly and i'm wondering if anyone has a good experience with a reasonable installer in the montreal area. Any recommendations are greatly appreciated! Thank you
 

GtiMart

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Nov 13, 2019
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Quebec City, Canada
Did the estimate include any panel rebalancing or upgrade? The electrician must first determine if your panel can accept the extra load. If not, I think it can get costly pretty quickly.
Otherwise, apart from charger cost it's a breaker, wiring, passing the wire, time... Wiring costs a lot (6AWG for example) so it depends on the length you need. If it's far away, it might tak e a long time to fish it.
 

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