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Took delivery of my Cajun Red 2017 Bolt Premier on August 11, 2017. Ordered it in February '17. Loving it! :) We also have a 2017 Volt that we got in mid-2016. Loving it, too! :)

We have a ChargePoint 240v EVSE Level 2 charger, plug-in type with 25 foot charge cord. We originally installed it for the Volt, but it also works on the Bolt. We just alternate usage. One station works just fine for both cars. I have to back the Bolt into the garage so its charge port is close enough to the charge station (25 ft cord reaches it that way), but that's a tiny inconvenience. And, with the "bird's eye view" Surround Vision cameras on the Bolt, backing into the garage is a snap! (I got the DC Fast Charge option on my Bolt, so I'm anxious to give that a try sometime. Just have to find a DC station! Not a lot of those around yet, though.)

We purchased our ChargePoint EVSE from Amazon and I installed it myself. We have a gas range and didn't need the 30A circuit for an electric range, so I just upgraded that breaker to 40A. The breaker panel is in the garage, so I only had to run wiring a few feet to install the outlet; it uses NEMA 6-50. Got all the electrical parts at Lowes.

I got the ChargePoint with a plug rather than hard-wired in case I ever wanted to move it -- just easier to simply unplug it and move. I saw in a separate post that one user plans to take his Level 2 charger with him on trips so he can plug it in at an RV park, etc. Hadn't thought of that, but that's a good idea. The ChargePoint uses the NEMA 6-50 plug, so I will probably make up a short NEMA 6-50 to NEMA 14-50 adapter cable as the 14-50 is the more common outlet that might be found "in the wild."

I highly recommend the ChargePoint EVSE; we've had it for over a year (got it when we bought the Volt) and the ChargePoint has been totally reliable. It also has a smartphone app that reminds you to plug in, tells you when the car is charged, estimates cost of electricity used for charging, has a charge station locator map, etc. Here's a link to the ChargePoint Home Electric Vehicle Charger, 32 Amp, on Amazon: http://a.co/14wwWY2 Check it out!
 

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Glad to see you vouched for the CP system since not always does it help to see reviews like this just on Amazon, often some more confirmation or depth of the person leaving a review is needed. Unless i'm overthinking it, after all with 151 reviews with a 4.5/5 average... that can be an impulse buy!
 

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Took delivery of my Cajun Red 2017 Bolt Premier on August 11, 2017. Ordered it in February '17. Loving it!
We also have a 2017 Volt that we got in mid-2016. Loving it, too!


We have a ChargePoint 240v EVSE Level 2 charger, plug-in type with 25 foot charge cord. We originally installed it for the Volt, but it also works on the Bolt. We just alternate usage. One station works just fine for both cars. I have to back the Bolt into the garage so its charge port is close enough to the charge station (25 ft cord reaches it that way), but that's a tiny inconvenience. And, with the "bird's eye view" Surround Vision cameras on the Bolt, backing into the garage is a snap! (I got the DC Fast Charge option on my Bolt, so I'm anxious to give that a try sometime. Just have to find a DC station! Not a lot of those around yet, though.)

We purchased our ChargePoint EVSE from Amazon and I installed it myself. We have a gas range and didn't need the 30A circuit for an electric range, so I just upgraded that breaker to 40A. The breaker panel is in the garage, so I only had to run wiring a few feet to install the outlet; it uses NEMA 6-50. Got all the electrical parts at Lowes.

I got the ChargePoint with a plug rather than hard-wired in case I ever wanted to move it -- just easier to simply unplug it and move. I saw in a separate post that one user plans to take his Level 2 charger with him on trips so he can plug it in at an RV park, etc. Hadn't thought of that, but that's a good idea. The ChargePoint uses the NEMA 6-50 plug, so I will probably make up a short NEMA 6-50 to NEMA 14-50 adapter cable as the 14-50 is the more common outlet that might be found "in the wild."

I highly recommend the ChargePoint EVSE; we've had it for over a year (got it when we bought the Volt) and the ChargePoint has been totally reliable. It also has a smartphone app that reminds you to plug in, tells you when the car is charged, estimates cost of electricity used for charging, has a charge station locator map, etc. Here's a link to the ChargePoint Home Electric Vehicle Charger, 32 Amp, on Amazon: http://a.co/14wwWY2 Check it out!
Congratulations! And sorry you had to wait so long for delivery ...

And it's nice to hear that others have the CP Home charger as well. That was my first choice for faster home charging and so I also had it installed when I had a Volt. (Overkill for that car but I was future-proofing in anticipation of purchasing an EV with a larger battery pack.) In my area, most of the public charging stations are CP, and one of the other benefits of having a home CP unit for me was a consolidated report of all charging activity, home and public. (Yes, I'm a bit of a data geek! :) )

I also have the plug-in version of the Home 25 and like the idea of taking it with me to destination places with 240v outlets. In fact, once I get over the "new car" stage with my Bolt (let's say in a few years :) ), I'm thinking it would make a nice camping car. What with the roof rails and mounting points, I could easily double storage capacity with a roof-mounted cargo box to stow gear. And just plug in at the camp ground!
 

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;)Hi and welcome. What part of Northern Carolina? Congratulations on your Cajun Red Bolt Premier. Level 2 EVSEs are a interesting topic. A lot of brand loyalty, just like vehicles. I have a Leviton 40A that I hardly see mentioned. I did my research, that was my choice, and it's worked flawlessly for almost four years. It's seems that EVSE prices are going up, instead of down. No sure why? Enjoy your Bolt.
 

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I installed the Siemens VersiCharge, plug-in (NEMA 6-50) model. I love it, but have no comparison experience. My total cost was $499 for EVSE, ~$40 for breaker, wire, outlet box, outlet. I also made a NEMA 6-50 to 14-50 adapter extension cord, to utilize RV hook-up sites when traveling in rural WV where there are no charging stations of any level. All the home EVSEs work about the same and are very reliable. I recommend to go with what looks and feels good (as long as you have a long-enough cord!)
 
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