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One of the EV chargers on the market hooks up outside the home to your power meter. ...
Say what?

It would still need a circuit breaker in there somewhere.
Can you post a link to this system?
 

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... and US made, EVSE.
But is it really? :unsure:
Who knows where the sockets inside the charge handle are made.
And do they actually assemble the charge handle/cord in house?
Or buy a container full from [mod edit]China?
 

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I think the Volt EVSE was using the same components as Clipper-Creek. Now, you tell me if [mod edit]China is in the picture.
Sorry, I only ask the questions. I can't answer them.... :p :cautious:

Only someone deep in the bowels of the Clipper-Creek receiving department knows where the parts come from. Or someone from the parent company now.:rolleyes:

Are you implying that gm does not source components from [mod edit]China? (I like that better!)
 

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I think what KennesawTom was talking about was a 'connect at the meter' EV charger like the one made in partnership between ConnectDER and Siemens:

Siemens' new home EV charger adapter ends need for electrical panel upgrades

Pretty sure it's not allowed in Canada yet, and not everywhere in the USA either:

Order Meter Collars - ConnectDER
Interesting, but TLDR...
I don't understand. If I have a 100A main panel and plug in one of these gizmos at the meter,
the wires coming from the transformer out on the pole at the property line are fine with adding another ~50 Amp draw?
And I suppose this thing has it's own circuit breaker ?
 

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....[adjustable amps on car or EVSE]
How often are you going to charge your car and this isn't priority.
That is a big negative with the evse that comes with the bolt.
Well, since you asked, Never.
Once an EVSE is installed, 16A, 24A, 32A, etc., you take 5 seconds to plug in when you get home
and forget about it!(y)
 
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