Pay less for charging an Electric Vehicle (EV) at home and all other home electricity usage during the hours of 9 PM – 4:59 AM, all year long. And feel good about helping to stabilize the grid and reduce your carbon footprint.
Most EV drivers are still charging their car batteries with carbon-based fossil fuels. Our 100% green Smart EV 12 and EV 24 plans help you live a more energy-conscious lifestyle, all while saving you 30% on EV charging 365 nights a year.* With Gexa, electric car charging at home is a breeze.
What are the benefits of EV 12 and EV 24?
- Pay 30% less for all energy charges from 9:00 PM to 4:59 AM
- Power your car with a 100% Green Energy Plan
- Help the grid by lowering the peak hour usage
Why is it cheaper to use my EV home charger with Gexa at night?
Based on historical demand, we’ve structured a special 30% discounted electricity pricing plan at night, between 9:00 PM and 4:59 AM.
Can I use my own charger?
Yes, you are welcome to use your own charger as long as it is a Level 2 charger.
What is a Level 2 charger?
Level 2 is the most common type of EV home charging station, which relies on a 208-Volt to 240-Volt circuit.
What are the three types of EV chargers?
Level 1 electric car chargers for home consist of a standard 120-volt household outlet. Level 1 charging is available for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, by plugging the equipment into any standard wall outlet. Level 1 is slower than other types of EV charging. Each hour, charging an EV at Level 1 increases range by three to five miles. Level 1 charging is often sufficient for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, but is often too slow for battery-powered electric vehicles.
Compared to Level 1 charging, a Level 2 EV charger does a 10x faster job of charging Battery Electric Vehicles. Based on the charger’s output and the vehicle's maximum charging rate, Level 2 charging can replenish a vehicle's range between 12 and 80 miles per hour.
Level 3 EV charging stations can increase the range of an EV by three to twenty miles per minute. The Level 3 charging method differs from Level 1 and Level 2 charging in that it utilizes direct current (DC) rather than alternating current (AC). In addition, Level 3 chargers operate at a much higher voltage than Level 1 & 2 chargers, which is why you don't see them installed at home. Residential locations seldom have the high-voltage supply needed for level 3 charging.
DC Fast Chargers are also very expensive. The cost of installing the charger is likely to be higher than the cost of your EV even if you have 400-volt electricity at home.
What manufacturers and models of EVs are compatible with Smart EV Charging from Gexa?
As of January 2023: Tesla, Volkswagen, or Kia.
How long does it take to charge an electric vehicle?
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Rural EV Toolkit, charging a Battery Electric Vehicle from empty generally takes:
Level 1: 40-50 hours
Level 2: 4-10 hours
Level 3: 20 minutes -1 hour
With the Gexa Smart EV 12 electricity plan, all customers receive 30% Savings on nighttime charging. Additionally, this plan includes our FREE Smart EV Charging Service, which helps maximize bill savings by automatically shifting EV charging to periods when electricity costs are lower.
All qualifying customers who pair their EV to the Smart EV Charging Service are also eligible to receive a $20 monthly bill credit.**
Gexa Energy has designed a Smart EV Charging Service that decides the best times to charge your EV. The algorithm makes these decisions using electricity grid forecasts, current information about your EV, and its own learning from your previous charging sessions. Gexa develops the electricity grid forecasts internally. All qualified customers who pair their EV to the Smart Charging Service are also eligible to receive monthly bill credits.
What are the benefits of Gexa's Smart EV 12 Charging Service?
- 30% Savings on nighttime charging
- Qualifying customers who pair to the Free Smart EV Charging Service are also eligible to earn a $20 bill credit every month, on top of the 30% Savings
What is Smart EV Charging?
Gexa’s proprietary service for Smart EV Charging automatically schedules EV charging when electricity costs are lowest.
Additional service features accessible through the Gexa Mobile App include:
- Manage Smart EV Charging process
- Monitor EV Charging status
- View historical charging times, savings, cost, and usage
- Maximize EV battery life
- Contribute to grid health
What kind of charger do I need for smart EV charging?
The Service is compatible with all Level 2 EV chargers.
What manufacturers and models of EVs are compatible with smart EV charging from Gexa?
As of January 2023: Tesla, Volkswagen, or Kia.
For more information, see our Smart EV Charging FAQs.
*Reduced energy charges apply Monday through Sunday from 9:00 PM to 4:59 AM.
Bill credits are available for active accounts in good standing. Gexa reserves the right to modify or discontinue the bill credit program at any time. Bill credits are not redeemable for cash.
Gexa Energy purchases renewable energy credits (RECs) from renewable generation resources throughout North America to match 100% of the energy sold under your electric plan. The RECs Gexa purchases represent the renewable attributes of power generated from a variety of renewable energy sources, including, but not limited to, the sun, wind, geothermal, hydroelectric, wave or tidal energy, and biomass or biomass-based waste products, including landfill gas.