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New EVduty product: smart current sensor
The EVduty Smart Current Sensor is now available in the EVduty store. This device makes it possible to install an EVduty charging station without having to up the electrical panel amperage capacity. Another context of use is when an electrical...
EVduty SMART: sharing power the smart way
The EVduty Smart-Home and Smart-Pro charging stations can be configured for "power sharing" via the EVduty mobile app. Power sharing is used when two (or more) charging stations are installed on the same circuit protected by a 40A breaker. You...
IN FALL: The range adjusts…
Fall is here and temperatures are going down. If this is your first year driving an electric car, you might be surprised to find that the estimated range drops a little. It’s normal. Energy consumption increases when it gets colder...
The EVduty charging station wall mount, also a cable holder!
The wall mount supplied with the Elmec EVduty charging station is designed to also serve as a charging cable holder. Its minimalist but versatile shape is designed to allow for optimized cable storage when it is not in use.The wall...
Elmec and EVduty become leaders in the field of smart devices
Shawinigan, September 25th, 2019 – EVduty and ELMEC are taking the lead in their field of expertise and related areas. It is with great pride that the ELMEC team unveils its investments for products developed at its Shawinigan facility and...
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES SAFETY: Standards and Certification
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES SAFETY: Standards and Certification Conformity with safety standards is obviously part of the criteria for selecting a charging station. Applicable standards are defined by recognized standardisation bodies. The charging station’s conformity must be certified by an accredited approval...
EVduty product in development: EVCCS200 external current sensor
Constantly in search of efficient and affordable solutions, the Elmec engineering team is designing an external current sensor. This device will make it possible to install an EVduty charging station without having to increase the electrical panel amperage capacity. Another...
The EVduty charging station earns «BEST PICK PROTÉGEZ-VOUS» mention
Shawinigan, May 21st, 2019 – It is with great pride that ELMEC announces that the EVduty electric charging station (EVC30), developed and manufactured at its Shawinigan factory, has earned the “Best Pick Protégez-Vous” mention.“We are very happy with this distinction....
Demand that the installation of your EVduty charging station respects the type of power cable
The nine versions of the EVduty charging station offer different combinations of power cable type and connectivity level. The level of connectivity (standard or smart) can be changed after purchase, but the type of electrical connection (type of power cable)...
Why is my charging station not delivering its maximum power?
The EVduty charging station provides a maximum power output of 7.2 kW (208-240VAC, 30 amps). However, it is the vehicle equipment that regulates power while charging. Indeed, the power of what is called the “on-board charger” varies from one vehicle...
Elmec 20 years, EVduty 5 years
EVduty, the best-selling electric vehicle charging station (240V) in Québec, was launched 5 years ago! Designed and manufactured by Elmec, the EVduty line of charging stations has since been the object of numerous developments. Let’s also mention that the manufacturing...
DCFC protocol according to EVduty
In recent weeks, online conversations about public charging spaces have proliferated on social networks. Principles of courtesy are sometimes dictated as regulations and certain charging practices are questioned. Here is the DCFC protocol according to EVduty! SPACES RESERVED FOR CHARGING Parking...
Why is fast charging sometimes less fast?
Charging speed, which is the number of kilometers of range added per hour of charging, can vary quite a bit when charging your electric vehicle at a DCFC1. Charging speed depends on the power provided by a charging station, and...
EVduty: 24-month financing available
Even at a very competitive price, as is the case with EVduty products, purchasing an electric vehicle charging station remains a significant investment. Elmec therefore offers a 24-month financing option. To apply for financing: Choose your EVduty charging station in...
Institutional program – municipal section
Electric car development being at the forefront, Elmec has developed an institutional program for the purchase of charging stations for municipalities looking to offer their residents a complementary subsidy. Following the success of similar pilot projects, we are pleased to...
The 3 most intense years of my life
Testimony of Jean-Marc Pittet, CEO of Elmec Inc. Last November 20th, I got up feeling relatively nostalgic and emotional. On that day, I’d had a Tesla 90 D for three years. Its singularity? This electric car had the Autopilot option....
EVduty-3 DCFC Co-op Program
Draw in new customers with EVduty! Cooperative program for businesses wanting to host a DCFC to attract EV drivers. A major player in the Québec industry of charging stations for electric vehicles, Elmec presents a cooperative program that allows businesses...
Configure your EVduty SMART
A tutorial to help you configure your EVduty Smart charging terminal – Instructions for the initial setup of your terminal are on page 11 of the user manual. However, even if the procedure is relatively simple, we find that once facing the...
Debunking Five Beliefs About Electric Vehicles And Charging Stations
With frequent upsurges in gas prices, more and more consumers are turning to electric vehicles. Having arrived on the market for only a few years, electric vehicles elicit many questions from future buyers, among others about range, costs, reliability, etc....
Elmec reaches 10,000 EVduty charging stations sold
Major milestone for a Shawinigan company Elmec reaches 10,000 EVduty charging stations sold Trois-Rivières, August 13th, 2018 – Elmec, a company specializing in the development of connected devices, has reached an important milestone in recent weeks. A major player in the...
Charging tests: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

The Elmec engineering team conducted Level 2 (240V) charging tests on a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV in order to measure maximum charging power for various input voltages.