WAUKESHA, Wis. – January 31, 2023 – Generac Power Systems, Inc., (NYSE: GNRC) a leading global designer and manufacturer of energy technology solutions and other power products, today announced the introduction of its first electric vehicle charging system. The Generac EV charger offers electric vehicle owners a reliable and easy-to-install home charger from one of the most respected names in residential power.
The 48A / 11.5kW Generac EV charger is a Level 2 home charger capable of charging a car battery in as little as four to six hours, depending on the car battery's capacity and charge need. The unit's J1772 connector is out-of-the-box compatible with nearly all EVs on the market today, and a NEMA-4 enclosure makes the unit rated for both indoor and outdoor residential installation.
"We've seen an unprecedented rise in demand for electric vehicles in the United States," said Joshua Brister, director of product management at Generac. "We're excited to help satisfy this high demand by adding the Generac EV charger to our network of energy technology products."
The Generac EV charger will be available through Generac's omni channel sales outlets including leading home improvement retailers, wholesalers, and hardware stores. Customers will also have the ability to have an in-home consultation with a turnkey installation through Generac's dealers by filling out a contact form.
"Electric vehicle owners need confidence that they can quickly charge to get where they need to go," said Nick Schmidling, senior product manager at Generac. "As a leader in home energy technology, we're introducing a product that homeowners can rely on, with a name brand they have come to trust for nearly 65 years."
The Generac EV charger is the latest in Generac's complete line of home energy solutions and will be mass marketed and available for purchase in the second half of 2023.
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