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‍Low-Cost Level 2 EV Charger Now Boasts Top-Tier Sustainability and Safety Certifications 

Low-Cost Level 2 EV Charger Now Boasts Top-Tier Sustainability and Safety Certifications 

LITTLETON, Colorado (June 3, 2022) – The Emporia Smart Home EV Charger, one of the most affordable Level 2 EV chargers on the market overall and the most technologically robust, is now ENERGY STAR certified and UL listed.

The Emporia Level 2 EV Charger offers users the ability to optimize their vehicles’ energy consumption through automations that adjust charging based on the utility rate schedule, time-of-use pricing changes, and the user’s peak demand goals making it the only Level 2 charger on the market, at any price point, to offer all three.* In addition to its top-tier technology features, the Emporia system also provides a stronger charge (48 amps), and a longer cable (24 feet) than any of the other Level 2 EV charger options in its sub-$450 price range. It is also the only EV charger on the market that currently offers total smart home energy management integration, which is provided by Emporia’s innovative energy management ecosystem that includes a home battery system, energy monitor, and smart plugs for total-home functionality.

Now ENERGY STAR certified, the Emporia Smart Home EV Charger offers consumers an affordable option for maximum sustainability as well. Emporia’s charger provides the same functionality as non-ENERGY STAR certified products but uses 40% less energy in standby mode, providing a significantly reduced environmental impact in comparison. Additionally, Level 2 charging is 10% more energy-efficient on average than Level 1 charging, while adding approximately four times more miles per hour of charging. Furthermore, the Emporia EV Charger allows for remote power monitoring and control of the charging state of the connected vehicle along with automation to optimize consumption and eliminate wasted energy. The ENERGY STAR certification can also put money back into consumers wallets — households and property managers utilizing the Emporia EV charger may qualify to participate in special energy bill savings and rebates programs offered by some states and local electric utility providers. The combination of a low price and potential rebate offerings means that, for some customers, the Emporia Smart Home EV Charger may pay for itself.

Along with receiving ENERGY STAR certification, the Emporia Smart Home EV Charger has additionally been certified for UL2594 by UL (E528156). Always designed with consumer

safety in mind, the charger is also manufactured to comply with the safety criteria defined by all the following standards: NEC 625, SAE J1772, UL 817, UL 991, UL 2231, and UL2251, guaranteeing that it meets all relevant safety standards while maintaining an accessible price point.

The charger is currently available for sale on with an MSRP of $449.00. Discounted bundles are also available for customers looking to integrate their EV charger with the Emporia Vue Energy Monitor for full-home energy management.

*Compared to Blink, Siemens, Grizzl-E, ClipperCreek, Juice Box, and ChargePoint.

About Emporia: 

Emporia is an energy management technology company with a goal of making energy efficiency accessible to all homeowners by creating energy-saving technology at the lowest cost and highest quality possible. Emporia’s line of products includes smart home energy monitors, smart plugs, EV chargers, current sensors, and an integrative app that allows for easy energy management. By reducing customers’ energy use and saving them money, Emporia is helping people create a healthier planet and a build a brighter future for us all. For more information, visit


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