The Program

Step 1: Identify program participants and parking spots

Step 2: OpConnect’s electrician determines installation costs, including electrical upgrades

Step 3: Program participants and owners association agree on their share of installation and upgrade costs.

  • Owners association may elect to pay some share of pooled installation costs, or tell participants that they must bear all costs.
  • Participants can share a charger to share installation and maintenance costs.

Step 4: Participants sign program agreement with OpConnect and installation is scheduled

Step 5: Chargers are installed

Step 6: Rock and roll – Participants plug in their EVs to charge

The Charger

Charger Specifications

Input power 208/240 VAC, single phase (3 phase possible)
Amperage 40A
Required service panel breaker 40A, double pole, non-GFCI type on dedicated circuit
Output charging power to the EV 7.68kW
Charging connector SAE J1772, 25′ cable
Ground fault detection Built-in, 5mA trip
Surge protection 6kV @ 3000A – IEC 61000-4-4
Operating temperature -30C to +55C
Operating humidity 90% RH, non-condencing
Enclosure NEMA 4 – outdoor use; water tight
User interface Status indicator LEDs, Smartphone app
Payment system OpConnect moble app, supporting OpConnect account, Apple pay, Google pay
Warranty 2 years parts only standard; extended warranty available
Network Wi-Fi, NFC, Ethernet hard wire, cellular options available
Service plan Covers warranty labor, annual maintenance, on-site troubleshooting with specified response times
Optional Items
Cord management system pulley-weight-gravity based system to keep cable off ground an eliminate need to wrap cable
Pedestal mounting system

For more information or to discuss installing at your apartment of condo contact us at

(503) 466-5742 ext 229