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EV charging connections: A guide for non-residential customers

EV charging connections: A guide for non-residential customers

Providing charging infrastructure in non-residential settings is essential for supporting the growing number of electric vehicles (EV) on the road. Whether you're planning to install public charging stations, workplace chargers, or chargers in multi-unit residential or commercial buildings, Kingston Hydro is here to help!

Installing EV charging connections requires careful consideration. Explore helpful resources or start a new application

Streamlined connection process

We’re now offering a new, streamlined process for non-residential EV connections. This process follows the standardized guidelines set out by the Ontario Energy Board in the Electric Vehicle Charging Connections Guide.

The Charging Connection Guide outlines a clear, step-by-step process for connecting EV charging stations. Here’s an overview of the steps involved:

  1. Preliminary consultation
  2. Formal connection request
  3. Offer to connect (including initial economic evaluation)
  4. Project development and construction
  5. Energization
  6. Final economic evaluation

Learn more about the connection process and explore helpful resources at