Electrical Panel Upgrade

Upgrade Your Electrical Wall Panel & Become Future Proof

Did you know that in order to undertake the installation of a Level 2 EV Charger, install smart home appliances, upgrade your home’s electrical system, or install rooftop solar, you might need to upgrade your electrical wall panel? For example, a Level 2 EV Charger is recommended for an electrical panel with a minimum rating of 200A, and if you are planning to install more than one charger, the minimum rating requirement increases accordingly.

Neglecting to upgrade your electrical wall panel in line with electrical system upgrades in your home can be a serious safety risk, not to mention you could fall foul of the law. Fear not, we are here to help!

Schedule an appointment with EVSOL Energy today, or give us a call at (778) 318 2070. We're always here to help. Contact us for a lighting consultation.

How Do I Upgrade My Electrical Wall Panel?

Any electrical wall panel upgrade will require a licensed electrician to perform any upgrades on it. Operating without proper equipment & training could result in electrical shock and injury. A full electrical panel upgrade can be very labour intensive, and requires extensive planning for proper execution.

There are regulatory requirements that have been mandated by BC Hydro as well, including, but not limited to:

  • Requesting a Service Alteration
  • Service Disconnection by BC Hydro
  • Electrical Permit Application

While this may sound complicated, we can help. With hundreds of electrical panel upgrades under our belt, EVSOL Energy can help you do it right. Reach out to us today for a free consultation and we'll help you upgrade your electrical panel.

Installation Pricing & Costs

Our upgrades start at $2,000* plus the cost of materials, electrical permits and BC Hydro Connection Charges. Your installation will include:

  • Professional installation service & materials
  • Electrical permits
  • Load calculation & inspection
  • BC Hydro scheduling
  • Lifetime labour warranty

Typically additional (if needed):

  • Long wire run (from panel to installation location)
  • Additional subpanel or upgrades
  • Trenching (underground wires)
  • Private pole installation
  • Hiding cables behind drywall

Free In-Person Assessment

Prior to your upgrade, please ensure that you have obtained proper strata property permission. Most upgrades & installations will take one-to-two days, with co-ordination and scheduling of materials and with BC Hydro taking upwards to 3 to 4 weeks.

We can assist with a free in-person assessment and load calculation. Just give us a call - EVSOL Energy is here to help.

Do It Once, Do It Right

If the process sounds a bit difficult, don’t despair. We at EVSOL Energy have extensive experience with this kind of thing and have been helping customers across the Lower Mainland upgrade their electrical panels for over years.

You can sit back and relax whilst we handle everything, and enjoy the benefit of your upgraded electrical wall panel once we’ve completed the job.

Value-Based Pricing

We are licensed and bonded contractors who are authorized to install electrical panels and related infrastructure in British Columbia so you know you’re in safe hands.

Our ethos of working with transparent and value-based pricing means that you know what you are signing up for prior to commencement of work. Our quotes include cost of labour and materials.

Our labour carries a lifetime guarantee, and we provide any necessary paperwork to claim rebates as well.

Construction & Operating Permits

As a business, we are well aware of how difficult and time intensive renovations can be. That's why we aim to make it easier by helping our clients secure any and all construction and operating permits with the Technical Safety Authority, and ensure that all construction is up to par with all BC Electrical code.

With our BC Field Safety Representative Class B License from Technical Safety BC, we can get access to Contractor Installation Permits to fast track any permit work so you can get your projects completed sooner.

Important Note
Within British Columbia, any grid-tied systems do require complex electrical connections to BC Hydro, and do need to be approved prior the installation to ensure a safe and effective operation. EVSOL Energy can help you with acquiring the proper permits for installation.

The EVSOL Promise

Working with EVSOL Energy means you're working with the best in the business. We are on time, on budget and on value. Our pricing structures are transparent, and we fully stand behind any quote that we provide.

Reach out to our team at EVSOL Energy today to get started.

FAQ

Are you able to secure contractor permits for construction?

Yes! We are certified as BC Field Safety Representatives (FSR) Class A & B at Technical Safety BC, so we are qualified to apply and receive any construction permits that you may need.

What is your turnaround time?

We are available Monday to Friday, with weekends open by appointments.

Most installation projects can take anywhere between 1-2 hours, dependent on complexity.Contact us for a free quote today.

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