ORION SEATTLE - SOUTH LAKE UNION, SEATTLE, WA

Vulcan Real Estate needed a solution for introducing future capacity for car charging amidst the City of Seattle’s changing building energy codes. Original estimates for introducing adequate power capacity to meet with code requirements placed the service at 2,500 amps. When reevaluated with the installation of a Powerflex load management device, the service needed was reduced to 1600 amps, saving the project over $20,000 in service costs alone.

Installation Savings and Price Breakdown:

    • Main Service Installation Size: 1,600 amps
    • Amperage Fee Reduction: $4,716
    • Transformer Vault Size Reduction: N/A
    • Electrical Vault Reduction: N/A
    • Reduced Main Gear Size: $4,400
    • Conductor Size: $3,200
    • Load Management Controller: ($9,950)
    • Reduced Cost Chargers (4): $4,400
      Total Savings for Installation: $6,806

Savings offered for each additional charger up to 100 – $1,100
Expansion capacity: 97 additional chargers

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