Bear Ready Commercial

Over 40 plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) of all types including SUVs, are available for purchase or lease in California, and there are more than 500,000 EVs on California’s roads. The Big Bear Valley is a rural recreation destination within typical driving range for millions in Southern Californians. Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. created Bear Ready Commercial to enable EVs to be used for vacation and recreation travel to the Big Bear region. Under Bear Ready Commercial, Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. will install the electrical infrastructure (make-ready) for 50 Level 2 EV chargers at visitor serving businesses within Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. territory.  Without the Bear Ready Commercial program an average make-ready installation (from transformer to charging outlet) could cost as much as $30,000.  This is an excellent opportunity for your business to become Bear Ready!” To get started, email your name, business name, business address, and how many chargers you are ready to install (maximum of 5) to us at  Review the full Bear Ready Commercial Program Handbook.

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