Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Billing Requirements

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EV charging station charging rates must be based on a price per megajoule or kilowatt-hour. All EV charging stations must be able to indicate the billing rate at any point during a transaction. Existing Level 2 EV charging stations installed before January 1, 2021, must be updated by January 1, 2031, and Level 2 EV charging stations installed after January 1, 2021, must comply upon installation. Existing direct current fast charging (DCFC) stations installed before January 1, 2023, must be updated by January 1, 2033, and DCFC installed after January 1, 2023, must comply upon installation.

(Reference California Code of Regulations Title 4, Section 4001 and 4002.11)