Not sure how to program your vehicle to charge at the right time?

 

These instructions should help get you on your way. If you don't see your vehicle listed below, or need additional assistance, contact ev@sagewell.com. Simply click on your make/model below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Tesla

 

While plugged in to your home charger:

  1. Touch the battery icon at the top of the car’s touchscreen to open your charger settings.

  2. Under SCHEDULED CHARGING, touch ON.

  3. Under START CHARGING HERE AT, set the charging start time for the car.

 

Note that the settings are specific to your current location and will not apply to any workplace or public charging.


 

Chevy Bolt

 

  1. On the car’s touchscreen, touch ENERGY.

  2. Touch CHARGING.

  3. Touch EDIT next to ELECTRIC RATE PREFERENCE.

  4. On the next screen touch EDIT ELECTRIC RATE SCHEDULE.

  5. Make sure the setting on the left is YEARLY. On the bottom right, touch EDIT..

  6. Under the WEEKDAY tab on the left, touch SET to change the time to the allowed charging period and set this time period to OFF-PEAK. SET a new time period here for all other times of the day and set it to PEAK.

  7. Under the WEEKEND tab, SET the time to 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM (because all weekend hours are considered off-peak).

  8. Go back to the CHARGING screen.

  9. In the bottom right part of the screen, touch MORE and make sure it is set to OFF-PEAK ONLY.


 

Chevy Volt

 

  1. On the car’s touchscreen, touch ENERGY, and then CHARGING.

  2. Set CHARGE MODE to DELAYED (ELECTRIC RATE AND DEPARTURE TIME)

  3. From the DELAYED CHARGE MODE STATUS screen, select CHARGE RATE INFORMATION and then CHARGE RATE PREFERENCE.

  4. Touch CHARGE DURING OFF-PEAK RATES.

  5. Go back to the previous screen and select ELECTRIC RATE SCHEDULE. Set the schedule type to YEARLY.

  6. Touch EDIT ELECTRIC RATE SCHEDULE.

  7. For WEEKDAY SCHEDULE, set one time period to the allowed charging period and set it to OFF-PEAK. Set a second time period for all other times in the day and set it to PEAK.

  8. For WEEKEND SCHEDULE, set one time period for 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM and set it to OFF-PEAK.


 

Toyota Prius Prime

 

  1. With the touchscreen on, swipe up from the bottom to access the Quick Menu. Swipe to the side until you see INFO.

  2. Touch CHARGE SCHEDULE.

  3. Next to SCHEDULED EVENTS, touch ADD.

  4. On the left, under SELECT, touch START, so that your car will start charging at the given time.

  5. For the time, change to the start of the off-peak charging window.

  6. Next to REPEAT, select MON, TUE, WED, THU, and FRI.

  7. Touch SAVE to save this schedule.

 

Nissan LEAF

 

  1. Use UP, DOWN, and OK buttons on the left side of the steering wheel to select EV SETTINGS in the menu.

  2. Select CHARGE TIMER1.

  3. Set TIMER to ON.

  4. Change the START TIME and END TIME to the off-peak window.

  5. Make sure FULL CHARGE HAS PRIORITY is not ON.

  6. Select DAYS and then MON, TUE, WED, THU, and FRI.

  7. Press the back button on the steering wheel to return to the EV SETTINGS menu.

  8. If you would like these settings to only apply to your home charger, toggle CHG. TIMER ONLY AT HOME to ON.

 

Honda Clarity

 

  1. Press the INFO button on the steering wheel until the gear (VEHICLE SETTINGS) appears on the dashboard. Press ENTER.

  2. Go to CHARGE TIMER SETUP and press ENTER.

  3. Switch TIMER to ON.

  4. Switch the MODE to TIME.

  5. Set the start and end time. (Note that the hours might be in 24-hour time.)


 

BMW i3

 

  1. In the main menu on the car’s onboard screen, select SETTINGS.

  2. Select DEPARTURE TIME, and make sure at at least one departure time is set. This should be when you leave the house in the morning. Note that this is not the charging schedule, but it is required in order to set a charging schedule.

  3. Back in the SETTINGS menu, select CHARGING.

  4. Select LOW COST CHARGING. Set the RATE START and RATE END to the off-peak charging window.