If you live in Denver and have gone for a drive in the mountains you have more than likely seen a Rivian R1T or R1S out on the road. Here at Peak EV Solutions, we like to count how many we see each time that we venture out.

If you are one of those current or future Rivian owners you might want to consider having a level 2 charger installed at home so that you can be fully charged for all of your adventures. Continue reading to learn more about Rivian EV Charger Installation in Denver.

Why Install a Rivian EV Charger at Home in Denver?

There are several reasons to consider a Rivian EV Charger Installation in Denver:

  • Convenience: You can charge your Rivian overnight or whenever you need to, without having to go to a public charging station.
  • Cost savings: Electricity is typically cheaper than gasoline, so you can save money on fuel costs by charging your Rivian at home.
  • Increased resale value: Homes with EV chargers are becoming more and more desirable to buyers, so installing a charger could increase the resale value of your home.

What You Need to Know Before Installing a Rivian EV Charger

Before you begin the installation process, there are a few things you need to know:

  • You will need to have a licensed electrician, such as a Peak Certified Installer, perform the installation.
  • You will need to have a dedicated 240-volt circuit installed, which may require a breaker panel upgrade. Don’t worry your electrician will do all of this.
  • You should check with your utility company and local government to see if they offer any rebates or incentives for installing a home charging station.

Choosing the Right Charger

Rivian offers its own branded 48-amp EV charger which can deliver up to 26 miles of range per hour.

You may also want to consider a third-party EV charger, such as the Emporia EV Charger. These chargers offer similar features and benefits to the Rivian charger but are available at a lower price point. Plus, Emporia is a Colorado based company.

Installation Process

The installation process for a Rivian EV charger will vary depending on the type of charger you choose and the layout of your home. Generally, the process will involve the following steps:

  1. Choose the location for your charger. It should be close to where you park your Rivian and within reach of the electrical panel.
  2. Pull the necessary permits for installation. Our Installers will handle all of this for you!
  3. The electrician will install a 240-volt circuit and breaker panel, if needed.
  4. The electrician will then install the charger and run the necessary wiring.
  5. Lastly, the electrician will test the charger to ensure it is working properly.

Cost of Rivian EV Charger Installation in Denver

The cost of installing a Rivian EV charger in Denver will depend on several factors, including the type of charger you choose, the location of your electrical panel, and the complexity of the installation process. On average, you can expect to pay between $500 and $2,000 for a basic installation. However, the cost can be higher if additional electrical work is needed such as a panel upgrade.


Installing a Rivian EV charger at home in Denver is a great way to save time and money, and to reduce your carbon footprint. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can ensure that your Rivian EV charger is installed safely and properly.

Interesting Facts About Rivians

  • Rivians are known for their impressive off-road capabilities. The R1T and R1S both have four-wheel drive, adjustable air suspension, and a variety of other features that make them ideal for exploring the outdoors in Colorado.
  • Rivians are also very luxurious and comfortable. They have spacious interiors, high-quality materials, and a variety of advanced features, such as a digital instrument cluster and a head-up display.
  • Rivian is committed to sustainability. The company uses recycled materials in its vehicles and sources its electricity from renewable sources.
  • Our favorite feature is the pop-out speaker to make sure you have good tunes no matter where you go.

If you are considering purchasing a Rivian vehicle, installing an EV charger at home is a great way to get the most out of your investment.

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