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I just finished adding an extension from my dryer to the garage preping for at home level 2 charging, Looking at different brands on Amazon that have a 14-30 plug, a hugh amount of them are rated at 16A. Is there any logic behind this? The 14-30 is rated at 30 Amp and using 80% of that would be 24 Amp.
 

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It seems to me there is no logic except perhaps their cable or connectors are only rated for 20A continuous load. Make sure whatever you get is UL listed, and verify that.

When I did my L2 for my 2017 Chevy Volt, I planned ahead. I ran a 50A circuit and terminated it on a NEMA 14-50, giving me 40A to play with. I paired it with Clipper Creek HCS-50P. Now if I find I need or want a different charging station, such as an HCS-D40P when my wife decides to go EV, it’s a simple swap.
 
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