FAQ’s

FAQ's

General FAQ's

 Most electric vehicles are supplied with a three-pin plug as standard. This is the same as a domestic appliance plug. The problem with a
three-pin plug is the speed of charge is very slow – a normal three-pin plug is limited to 3kW, whereas most wall-mounted chargepoints
deliver up to 7.4kW of alternating current direct from your home’s electricity supply.

 Type 1 is a single phase cable use by early electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles which offers a slower charge of up to 22kW. Type 2 allows for
faster charging of up to 43kW. FAQs for EV Chargers installation. We have over 30 years of experience in the electrical and construction industry.

 Charging an electric car at home costs on average £8.40 for a full charge, but this varies depending on battery size, mileage and electricity
tariff.

A tethered charger has a cable that’s permanently attached – the best choice if you only have one vehicle to charge. An untethered charger
is a more flexible option if you need to charge different models of vehicle as it allows you to swap between different cables.

 Vehicle manufacturers’ lead times are traditionally long and branded units can be expensive. For a compatible EV charger supplied and
fitted in no time at, you are better off using an approved installer like. FAQs for EV Chargers installation. We have over 30 years of experience in the electrical and construction industry.

Domestic FAQ'S

Yes, they will need to access the mains distribution board/electricity meter inside your property

 Our installer will need to drill a hole around 20mm in diameter and connect the cable to your
mains distribution board/electricity supply meter. The cable will neatly clip to the wall
between the distribution board and the ChargePoint.

Most domestic installations take between 4-5 hours.

 Yes, we can arrange for an engineer to move your existing vehicle chargepoint to a new property,
however you cannot apply for a grant to cover the cost of moving an existing chargepoint.

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