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Best Home EV Charger Installation Guide

The Best Home Installation guide is your starting point as a new EV owner.

You will learn the types of charging options available, how to plan the installation of a home charger and compare the best companies for the installation of your home EV charger.

This guide will help you along every step of charging your EV at home.

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Grounding Your EV Charger: Do You Need an Earth Rod?

When installing an EV home charging station, the standard practice used to be to install an earth rod to protect from danger if something goes wrong. In recent years, technology has moved on and earth rods are not always necessary for EV chargers, so let’s take a look at this … Read more

Can I DIY Install an EV Charger by Myself?

Installing a home charging station allows you to fast charge your EV on your doorstep, but can you DIY install an EV charger by yourself or should you leave it to the professional EV charger installation companies? Let’s consider the idea of a DIY EV charger installation, we will explore … Read more

Where to Find EV Charger Installation Jobs

According to Zap Map statistics, the UK is gaining 1500 new public EV charge points every single month. The EV market is booming and with that comes job opportunities for installers and support staff across the county. Our guide to installation jobs investigates the role of an EV charger installer, … Read more

Where To Find EV Charger Installation Training Courses

If you are looking to become an electric car charger installer and do not know where to start, this is the article for you. We investigate the course options available right now in the UK and look at what experience is required to enrol and the qualifications needed to become … Read more

How Much Does A 7kw EV Charger Installation Cost In 2024?

What is the current cost of installing a 7Kw EV charger? To accurately work this out, you should consider the model of the charger, the cost of professional installation, and any unexpected expenses that might arise. This article looks at the average cost of a basket of 14 7Kw EV … Read more

Preparing for Installation: EV Charger Requirements

This article takes you through the EV charger installation requirements in the UK, with an in-depth dive into the requirements for each stage of the installation process. What are the EV charger installation requirements? The requirements to install an EV charger in the UK are: Where to Install an EV … Read more

Type 1 Vs Type 2 EV Charging Cable

Type 1 and Type 2 charging cables both serve the same fundamental purpose – letting you charge your EV – they differ in significant ways, including their design, performance, and geographical usage. In this article, we compare the Type 1 EV cable with the Type 2 EV cable. We look … Read more

How to Get 3 Phase Power at Home

If you are considering the installation of a fast 22kW EV home charger you may need to upgrade your current power supply from single phase to 3-phase. This guide will help you understand your current setup and the steps for upgrading your supply to 3-phase power. How to get 3-phase … Read more

Electric Car Charging Times

Electric car charging time is influenced by the capacity of the EV’s battery, which is measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh), and the power output of the home charging unit, measured in kilowatts (kW). The interaction between these two factors determines the overall time it will take to charge the vehicle fully. … Read more

The Best EV Granny Chargers 2024

The Granny Charger is a portable 3-pin EV charger used to charge an electric car via a 3-pin plug, in the UK it’s known as a type 2 to 3-pin charging cable. The best Granny Chargers are durable, portable, and capable of providing a charging solution for EV owners who … Read more

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