Can you leave an electric car charging overnight?
You can leave your electric car charging overnight. It is standard practice for electric vehicles to have built in battery management systems to avoid any possibility of overcharging.
Can I install my own EV charging point?
You cannot install your own EV charging point unless you are a certified electrician with experience in EV charger installation. Make sure you hire a professional.
Do I need permission to install a car charging point?
You do not need planning permission to install a wall-mounted electric car charging point in areas used for off street parking ensuring certain conditions are met.
Can I install an EV charger in my garage?
You can install an EV charger in your garage and it is safe to do so. Let us know in advance and we can discuss this with you.
How much does it cost to install EV charger?
A typical home charging point costs around £800. This is a rough figure and a charger can cost much more or less due to the different benefits each charging point offers.
How long does it take to charge an EV?
It can take as little as 30 minutes to more than 12 hours to charge an electric vehicle. This is because it completely depends on the battery size of the vehicle and the speed of the charging point. To charge a typical electric car (60kWh battery) it takes around 8 hours from empty with a 7kW charger.