It is highly recommended to avoid this idea altogether. While it is possible to charge from a dedicated 13-amp socket, it is important to note that this method takes nearly three times longer than other charging options. Additionally, over time, this method can cause the sockets to overheat, which can lead to a potential fire hazard and ultimately result in the sockets breaking down. It is crucial to prioritise safety and opt for alternative charging methods to prevent any potential risks.

No, all chargers are capable of performing their primary function, which is to charge your electric vehicle, regardless of whether it is a Nissan Leaf or a Tesla. While there are standard cables, sockets, and plugs, there may be slight variations, particularly in older vehicles. However, the majority of modern vehicle manufacturers adhere to the Mode 3 charging standard, which is applicable to almost all new electric vehicles. The sockets used for this standard are known as Type 2.

The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) is a team working across government to support the early market for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV).
OZEV is part of the Department for Transport and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

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Home charging points typically have a power rating of 7kW. Workplace charging points typically range from 7kW to 22kW.

A typical electric car (58kWh battery) takes approx 8 hours to charge from empty-to-full with a 7kW charging point. Most drivers top up charge rather than waiting for their battery to recharge from empty-to-full. To work out the time simply divide battery capacity by charger output eg. 58kWh / 7kWh = 8.2 hrs

Any electrical installation must be fitted by an approved electrician in accordance the BS7671:2018 (the 18th edition) and follow the code of practice for electric vehicle charging equipment installation. In order to apply for the OZEV grant the installer must be registered by them.

A family run electrical business who now specialises in electric vehicle charging installation. A registered NICEIC electrician, OZEV approved and EV charging install qualified.

Prices start from £1150
Full price £800 with OZEV grant for a typical 7kw charger. Provides an EV with up to 30 miles of range per hour (RPH), Compatible with all plug-in vehicles. Available with a Universal Socket or Tethered Type 1 / Type 2 connector, Price includes standard installation.

Standard installation is normally completed with in 4 hours. Non standard installation may take longer and you would be advised of time and additional cost.