EV CHARGER INSTALLATION

Specialist EV Charger Installer in Ruislip

We are EV Charger Installation company in Ruislip who has supplied and installed EV chargers throughout London and the home counties. We specialise in both residential and commercial EV charge point installation. Our team will provide a tailored quote based on your installation, whether it’s a single charge point to install at home, or a multi-charger at your workplace.

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TYPES OF CHARGERS

Electric Car Chargers Ruislip

The three main types of EV chargers are – Rapid, Fast and Slow. Rapid charger is the quickest way to charge an EV, often used on long journeys. Fast chargers are common in public places and shopping centres. Slow chargers are the most popular method of charging EV, used by many owners to charge at home overnight.

EV CAR CHARGER INSTALLATION PROCESS IN Ruislip

Your specialist installer will confirm the date and arrival time with you well in advance of the installation. Based on your power supply and parking, our installer will assist you in choosing the best position for your charger. Our installer will begin positioning the charger and then fix it by drilling and clipping the cable to the wall. After this the installer will turn off the power supply and install the RCBO and connect it to your main supply. Later the installer will conduct the final safety tests to ensure your home charger is ready to use. Our installer will then give you a full demo of your charger and guide you on what various lights mean and how to get in touch with us if you have any questions later. Lastly, we will need your Wi-Fi details to complete the set-up.

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TETHERED OR UNTETHERED

Tethered Wall box chargers are much more convenient in comparison to untethered. More then 90% of our customers in Ruislip opt for tethered which comes with a built-in lead whereas the Untethered comes with a socket only. With tethered, you simply park up and unwind the cable and plug in. We believe it’s a matter of personal choice and what suits you. At EV chargers London, we can supply and install both types of electric car charging points.

THE OZEV GRANT in Ruislip

Did you know that with the Government Grant (OZEV) you can save up to £350 on your EV home installation. Our government is encouraging all the drivers to make the switch from fuel run cars to electric and hybrid vehicles so that it can meet the emissions goals. To achieve this, they are offering a grant scheme to everyone who wants to install a domestic charging point. Only the OZEV approved installers are allowed to pass this price reduction to you. Our team will apply on your behalf when you book an installation with us.

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As electric cars become increasingly common, so will the infrastructure that surrounds them. Electric car charging facilities already outnumber gasoline stations, indicating EVs' growing popularity. This trend appears to be destined to continue in the future years, with new public electric vehicle charging stations being built every week around the country.

The retail industry is always seeking for new ways to improve consumer satisfaction and loyalty. Electric vehicle charging may give enormous benefits to stores in a world where electric mobility is expanding, from new revenue streams to delighted customers and employees.

Benefits & Advantages of Driving Electric Cars in Ruislip

Environmental friendly

When you choose to drive an electric vehicle, you are assisting in the reduction of dangerous air pollution caused by exhaust emissions. When an electric vehicle (EV) is charged from the grid, it produces some greenhouse gas emissions.

You may minimize your greenhouse gas emissions even more if you have a solar PV system and charge your electric vehicle throughout the day. Another option is to buy GreenPower from your local power company. Even if you charge your EV from the grid, the electricity is generated from renewable energy sources.

Efficiency in Energy

Electric automobiles are significantly more energy efficient (85-90%) than internal combustion engines (17-21%), which means they consume less energy to get you from point A to point B.

Less energy utilized implies reduced energy produced, which means less CO2 emissions from non-renewable energy sources and the energy supply chain as a whole.

Have More Fun with Better Results

Simply put, electric cars are fun to drive, thanks to their rapid acceleration and impressive performance. Electric motors, unlike gasoline engines, create peak torque from a standstill, avoiding the buildup required by gasoline engines to reach maximum power.

Electric vehicles offer excellent handling. The battery pack in the middle of most electric cars lowers the vehicle's center of gravity, resulting in better weight distribution and stability, as well as smoother handling that reduces the chance of a rollover.

How long does it take an electric car to charge?

Charging an electric vehicle might take anywhere from 30-60 minutes to 8-10 hours. The length of time it takes to charge your electric car chargers Ruislip is determined by the size of the battery, the distance you travel between charges, your charging habits, and the power rating of the charger you're using.

At-home charging in Ruislip

Electric vehicles can be charged at home as well. A conventional power outlet or a dedicated home charger can be used to charge the device. The battery is usually charged at night, when other energy usage is low and there is no chance of overloading the main fuse. In addition, the electricity price at night and the network cost are both reduced.

The goal of electric vehicles is to make them a natural mode of transportation by providing simple, convenient, and smart charging methods.

It is better for the environment and your budget to choose an electric vehicle. Electric vehicles and smart storage technologies are revolutionizing how we think about energy and transportation.

Everyday modes of transportation will become a vital part of the power network and a possible source of revenue for many in the next decades.

EV connector types

Rapid chargers, which can be located at motorway rest stops or near major highways, are the quickest way to charge an electric vehicle. Rapid devices deliver high-power direct or alternating current – DC or AC – to quickly recharge a car.

EVs can be charged to 80 percent capacity in as little as 20 minutes, depending on the model, while a typical new EV would take roughly an hour on a conventional 50 kW quick charge point. Though the car will cut charging speed as the battery gets near to full charge, the power from a unit represents the maximum charging speed available. As a result, timeframes are given for charging up to 80%, after which the charging speed slows dramatically. This improves charging efficiency while also safeguarding the battery.

Bottom Line

Electric car charging has a lot of promise and can provide your company with a lot of long-term benefits. While the most visible benefits for you will be new revenue streams and increased customer loyalty, your consumers will value having simple access to EV charging as well as doing business with an environmentally conscious company.

FAQ'S ABOUT EV CHARGING ANSWERED

Do you have a question about EV Charging? We're here to help. Contact our team at EV Charging London

  • Am I eligible for the £350 OLEV Grant?

    We will need some information from you to prove your eligibility for the OLEV Grant. Our team will request these details from you during the OLEV application process. Several requirements such as, you must own an OLEV-eligible electric car or plug-in hybrid vehicle. You need to have private, off-street parking where a charging cable will not cross any pedestrian on the pavement. The EV charger must be OLEV approved. Finally, you can only use an OLEV approved installer such as EV Charging London. Our team will do their utmost best to help you with the application process.

  • How long will my EV take to charge?

    It can take anywhere between 30mins or up to 12 hours. This entirely depends on the size of your car’s battery and the speed of the charging point.

  • What are the running costs for an electric vehicle like?

    The running and maintenance costs for EV’s are much more lower than a petrol or a diesel. The cost of charging an EV is cheaper then filling a car with fuel. As there are fewer parts in an electric car, which means less cost on servicing the vehicles as not many things to wear or fail.

  • Do I need a property survey for a home EV Charger?

    We offer site inspections and remote surveys as per what our client prefers. Our experienced home EV charger installers can guide you through the full process.

  • How much does it cost to charge an Electric Car?

    A typical example is a 30kwh Nissan Leaf will cost around £3.60 to charge overnight and this will be able to run for up to 115 miles.

  • Where can I install the Home EV Charger?

    We recommend the home EV charger to be mounted either side of your garage or an external wall of your property, which will be within charging distance of your vehicle.

  • Will an electric vehicle increase my electricity bill?

    Yes, but not as much considering you will still save money in comparison to the cost of fuel. Moreover there are several specialist electric car energy tariffs/deals which can reduce your electricity bill further.

  • What is Fast charging and Rapid charging?

    Fast charging is when cars or chargers can charge from 7kW to 22kw. Some of our residential fast chargers include those which provide power from 7kW to 22kW, which means an electric vehicle can fully charge in just four hours. Rapid charging is when cars or chargers can charge from 43kW to 150kW. These are not available in residential properties. Only Tesla has Rapid direct current chargers that charge at around 120kW, these are only available for Tesla owners only.

  • How long do electric vehicle batteries last?

    How long do electric vehicle batteries last?

  • Can I install my own EV charging point?

    Absolutely not! You should not try to install your own electric car charging point unless you are a qualified electrician. Our team strongly advises against self-installation and recommend using an OZEV-approved charger installation company like EV Charging London.

  • Do you install charger points for business premises too?

    Do you install charger points for business premises too?

  • Can I charge my EV in the rain?

    Yes you can! It is perfectly safe to charge your electric car in the rain. We all know that water and electricity don’t go well together and luckily the car manufacturers make the charging points waterproof so that you do not get a shock when plugging in. All our charger points are rated IP54 for water ingress, this means they can withstand the worst of UK weather.


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