Pod Point is installing home chargers. Once you order your charger, they’ll complete a remote risk assessment. If your installation is in the lower risk group they’ll install your charger. If your installation is in higher risk group they’ll get in touch to let you know when your installation can take place.
How much does electric car home charging point installation cost?
A Pod Point home car charger costs from £449(1) to install. In some cases, the price of the Pod Point Solo smart charger may be less than this, due to subsidised pricing agreed with vehicle manufacturers.
Are there any government grants for EV charging points?
The OLEV Grant, also known as Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) can reduce the cost of your home charger by up to £350. If you're eligible, you'll be able to claim it when you buy the Pod Point charger. Find out about the grant for home chargers.
How long does it take to charge an electric car?
This depends on the size of your car battery and the speed of the charging point. With a 7kW charging point it takes just under 8 hours to fully charge an electric car with 60kWh battery.
What do 3.6kW, 7kW and 22kW mean when talking about car home chargers?
The kilowatt (kW) refers to the power rating of a home charge point and is the maximum amount of power that can be drawn from the socket at any one time. A 7kW home charger will charge your car three times faster than a three pin plug.