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An easy, friendly and professional installation service for your home charge point

Your home charge point supplied and fitted from just £249 including VAT (after OLEV grant funding) click here to  BOOK AN INSTALLATION

SOL Electrical is one of the most experienced EV charge point installers in the South West, having fitted hundreds of units for our customers since 2012. We are approved installers with several of the UK’s leading manufacturers and are accredited with OLEV (the Office for Low Emissions Vehicles) under the current EVHS (Electric Vehicle Home Charging Scheme).

We can install:

Project EV Growatt, Rolec, Pod Point, EO, Zappi, New Motion

What are the benefits of using a charge point instead of a regular 3-pin plug?

  • Safer Charging -‘Mode 3’ charging allows your EV to communicate with the charger, instructing it to turn off the power when your car is fully charged.
  • Faster Charging – A charge point will allow you to charge your vehicle significantly quicker. For example, a Nissan Leaf will take up 12 hours to recharge its battery using a standard household socket. A Leaf with a standard 3.3kW on-board charger will take approximately 8 hours using a home charge point. A Leaf with the 6.6kW upgraded on-board charger will take just 4 hours to achieve a 100% charge.

What are the requirements for a grant-assisted charge point installation?

  • An eligible electric vehicle which is privately owned or a company car.
  • Off-street parking location for your charge point installation.
  • EV charging stations must be within reasonable distance (approx 10m) of the electricity distribution board.
  • Adequate existing electrical capacity for the charge point installation.

A Socket unit is a universal charge point which can be used with an appropriate lead.

We install charge points for the following vehicles:

Type 1:

Chevrolet Volt, Fiat 500e, Honda Accord Hybrid, Kia Soul, Kia Optima PHEV, Mitsubishi i-miev, Outlander, Outlander commercial, Nissan Leaf, Nissan e-NV 200, Peugeot ion, ePartner, Renault Kangoo, Renault Fluence, Vauxhall Ampera

Type 2:

Audi, BMW i3,i8, 225e,530e,745e,745Le, Citroen C-zero, Berlingo, Hyundai Kona, Ioniq phev, Jaguar ipace, Kia e-Niro, Soul EV, Niro phev, Optima phev, Mercedes B Class electric drive, S500 hybrid, C350e, E350e, Nissan Leaf (2018 onwards), Nissan e-NV200 inc cargo van, Renault Zoe, Kangoo, Fluence, Master ZE, Porsche Panamera SE hybrid,  Tesla: Model S, Model X, Model 3, Toyota Prius plug in, VW e-Golf, VW e-up!, VW Golf GTE, VW Passat GTE, Volvo: V60 D5 Twin engine, V60 D6 Twin Engine, S90 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine, XC60 Twin Engine, XC90 T8 Twin engine

If your vehicle does not appear on the list above, please contact us on 01884 235800 so that we can discuss your requirements.

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