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EV Charging Installation Colchester

Have you recently invested in an electric vehicle and are in need of an EV home charging installation? With electric cars rapidly gaining popularity, residents in Colchester are increasingly turning to more environmentally friendly transportation options. At Residential Solar, we are dedicated to fulfilling this demand by offering comprehensive services for electric vehicle home charging installations. Our meticulous process includes everything from initial site assessments and equipment recommendations to the final stages of installation, acquiring permits, and ongoing maintenance, guaranteeing a seamless shift to electric vehicle use.

The growing trend of electric vehicle ownership underscores the necessity for accessible and reliable charging solutions. Residential Solar plays a pivotal role in simplifying this transition for Colchester’s community by facilitating the setup of essential home charging infrastructure. As a premier local provider, Residential Solar employs certified electricians to install various chargers, including Level 1, Level 2, and DC rapid chargers. These installations comply with all required permits and cater to a broad spectrum of EV brands, such as Tesla, Nissan, Audi, and BMW. Our reliable and convenient charging options are motivating more drivers to embrace sustainable electric vehicle adoption. Our proficiency in EV charging installation is crucial in helping homeowners and the broader community adopt more eco-friendly driving practices.

Why Choose Residential Solar?

Embark on your EV charging installation journey with us. Our team, possessing extensive knowledge in this dynamic field, is committed to ensuring a smooth and cost-effective transition for you.

Furthermore, our competitive pricing, starting at £1,200, makes the shift to electric driving more economically feasible. Committed to providing Colchester’s residents with accessible and eco-friendly energy solutions, we make the transition to green transportation more attainable than ever. Allow our EV charging specialists to guide you towards a future of environmentally responsible driving, free from the burden of excessive costs.

Types of EV Charging Points

When selecting an EV charging station, it’s crucial to consider your unique needs and circumstances. Options vary in charging speed, cost, and compatibility with different electric vehicles. The professionals at Residential Solar can assist you in navigating the array of charger types, helping you choose the perfect model based on factors like your EV’s compatibility, daily driving needs, and budget. With our guidance, you can select a charging station that ideally fits your home, providing the necessary performance and convenience.

Learn more about the different types of charging points below.

Ideal for brief journeys around Colchester, this is a basic, slow, but consistent charging option. It uses a standard household outlet (230V in the UK) and offers a gradual charge. It’s excellent for overnight charging or for short local trips. Our Level 1 charging option takes 11 – 20 hours to fully charge from empty.

Type of Current

AC

Voltage

120V

Connector Type

J1772

Average Charge Time (from empty)*

11-20 hours

Average Miles Per Hour Charged*

5

Use

Slow

A popular choice among homeowners, this medium-speed charger strikes a perfect balance between speed and cost. Level 2 chargers use a 240V circuit (similar to your washing machine or oven) and can deliver a much faster charge – approximately five times quicker than Level 1. The average charging time from empty is 3 – 8 hours. This charger is a popular choice for home installations, offering an ideal compromise between charging speed and expense.

Type of Current

AC

Voltage

240V

Connector Type

J1772

Average Charge Time (from empty)*

3-8 hours

Average Miles Per Hour Charged*

12-80

Use

Fast

Known as rapid charging, this is the fastest option in the lineup. While these chargers are typically found in public charging stations due to their high power requirements and cost, some homeowners opt for them when regular travel in their electric vehicle is frequent. This option allows you to charge your electric vehicle within 30 – 60 minutes.

Type of Current

DC

Voltage

480V

Connector Type

CCS1

Average Charge Time (from empty)*

30-60 minutes

Average Miles Per Hour Charged*

75-1200

Use

Faster

How Home EV Charging Installation Works

Installing an EV charger at your Colchester home is a straightforward process when handled by the right experts. Our streamlined approach makes the installation of a home EV charger simple and hassle-free.

Pre-Installation Site Assessment

A qualified technician from our team will visit your property for a detailed site assessment. We’ll evaluate your electrical system’s capacity, determine the best mounting locations, and identify any specific installation requirements. This helps us find the optimal EV charging solution for your home.

Selecting the Right Charger

Based on the site assessment and considerations such as your EV model, daily charging needs, and budget, we’ll recommend the most suitable charger. We offer a wide range of units from leading brands, compatible with all major electric vehicle models. Our experts will ensure it meets your requirements.

Permitting and Installation

We manage the permitting process and coordinate any necessary electrical upgrades. Our licensed technicians then professionally install your charger, carefully arranging all wiring and cabling to prioritise safety, aesthetics, and functionality.

Usage Demonstration and Handover

Once the project is complete, we will provide a comprehensive demonstration to explain the charging system, address any queries, and make sure you can confidently use your new EV charger.

Reliable EV home charging is vital for EV drivers. Quality installation services in Colchester from a trusted local provider like Residential Solar make it straightforward for homeowners to install the necessary infrastructure to conveniently.

Contact Residential Solar Cambridge today for a free consultation, and let’s make your green lifestyle aspirations a reality.

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