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EV HOME Charging Installation Cambridge

As electric vehicle adoption grows, Cambridge residents seek quality EV charging installations to meet demand. That is why at Residential Solar, we provide comprehensive EV charging installation services for homeowners in the Cambridge area. Our services handle every aspect of getting an EV charger up and running, from initial site evaluation and equipment recommendations to permitting, installation and maintenance.

As more drivers go electric, easy and reliable access to charging continues to be a priority. Quality EV charging installation services from companies like us are helping accelerate the transition by making it simple for Cambridge residents to install the infrastructure needed to keep these vehicles powered up.

As one of Cambridge’s leading EV charging installers, we utilise licensed electricians to ensure all work is done to code and permit requirements are met. We offer a range of Level 2 and DC fast-charging points from top manufacturers to suit most major Electric Vehicle brands, including Tesla, Fiat, Nissan, Audi, Mini, and BMW.

Why Choose Residential Solar?

Our expert team, with extensive experience in EV charging installation, is dedicated to helping you navigate this new and exciting terrain. Best of all, our competitive pricing means that your journey into the world of electric vehicles doesn’t have to break the bank.

With installation packages starting as low as £1,200, we’re committed to making green energy solutions accessible to all Cambridge residents.

Types of Charging Points

When selecting an EV charging station, consider your unique needs and circumstances. The options vary in speed, price, and compatibility with different electric vehicles. Residential Solar’s experts can guide you through the types of chargers available and help determine the optimal model based on factors like your EV’s compatibility, daily driving needs, and budget. With our assistance, you can choose a charging station tailored to your home that delivers the required performance and convenience.

Learn more about the different types of charging points below.

Ideal for short trips around Cambridge, this is a primary, slow but steady charging option. This is your basic charger. It uses a standard household (230V in the UK) outlet and offers a slow and steady charge. It’s great for topping up your EV overnight or using your vehicle 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 common choice for homeowners, this medium-speed charger offers the perfect balance between speed and cost. Level 2 chargers use a 240V circuit (like your washing machine or oven) and can deliver a much faster charge – up to five times quicker than Level 1. The average charging time from empty is 3 – 8 hours. This type of charger is a common choice for home installations, providing the perfect balance between charging speed and cost.

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

This is the speedster of the bunch, also known as rapid charging. While these are usually found in public charging stations due to their high power requirements and cost, some homeowners opt for them when regular travel in their EV is the norm. 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 Cambridge home is a straightforward process when you have the right experts handling it. Our streamlined process makes installing a home EV charger simple and stress-free.

Pre-Installation Site Assessment

One of our qualified technicians will visit your property for a detailed site assessment. We’ll evaluate your electrical system capacity, survey the best mounting locations, and identify any unique installation needs. This allows us to determine the optimal EV charging solution for your home.

Selecting the Right Charger

Based on the site assessment and factors like your EV model, daily charging requirements, and budget, we’ll recommend the ideal charger. We offer a wide selection of units from leading brands that are compatible with all major electric vehicle makes. Our experts will ensure it aligns with your needs.

Permitting and Installation

We handle the permitting process and coordinate any necessary electrical upgrades. Our licensed technicians then professionally install your charger and route all wiring and cabling – prioritising safety, aesthetics, and functionality.

Inspection and Testing

Once installed, we thoroughly test the charger to verify it is fully operational, charging efficiently, and compliant with all regulations. A comprehensive inspection ensures complete peace of mind.

Usage Demonstration and Handover

Upon project completion, we provide a full demonstration to explain the charging system, answer any questions, and ensure you can use your new EV charger confidently.

Reliable EV home charging is critical for EV drivers. Quality installation services in Cambridge from trusted local providers like Residential Solar make it straightforward for homeowners to install the infrastructure needed to charge their electric vehicles at home conveniently. So, if you want to enhance your electric vehicle experience with a reliable home charging station, look no further.

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

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