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EV Charging Installation NORTHAMPTON

Are you the proud owner of an electric vehicle and searching for a reliable EV home charging installation service in Northampton? As electric vehicles continue to rise in popularity, Northampton’s residents are moving towards more sustainable transport solutions. Residential Solar is committed to meeting this increasing demand by providing comprehensive EV home charging installation services. Our detailed process covers everything from the initial site assessments and equipment recommendations to the complete installation, securing permits, and offering ongoing support, ensuring a smooth transition to electric vehicle ownership.

The surge in electric vehicle adoption highlights the essential need for accessible and dependable charging solutions. Residential Solar is key in making this transition smoother for the Northampton community by establishing crucial home charging infrastructures. As a leading local provider, we utilise certified electricians to fit a variety of chargers, including Level 1, Level 2, and DC rapid chargers, all in accordance with the necessary permits. Our services are designed to support a wide array of EV brands, including Tesla, Nissan, Audi, and BMW. Our efficient and accessible charging solutions encourage more Northampton drivers to adopt eco-friendly electric vehicles. Our skill in EV charging installations plays a vital role in assisting homeowners and the wider community in adopting sustainable driving habits.

Why Choose Residential Solar?

Begin your EV charging installation journey with us. Our team is highly knowledgeable in this evolving field and dedicated to facilitating a smooth and cost-effective switch for you.

Additionally, our competitive rates, starting at £1,200, make transitioning to electric driving more financially viable. Dedicated to providing Northampton’s residents with accessible and environmentally friendly energy solutions, we’re making the shift to green transportation more accessible than ever. Our EV charging specialists are here to lead you towards a future of environmentally conscious driving, alleviating the stress of high expenses.

Types of Charging Points

Choosing the right EV charging station requires careful consideration of your specific needs and circumstances. Charging options vary in terms of speed, cost, and vehicle compatibility. The professionals at Residential Solar are ready to help you explore the range of charging types, ensuring you select the ideal model based on your EV’s compatibility, daily driving needs, and budget. With our advice, you can choose a charger that perfectly matches your home, delivering the required performance and convenience.

Learn more about the different types of charging points below.

Perfect for short journeys around Northampton, this basic, slow but steady charging option utilises a standard UK household outlet (230V) and provides a gradual charge. It’s well-suited for overnight charging or short local trips. Our Level 1 charging solution requires 11 – 20 hours for a full 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 favoured option among homeowners, this medium-speed charger offers an excellent balance between charging speed and cost. Using a 240V circuit (similar to domestic appliances like washing machines or ovens), it can charge an EV approximately five times faster than Level 1. The typical charging time from empty ranges from 3 – 8 hours, making it an ideal choice for residential settings.

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

The quickest charging solution available, known as rapid charging, is most often found in public charging stations due to their higher power demands and costs. However, some Northampton homeowners may choose this option for frequent EV use, enabling charging 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 Northampton home is straightforward with the right expertise. Our streamlined process ensures the installation of your home EV charger is easy and stress-free.

Pre-Installation Site Assessment

A skilled technician from our team will conduct an in-depth site assessment at your property. We’ll assess your electrical system’s capacity, identify optimal mounting locations, and note any specific installation needs. This ensures we select the best EV charging solution for your home.

Selecting the Right Charger

Following the site assessment and considering factors such as your EV model, daily charging needs, and budget, we’ll recommend the most appropriate charger. We provide a variety of units from leading manufacturers that are compatible with all major electric vehicle models, ensuring they meet your specific needs.

Permitting and Installation

We handle the entire permitting process and manage any necessary electrical upgrades. Our licensed technicians then expertly install your charger, ensuring all wiring and cabling is neatly arranged for safety, aesthetics, and functionality.

Inspection and Testing

Following the installation, we conduct thorough testing to confirm the charger functions effectively, charges efficiently, and adheres to all regulations. A detailed inspection offers complete reassurance.

Usage Demonstration and Handover

Once installation is complete, we provide a detailed demonstration to explain how the charging system works, answer any questions, and ensure you are confident in using your new EV charger.

For EV drivers in Northampton, reliable home charging is essential. With Residential Solar, a trusted local provider, installing the necessary infrastructure for convenient and sustainable electric driving is straightforward.

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

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