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EV Charging Installation LEICESTER

Have you acquired an electric vehicle and need an EV charging installation? With the growing popularity of electric cars, Leicester residents are increasingly adopting greener modes of transportation. At Residential Solar, we meet this need by providing all-encompassing services for electric vehicle home charging installations. Our thorough approach covers everything from initial site assessments and equipment suggestions to the final stages of installation, permitting, and ongoing maintenance, ensuring a smooth transition to electric vehicle use.

The increasing trend of electric vehicle ownership highlights the importance of accessible and reliable charging options. Residential Solar plays a crucial role in easing this transition for Leicester’s community, by streamlining the establishment of vital home charging infrastructure.

As a leading local provider, Residential Solar employs certified electricians to install a variety of chargers, including Level 1, Level 2, and DC rapid chargers. These installations adhere to all necessary permits and support a wide range of EV brands, including Tesla, Nissan, Audi, and BMW. Our dependable and convenient charging solutions are encouraging more Leicester drivers to move towards sustainable electric vehicle adoption. Our expertise in EV charging installation is key in aiding homeowners and the wider community in embracing greener driving habits.

Why Choose Residential Solar?

Embark on your EV charging installation journey with us. Our team, with extensive knowledge in this dynamic field, is dedicated to facilitating a seamless and economical switch for you.

Additionally, our competitive prices, starting at £1,200, make transitioning to electric driving more financially viable. Dedicated to offering Leicester’s residents accessible and eco-friendly energy options, we make shifting to green transportation more achievable than ever. Let our EV charging experts assist you in progressing towards a future of environmentally conscious driving, free from the strain of high costs.

Types of EV Charging Points

In choosing an EV charging station, it’s essential to consider your specific needs and situation. The choices range in charging speed, cost, and compatibility with various electric vehicles. The professionals at Residential Solar can help you navigate through the available charger types, aiding you in selecting the ideal model based on criteria like your EV’s compatibility, daily driving requirements, and budget. With our help, you can select a charging station that suits your home perfectly, offering the necessary performance and convenience.

Ideal for short trips around Leicester, this is a primary, slow but steady charging option. This is your basic charger. It uses a standard household outlet (230V in the UK) 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 electric vehicle 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 Leicester 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 Leicester 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 Leicester today for a free consultation, and let’s make your green lifestyle aspirations a reality.

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

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