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Evolution Solutions rated ‘Excellent’ on TrustPilot

We are very proud to announce that Evolution Solutions is rated as ‘Excellent’ on TrustPilot.  With  over 1200 reviews and an average customer satisfaction rating of 4.9, this shows Evolution Solutions  (NW) to be one of the most recommended and trusted EV car charger companies in the industry.  This is head and shoulders above the […]

17 June 2024

Which electric car charger is right for you?

One of the first questions we ask our customers when we are discussing are talking the best EV car charger for them, is whether they want a tethered or socketed car charger.  Often people are unsure or are unaware of the benefits that each option offers them.  If you would like to know more, read […]

13 June 2024

Can I buy my car charger on 0% finance?

Can I buy my home car charger on 0% finance? Our aim is to make our car chargers accessible to all EV owners. We understand that, sometimes, the cost of a car charger can be underestimated, leaving some people wondering whether or not this is an option for them. That’s why we are delighted to […]

11 June 2024

Can I charge my electric vehicle when it’s raining?

Is it safe to charge my electric vehicle when it’s raining? Being based in the North West of England, we experience a LOT of rain throughout the year.  This means that when we are talking to our customers we are often asked “is it safe to charge my electric vehicle when it’s raining?”.  This is […]

4 January 2023

How do I apply for the workplace charging grant scheme?

The Government has announced that the WCS will come to an end on 31st March 2024 at 11.59pm The UK government’s workplace charging scheme aims to incentivise organisations to install multiple charge points, on the understanding they will allow their employees (even those with private EVs) to charge at work, as many can’t have charge […]

19 December 2022

The Workplace Charging Scheme

The Workplace Charging Scheme and how it works The Government recently announced that the Workplace Charging Scheme will end on 31st March, 2024 at 11.59pm   The Workplace Charging Scheme is available if you are a business, charity or public sector organisation.   It is a government grant which covers up to 75% of the […]

2 December 2022

Charge anxiety? We’re here to help

Making the change to an electric vehicle from a combustion vehicle can affect daily routines for most people.   Thinking about how and where we will charge our car (having been used to being able to drop into a petrol station) requires a real change in mindset – and can lead to charge anxiety. So […]

How much does it cost to install an electric car charger at work?

The Government has announced that the WCS will come to an end on 31st March 2024 at 11.59pm. The Workplace Charging Scheme Grant – why installing EV charge points at your workplace might not be as costly as you first thought… With the government’s intention to stop selling new combustion vehicles by 2030 and the […]

15 November 2022

Why should I consider installing electric car charge points at my workplace?

The government has announced that the WCS will come to an end on 31st March 2024 at 11.59pm Why should I consider installing electric car charge points at my workplace? With the UK Government’s commitment to ending the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030, many businesses are considering how this […]

8 November 2022

Why does a looped system affect the installation of my home electric charge point?

Charging your car consumes a significant amount of electricity.  Whether you are using your home electric charge point for a few hours during the day or overnight, this leaves less electricity available to share amongst the other properties on your looped supply.  Ultimately, this will lead to a shortage of electricity for those properties. What […]

20 October 2022

Which electric car charger is right for you?

Now that you know which charging speed you need, how do you decide between a tethered, untethered or solar charge point?  What’s the difference and which electric car charger is right for you and your EV? It all depends on your circumstances and convenience for your lifestyle. Here’s the second in our series of useful […]

17 October 2022

How do I decide if an electric home car charger is right for me and my EV?

      Whether you are the proud owner of a new electric vehicle or you are thinking about making the switch to electric, one question that is bound to be at the top of your list is –“how do I know if I need an electric home car charger for my electric vehicle?” Did […]

12 October 2022

How to get £5,100 in grants for EV chargers ?

Aware Digital are a digital agency who specialise in eCommerce, Magento and digital marketing services that drive conversions… They don’t outsource work, and their team of developers are all based at their Stoke-on-Trent office, which is only 40 minutes from Manchester and Birmingham. Aware started their digital eCommerce agency to help people find their way […]

5 October 2022

Recognised for EV charger installation model

Last night was the Greater Manchester Chamber Of Commerce business awards 2022. We were shortlisted but didn’t win. But it was great to be recognised for our EV charger installation business. I’m sure you’re thinking why we’re in the Greater Manchester Chamber awards, as our head-office is in Lancashire? This is because of our unique […]

30 September 2022

How can you get 5 EV chargers for £950?

This is the 5 EV chargers installation we’ve been talking about at ‘We Buy Books’ Where we helped them get a £4250 grant, meaning they paid a net cost of just £950. They are a very unique business because, they’ll buy all your old books for cash, and even collect them for free. It’s true […]

Company gets £5,100 grant for EV chargers

Here’s how we helped Aware Digital secure £5,100 in grants to install electric car chargers…   You know we keep going and on about these new government grants, which companies with less than 250 employees can access to get up to £75,000 towards the cost of installing EV chargers.   Well, here’s another notable example… […]

28 September 2022

Andersen A2 the best looking EV charger ?

The Andersen A2 is said to be the worlds most aesthetically pleasing EV charger … Offering a hidden charging cable with a combination of different colours and wood finishes to colour code the EV charger to your taste. It’s a bit pricy from £1,449 including guaranteed 14-day installation (£1099 with rental or apartment grant, if […]

25 September 2022

Why a Zappi home electric car charger saves?

With domestic electricity prices frozen for the next 2-year, at least we have certainty… And based on our own electricity rate from October, charging an electric vehicle at home is still circa 60% cheaper than filling a combustion engine with petrol or diesel. Meaning every £100 you spend on petrol or diesel, it will only […]

24 September 2022

How to get a quality EV charger installation?

Now this is very impressive… EV charger installation completed this morning in Helmshore, review posted and personal email arrived by lunch. Thank you for taking the time to post a postive review and send a personal email Marcus Greenhalgh director of Zenith Resourcing Do you want the same certainty of a quality EV charger installation? […]

12 September 2022

Electric car charger installation certainty

Why people and organisations just want certainty and peace of mind?  They want to be certain that what you have agreed will happen  They want to be certain you’ll turn up on time  They want to be certain you won’t increase their agreement price  They want to be certain you’ll provide the agreed level of […]

Time for EV charger installation referrals?

Could new electric car deliveries be improving? Over the last week, we’ve been speaking to various people in the vehicle supply sector, and we’ve got a clear understanding of what’s happening with delayed car deliveries and new car orders. They’re telling us that most new electric vehicle orders are now available on a 4 – […]

10 September 2022

Home electric car charger still cheapest

It’s official, charging an electric car on a home electric car charger will continue to be the cheapest (by a distance) and most convenient way to refuel your car… The average combustion engine (petrol / diesel) using current prices is circa 19p a mile. Which means an electric car is 65% cheaper to drive than […]

8 September 2022

DPD electric vehicle charging points

We didn’t know that DPD (the parcel delivery company) had a franchise model, did you? We only found this out when their new regional EV service manager approached us to install electric vehicle charging points for their franchisees to charge their electric vans at home. Since 2019 they have been upgrading their delivery vans in […]

7 September 2022

Henry Ford home electric car charging points

What would Henry Ford think today? It’s amazing to think it’s a little over a century since Henry Ford cracked the production model, making the car affordable to the mass market. But what would Henry Ford think about how things have moved on today? You could say nothing much changed until the 50’s & 60s, […]

6 September 2022

Electric vehicle charging points £75,000 grant

Less than 250 employees and thinking of switching to electric vehicles? We can help you claim up to £75,000 in grants to install electric vehicle charging points to support both fleet and employee electric vehicles. And you don’t even need an electric vehicle to claim this grant. But you best be quick, as once the […]

4 September 2022

Solar & battery electric charger installation?

Extreme heat and devastating flooding have once again highlighted climate change… And any technology that helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions has got be good, hasn’t it? Electric vehicles are our future, with new petrol and diesel cars banned from sale in 2030. Electric vehicles are important to achieving the pledge by the UK Government, to […]

1 September 2022

Electric car charge point website product finder

Isn’t your website your marketing window to the world? After 3-year we’ve just had a refresh, and to be honest it was well overdue. In just a few short years our original electric car charge point website became outdated. Why? Because a lot has changed in the electric charger installation world since we first started […]

31 August 2022

Which electric car charger for home is best?

Need an electric car charger for home, but not sure where to start? First you need to consider your options… You could use what they call a granny charger (comes with the car normally), which has a 13-amp plug which plugs into a normal 3-pin socket. Or you could pay the base price and get […]

30 August 2022

Whats the dog think about lamppost charging?

Charging for people without driveways and buzzing about town is going to get more difficult… Why? Because, as each day passes, there will be more electric vehicles on the road. By 2030 they estimate there will be circa 10 million buzzing around. Can you imagine 10 million electric vehicles jostling for charge point time? We’ve […]

28 August 2022

Why install a fast electric car charger for home?

Ready to take electric car ownership to another level with a fast electric car charger for home? Owning an electric car is great, and you’ll love it that you’ve reduced your carbon footprint. With the bonus of huge savings against pump prices and never having fuel stinking fingers again. But let me tell you this: […]

How a home business can get a £350 EV charger grant

We’ve found a way for some house owners to get the £350 government charge point grant… Not sure if you know but, on the 31st March the government stopped ‘house owners’ from claiming their £350 home charging point grant, although people renting or who own an apartment still qualify. Although, we’ve found a loophole, but […]

New homes and offices must install EV chargers

Did you know from 15th June 2022, all new homes, and commercial buildings as well as buildings undergoing major renovation must install electric vehicle (EV) charging points? This is part of the government plan to transition from petrol and diesel vehicles to electric vehicles by 2030 and is part of its strategy to reach net zero by […]

0% finance on EV charger installations near me

Got a full electric car or plug-in hybrid on order? Interest free credit (0% finance) is available on all home ev charger installations near me and you. Gone are the days where you’ve got to choose an EV charge point on price. Interest free credit allows us choice. The choice to choose the right charge […]

EV charger grants for adventure company

We visted fellow Shout Network members the Anderton Centre to discuss electric vehicle charging points for their net zero project… What a fabulous place this is, nestled on the banks of lower Rivington reservoir near Chorley, surrounded by fields and woodland. David Germian (Managing Director) is doing a wonderful job positioning the Anderton Centre as the premier Northwest […]

Electric charger installation recognised with award

It’s official. Our unique approach to electric charger installation has been recoginsed… What do we mean? We don’t fit lights, do rewires, or employ sub-contractors. We’re dedicated to installing EV charge points using directly employed and highly trained installers, with guaranteed installation times and safe rigorous repeatable installation processes. We see ourselves as a retail […]

0% finance replaces home charging point grant

Having a home EV charger installed has become more expensive for most people… Why? In March, the government ended the £350 home charging point grant for house owners with off-road parking. Only people renting a domestic property, who own an apartment or have a business registered at home on their incorporation or Vat certificate, can […]

Best looking affordable electric car charge point?

As a business you should be always looking to improve the products you provide… Depending which industry, you are in, it’s not always about improvement to features, it can also be about aesthetic design too. Take an electric car charge point as a good example. We’re an independent electric car charge point installation company, which […]

Compare our range of electric car charger for home

Do you provide an easy way for prospects to compare your products, such an electric car charger for home? We provide a range of electric car charger for home installations, and the reason? Because an electric car charger for home is a retail product, and people want personal choice. People want to choose the size, […]

How electric car charge point referrals help us grow?

Referral schemes can be a great way of growing your business, as they are in our electric car charge point company… Obviously you’ve got to be doing a great job and have good if not excellent reviews on Trustpilot, Feefo or another leading review platform. How do they work? Quite simply, you reward people (once they […]

£75,000 towards work electric vehicle charging points

An accountant in Bolton has just received £4250 for installing five workplace electric vehicle charging points… How? We’ve helped claim it in grants through a new government scheme called the ‘fleet and employee grant’. The government want companies (less than 250 employees) to install a bank of electric vehicle charging points to charge their own EV […]

Are electric charger installation reviews important?

Positive electric charger installation reviews are very important and give people confidence in your abilities… The reason our customers have left 700+ electric charger installation reviews in down to our team. Our team are specialists in what they do. We don’t fit lights, do rewires or employ sub-contractors. We only install EV chargers using a […]

Why an electric car charger for home is best?

First time I’ve seen rapid chargers in the car park at a McDonalds… This is a new installation of 2 Instavolt rapid chargers, it even has its own small substation, which hopefully means you can use each charge socket simultaneously, without it stopping. Came across it whilst bold calling (canvassing) on Pilsworth business park in […]

24 August 2022

How to claim £75,000 for work EV chargers?

Electric vehicles are going to be a fact of life for most companies and their employees…   Currently (due to the business tax savings and ultra-low benefit in kind tax savings) it’s financially the right time to migrate company fleets to electric vehicles, as the business and fleet driver both save.   But what about charging […]

Socketed or tethered electric car charger for home?

Tethered or socketed electric car charger for home? It’s a dilemma many of us face (or will have to eventually) when deciding which electric car charger for home best suits our lifestyle. For clarity… Tethered means the EV charger has its own attached charging cable, which you can’t remove. Socketed means the EV charger hasn’t […]

Which electric charger installation do you want?

What advice would I give you if you were looking for an electric charger installation? I’d not bother telling you what I think, I’d tell you about things from my wife’s perspective, because it gives an unbiased view how people really think when they want an electric car charger for home. Interestingly it wasn’t price […]

Here’s our EV charger evolution story. What’s yours?

Story is the best way to show people your journey, whilst detailing your why… Our story started 20 years ago when we opened a retail store selling printer cartridge refills. Yes even 20 years ago we were promoting sustainability and being environmentally friendly. Loads has happened since then: ✔ We opened a network of cartridge […]

Cash reward for family, friends or work referral

Here’s some great news which may benefit you? We understand it’s frustrating waiting for your new electric vehicle (EV) to arrive, and not yet being able to arrange for your own EV charger to be installed (You can still benefit from this scheme if you don’t have an EV on order or you’ve already got one) Why […]

How to get a 5-star electric charger installation?

How do you measure that your EV charger installers keep doing a great job… It’s not just about being able to measure, it’s also about keeping them engaged too. Having directly employed installers like we do – where you can control the environment – makes it a much easier thing to do. It must be […]

Century old accountant start their EV journey

Barlow Andrews has been at the heart of the local community in Lancashire and the North-West for almost 100-year… As Chartered Accountants, they act as advisors to many owner-managed and family businesses in the area, from self-employed individuals and start-ups through to partnerships, professional practices, limited companies, and charities. Today they’re close to one hundred team […]

Electric car delivery times industry secrets…

You think we’ve got it bad for poor electric car deliveries during this year… Spare a thought for the Australians! Electric vehicle deliveries in Australia all but ground to a halt in July, with a little more than 600 EVs making their way into customer hands during the month. Delays are like what we’ve been […]

Why Kendo Nagasaki loves an electric car?

Meet Paul Bolton (AKA Kendo) our technical director at MY Total Office Solutions… For those in the dark, we call him Kendo after Kendo Nagasaki the masked Japanese (not really) TV wrestler from the 70’s and 80’s. And if you want to know why, either ask him or me, it’s funny, but too long for this post. Kendo (Paul) looks […]

Just £950 for 5 x electric vehicle charging points. How?

How did a company retailing used books only pay £950 to install 5 x electric vehicle charging points? Simple… They asked us to access and claim the new government ‘fleet and employee’ EV charging grant. This is where any company in England with less than 250 employees can claim £4250 in grants towards every 5 […]

Why golf clubs are ahead of the EV curve?

One thing struck me just the other day… Golf clubs have been operating fleets of electric vehicles for years. I used to play regularly before the kids arrived, but I was in my 20’s so never thought to use one. To be honest I’ve not played since, as it takes up a full day and […]

Why the Easee One EV charger is the easy choice?

Aesthetically, the Easee One is probably the best-looking affordable home EV charger on the market… Yes, you’ve got the Andersen which overall is the best aesthetically, but it comes with a hefty price tag, and is 50% more expensive than the Easee One. So, taking this into account and if price is a consideration, the […]

The impact gas prices has on charging an EV?

What impact does gas prices have on charging an electric car?   This is a very topical subject, based on all the gas and electricity suppliers hugely increasing their tariffs.   The massive increase in gas prices is due to European gas stocks being depleted, due to a very chilly last winter, and a cooler […]

9 December 2021

Why I ended up with an Hyundai Ioniq 5 ?

Today, I’m outside West Riding Hyundai in Colne… The guy in charge and a friend of mine (Craig Lindon-Cartledge), asked me to come and give you my personal assessment of the Ioniq 5. I’ve got to be honest though, even though I’m a director of an electric car charge point installation business, cars don’t really […]

2 December 2021

Why an electric car is saving us £3,000 a year?

As a director of an electric car charger installation company, it was time to get an EV… My trusty petrol Hyundai Tucson had come to end of its lease, and I couldn’t go middle ground with a Hybrid, I had to practice what I preach and go straight to full electric. To be honest as […]

30 November 2021

Are charge point cable gullies the real deal?

Cable gullies for charging electric cars across pavements are gaining traction… Earlier this year Oxford City Council started trialing them in select areas, and very recently Central Bedfordshire Council have started their own program. The difference being that Central Bedfordshire Council are including a sign (see the picture) that suggests parking outside this property is […]

25 November 2021

Hurry, electric car charge point grant is ending

To grow a business, isn’t a fantastic customer service experience the most important thing? Although the £350 government grant towards a charge point installation is ending soon, when it gets a bit crazy with people desperate to get a charger installed in time so they don’t miss out on claiming the grant, we’ll still be […]

23 November 2021

British made electric truck by Tevva

Electric cars are all the rage and trucks don’t seem to be getting a mention… But British company Tevva are set to change this, launching two zero emission 7.5 tonne trucks by the end of 2022. It’s said the first will be full electric with a range of 160 miles and the second will also […]

18 November 2021

EV charge point installation grant ends in 4 months

In 4-month you will lose your right to claim a £350 government grant… If you have a qualifying electric / hybrid car on order or you are thinking of ordering one in the next few months, you must get your home charge point installation booked in now. Why? Because. in just 4-months, the government (DVLA) […]

16 November 2021

Greater Manchester to fine diesel vehicles

Diesel vehicle owners working in or passing through Greater Manachester need to read this… The Government has instructed Greater Manchester to introduce a ‘clean air zone‘ in the city-region to help tackle air pollution. Light goods vehicles, minibuses, heavy goods vehicles, taxis, private hire vehicles, buses and coaches are all included. All having to pay daily […]

9 November 2021

Why EV charge point photography works?

Been a wonderful day today for photography… Spent it out with my amateur (and good) photographer friend Gareth Jones. Gareth works for the NHS but spends his weekends helping friends and local organisations with any photography assignments. Because it’s his passion and he’s good at it. Although, he’s just as passionate about McDonald’s coffee too, […]

4 November 2021

Can technology solve vehicle device distractions?

Our FSG – Fleet Services Group member KeyFleet have created a meet the expert video series… In the first episode they meet and put questions to Paul Ripley of Distraction 999 Learning about Pauls background, his purpose and how he is making the world’s road safer by tackling the problem of vehicle mobile phone use […]

30 October 2021

The world’s smallest tethered EV charge point

This is the Sync EV, and its world’s smallest home electric car charging point… And great news, they’ve just released a tethered version, which comes complete with an attached 5 metre charging cable, making it ultra convenient as well as small and descrete. But boy does it pack a punch, and for design and functionality […]

28 October 2021

Have you half a billion to blow on an EV?

Did you know in 2014 Dyson set out to build an electric car with a range of 600-miles? Although most drivers only drive an average 30-miles a day (verified by a recent RAC 3-year study), research had told Dyson that most people embark on one long journey return journey close to 600 miles at least […]

26 October 2021

Is workplace charging is part of the solution?

Why are workplace charge points are part of the electric vehicle charging solution…   Put simply, a large amount of the population will not be able to have a charge point at home.   Whether we like it or not (those that still want to drive) most people will eventually be travelling around in an […]

21 October 2021

£620m towards EV and charge point grants

The UK government has at last revealed its long-awaited and highly anticipated ‘Net Zero’ strategy… This new strategy sets out to dramatically cut carbon emissions across the nation, enabling the UK to reach its ‘Net Zero’ goals by 2050. As part of this new Net Zero Strategy, ministers are investing a further £620m funding towards […]

19 October 2021

Is hydrogen the right choice for cars?

Even though our company installs electric car charge points, we’ve wondered for years if Hydrogen would eventually be the car fuel of the future… Hydrogen has been controversial ever since the tragedy of the Hindenburg airship. But people are now saying that Hydrogen is a low-carbon miracle which can power cars and homes. But the […]

12 October 2021

How did Tesla post record Q3 numbers?

The car industry has suffered delays in new vehicle deliveries since the turn of the year… Initially this was due to a massive 3-day fire at Asahi Kasei Microsystems (AKM) semiconductor (micro-chip) factory in Nobeoka City, Japan at the back end of 2020. This was further compounded by another semiconductor factory fire in March this […]

7 October 2021

Why it’s the right time to switch to electric?

Our petrol Tucson needs changing, obviously the next 1 is electric… Yes, we could have gone part way and chosen a hybrid, which is like dipping your toe into a warm bath. Full hybrids only provide circa 30 miles range on a full charge before the combustion engine kicks in, and this certainly won’t help […]

30 September 2021

EV charge points turned off to avoid blackouts?

It’s been reported Grant Shapps (Transport Secretary) says all home and workplace electric car charge points being installed from May next year will have to be smart chargers, and here’s why?   Currently you can install what’s called a dumb charger (it doesn’t communicate any information), but you can’t claim the current grant of £350 towards […]

23 September 2021

Why it’s not easy installing EV charge points?

It’s just an electric car charge point, and easy to install… This simply is not the case, as you’ve got to take many factors into consideration. First and foremost, this is an electrical device that uses a serious amount of power and needs to be installed safely by a qualified electrician and trained charge points […]

21 September 2021

Why larger enterprises will install EV charge points?

Charging an electric vehicle is going to be a struggle for many people in the future… Affordability of a home charge point and not being able to have one fitted being the 2 main issues. How will the government address the balance? Obviously, you’ve got public charging points, which, if it was the only option, […]

16 September 2021

The EV charge point installation grant is changing

We’ve just had an update from OZEV (Government) on the future criteria of the Electric Vehicle Home Charge Scheme (EVHS). For those that don’t know… OZEV provide a £350 grant towards installing an electric vehicle charge point for people who have dedicated off road parking where the charge point is to be fitted, have not […]

14 September 2021

Fuel company embraces EV & green economy

The switch to EV and green energy will have a huge impact on some organisations… Admittedly, as we install electric car charge points for the home and workplace, it’s helping us. But this week, we learnt some amazing things from Ben Duckworth (Director of Craggs Energy). Craggs Energy provide white diesel to haulage firms and […]

9 September 2021

Why our car charger business has red lines?

Do you have any business red lines? You know what I mean, the things that you won’t compromise on, because they go against why you set the business up in the first place or stops you from providing the very best service to customers. We have some important red lines in our electric car charger […]

7 September 2021

Why high pricing for public car charging must stop?

People must be protected from excessive pricing for public electric car charging… Charging an electric car at home is much cheaper than using public charge points, and this could put financial pressure on people who are less able to afford a charge point at home. Currently the government provide a £350 grant towards the installation […]

12 August 2021

Guy Martin and the worlds fastest electric car!

Last night I got hooked on Guy Martin and ‘The World’s Fastest Electric Car’ on Channel 4…   Guy Martin drove a transformed a classic car that had been made electric to see how fast it could go.   In the programme, Guy investigated the growing world of electric cars as many leading brands bring […]

10 August 2021

Electrical contractors don’t want to install EV chargers

Why do some electrical contractors not want to install electric vehicle chargers? It’s an interesting subject. Although, installing an electric car charge point to a customer’s satisfaction and claiming the £350 government grant on their behalf is no easy thing. What you’ve got to remember installing charge points is not an electrical contractors main business, […]

5 August 2021

Is Jaguar right with an all electric car strategy?

When carmakers talk about electrified vehicles, they’re counting hybrids, plug-in hybrids, EVs, and in some cases hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in the mix. And when a single model has several different electrified variants, carmakers will count each of those separately towards their electrification goals. Later this year BMW will show the first all-electric M badge car, […]

3 August 2021

Heard of the electric car salary sacrifice scheme?

Have you heard of the electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme? Well, today I visited Micky (one of our experienced installers) whilst he was completing a home charge point installation in Manchester. After passing Micky the equipment he required, I got talking to the customer (a lovely lady who works for the NHS) about the vehicle […]

29 July 2021

Is electric car range anxiety all in the mind?

Why electric car range shouldn’t be an issue for most car drivers?   Research carried out by the RAC covering a three-year period, shows car drivers (on average) travel just 28 miles a day.   It seems petrol car drivers travel less than their diesel counterparts, racking up an average of just 20 miles a […]

27 July 2021

Why we’ve added Hypervolt to our range?

We’ve just taken on a new EV & full hybrid home charge point…   Why?   Because it provides something different to the existing range of home charge point’s we install.   So, what makes the ‘Hypervolt Home 2.0’ different?   Let’s cut to the chase. The main reason is. It’s got an option for […]

22 July 2021

How to remove the 2 week charge point panic?

Here’s a charge point tip for all those with an electric vehicle or full hybrid on order… Most people (in this situation) wait until the dealership or car leasing company contact them and say, ‘your car will arrive in 2 weeks’, and then they start panicking as they need a charge point installed immediately. Well, […]

20 July 2021

Hybrid car owners should install a charge point?

Why should hybrid car owners with driveways install a charge point?   It’s a great question and one we’ve been asked many times, which makes the answer important information we should share with you.   Let’s be clear, I’m not talking about mild hybrids where energy is created through braking and stored in a small […]

15 July 2021

Why is takes 119.5 seconds to pour a Guinness?

It takes a long time to pour a full glass of Guinness… This is because of nucleation, in which pockets of air from additional bubbles diffuse through the beer. While this is now appreciated, originally there was a lot of negative consumer opinion about the length of time required to correctly pour a pint of […]

13 July 2021

Why choose this two socket pedestal charge point?

Welcome to our new workplace dual socket pedestal charge point… Let me be honest with you, it’s made in China! But before you roll your eyes, it’s a quality piece of kit, and is licenced to be distributed and supported in the UK under the Project EV brand. The Chinese manufacturer is called ATESS Power […]

8 July 2021

Will roads ever charge your EV whilst driving?

Will roads be able to charge your EV whilst your moving? I wrote a recent article saying industrial sized wireless induction chargers (like when charging a smart phone wirelessly) may be the way we’ll charge our electric vehicles in the future. The theory being you just need to park near one of these induction chargers […]

6 July 2021

How long does it take to charge an EV?

Most people have three charge options to choose from: The 3 Pin Plug – Yes, you can charge an electric car using a 3-pin plug (it’s just like pluging in your kettle), although charging will take a darn sight longer than boiling the water. On average you can charge at a rate of 10 miles […]

1 July 2021

Why not to buy a Tesla home EV charger?

Here’s some advice for anyone thinking of buying a Tesla … Yes, still buy it if it’s the car you really want, as we’re sure they’re great cars. But really think about which home charge point you’d like installed, and don’t just go and buy the Tesla branded one off their website. Why? A couple […]

29 June 2021

Why some hybrid drivers are being very clever?

When should you get an electric car charge point installed? Out of 157,000 new vehicle registrations last month only 8% were pure electric, with hybrids making up 33%, and petrol & diesel still going strong on 59%. For the 8% who’ve purchased a pure electric vehicle a fast charge point makes sense, because changing with […]

24 June 2021

Why poor execution ruins the customer experience?

There is no point providing a great ordering experience followed by poor execution… This relates to any organisation that has a front-end ordering process, followed up by an installations team who complete the work. It could be plumbers, electricians, IT professionals or even carpet fitters, the same principle applies. If they don’t turn up on […]

17 June 2021

Ways to reduce EV charging costs?

How much does it cost to charge an electric car part 2?   Several people asked me to expand on this subject, and cover things like using a 3-pin plug rather than a fast 7Kw home charger, what if you’ve got solar panels, what if you’ve got solar panels with battery storage and what if […]

15 June 2021

How much to charge an electric car?

How much does it cost to charge an electric car? This was a question Damian Crawshaw and Jonathan Fielding of Accrington based North Lancs Training Group asked us this morning. You see, we we’re discussing the fast-approaching Government ban on new sales of petrol and diesel cars in 2030. Particularly how this will affect North […]

10 June 2021

Why great customer experiences need consultation?

To grow a business, isn’t a fantastic customer experience the most important thing? Customer service is not just about answering the phone or replying to an email, it covers so much more, and includes everyone within your team. Right from sales and administration, warehousing, deliveries, installation through to maintenance. In all these areas each team […]

8 June 2021

Why the electric vehicle revolution is here?

We came across a fascinating article by Justin Rowlatt (BBC chief environment correspondent)… I know, you probably haven’t even driven one yet, let alone contemplated buying one, so his prediction may be bold, but we’ve just got our 1st electric vehicle, and agree with everything he says. Rowlatt believes we are in the middle of the biggest […]

4 June 2021

Is a simple cable gully the answer?

Oxfordshire Council and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) have been trialling a simple cable gully solution… The cable gully provides a discrete and safe channel for charging cables to extend from homes to roadside, without causing a trip hazard to the public. It’s been so successful ODS (Oxford’s Local Authority Trading Company) has […]

1 June 2021

How to claim an EV charge point grant?

Today we’re discussing the government home electric vehicle charge point grant… The government (DVLA) will provide a grant towards each home EV charge point fitted, although this comes with several conditions: You must have or have on order a qualifying hybrid or full electric vehicle. The vehicle must be owned, leased for over 6 months […]

27 May 2021

Why Starbucks loses EV charging race?

At a petrol station you can get your EV fully charged by the time you’ve finished a Starbucks… But when charging at home, it takes s long as the recommended 8-hour sleep? Well, it comes down to the available electrical current. Boring I know but stay with me. Now we didn’t know this until we […]

25 May 2021

How Wallbox load balancing can help?

Today is the final peace of the jigsaw for a workplace Wallbox EV charger installation at a group of Kia dealerships in Greater Manchester… Brad is currently running a 30-metre cable to install an additional 22Kw EV charger. Overall, it’s been quite a challenging project for both the dealership and ourselves. You see, Kia’s new […]

20 May 2021

Why install workplace EV chargers now?

Meet Brad, who’s one of our senior technicians… Today he’s installing 3 Sync EV workplace EV chargers at an office technology company. It’s a real interesting solution.De forhøjede niveauer af Kamagra Jelly interferon i Australien uden recept resulterer i en dosis pro-inflammatoriske cytokiner og dårlig fordøjelse, hvilket frigiver reaktive iltmellemprodukter. https://denmarkrx.com/brand-cialis-uden-recept.html The business is getting […]

18 May 2021

Why we don’t use electrical contractors?

We had a vision of fixing the EV charge point installation industries problems… Car dealerships told us they wouldn’t recommend an EV charge point installer to their customers, as they had continuously been let down with installation delays and inconsistent quality of work. The only way we saw to fix these problems was to employ […]

14 May 2021

Why a workplace charger is more expensive?

An EV home charger & workplace charger are 2 different scenarios… Why? Most home installations are standard, consumer unit is in an accessible place, within 10 metres of the charge point fitting area. Yes, we need information like electricity usage, main fuse, earthing, MPAN etc. But this can be gained through a simple remote survey. […]

11 May 2021

Dangers of looped electricity systems…

Today we need a serious discussion about looped electricity systems… If you remember from last weeks video, a looped system is when 2 neighbouring houses share the same main electricity cable, going to the first and then looping off to the second house. So, why do the electricity network operators need to split the loop […]

6 May 2021

Are you a business centre manager?

Calling all business centre landlords… The time is coming when your tenants will be migrating to electric vehicles and will be expecting their Landlord to provide a solution so they can charge them. It’s true, the UK government will stop production of all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030 and hybrids just 5 years later […]

4 May 2021

Why you might need a load management device?

Load management is an important subject, as we’re all using more electric appliances… As home and workplace EV charge point installers, it’s a subject we’ve become specialised in. You see, home charge points need to be fitted on their own 32Amp fuse, much like an electric cooking hob, electric shower, hot-tub, or sauna. But charge […]

29 April 2021

How to get reviews and recommendations?

There’re 3 critical elements that affect our judgement of any product… Function: a better-looking electric vehicle charge point, still needs to be reliable and charge your car quickly. There’s no point investing in the best design if it doesn’t perform the basic requirement well. Form: once you’ve confirmed it will perform the basics well, it […]

27 April 2021

Is induction charging the future for EV’s?

Here’s some interesting news… Induction charging seems to be the future of electric vehicle charging. If you’re not sure, it means you’ll be able to charge an electric vehicle without the use of a cable. Think about wireless smart phone charging and you’ll understand what we mean, although we’re talking on a much bigger scale. […]

20 April 2021

Which EV charger installer would you choose?

Not long ago at an event organised for the EV charger industry… I overheard a conversation between two EV charge point installers from different companies. Installer one said. “We can make lots of commissions by selling extras once we get to the customers site”. “The company agrees a standard price, but at site if they […]

15 April 2021

How to claim £350 off an EV charger install?

Thinking of getting an EV charger fitted at home? Interestingly there is currently a government grant to the tune of £350 available towards the cost. Although, you need to have your own off-road parking and already have (or at least on order) a qualifying electric or hybrid vehicle registered to you at the installation address. […]

8 April 2021

Sync EV – worlds smallest EV charge point

Today is a revisit to our home EV charger video series… Because a new charger has got our attention, and made it on to our list of best home electric vehicle chargers 2021. This is the Sync EV, and its smallest home electric car charging point on the market. But boy does it pack a […]

6 April 2021

Charge point refused due to fuse size?

Does anyone know the size of their main house fuse? I agree, its not something most people give a hoot about usually. Until you need an electric car charge point fitted that is. Which will be lots of us soon, because of the governments impending 2030 ban on new sales of petrol and diesel vehicles. […]

1 April 2021

EV chargers stopped by looped systems

Today we’re explaining looped electricity systems and their impact on EV chargers… But before we get into the detail. Did you know you don’t own your main electricity fuse (sometimes called the fuse cut out) and the cables coming into your home? This is owned by your regional electricity network operator such as Electricity North […]

30 March 2021

Rolec QUANTUM: EV video review

Welcome to our workplace EV charger review video series… Grants of £350 for each workplace EV charge point installed are available, but only if an approved workplace charger is installed by an approved WCS installer, such as us. We’ve recently fitted an electrifying number of Rolec QUANTUM: EV’s, the last installation being for large haulage […]

25 March 2021

Can the national grid cope with EV’s?

The National Grid is the system which supplies gas and electricity to millions across the UK… It works through an interconnected network of electricity production plants, where either fossil fuels are burned or renewable energy sources like solar, bio-energy, wind energy, nuclear or hydro-power are transferred into electricity. This electricity then passes through a step-up […]

23 March 2021

Why the Sync EV workplace charger gets 5 stars

Welcome to our workplace EV charger video series… Have I got a treat for you today? This is the Sync EV, which is the smallest workplace electric car charging point on the market, and alongside the EO Mini Pro 2, it’s the smallest home charging unit too. The interesting thing is the Sync EV is […]

18 March 2021

EO Genius workplace EV charger review

Welcome to our workplace EV charger video series… Grants of £350 for each workplace EV charge point installed are available, but only if an approved workplace charger is installed by an approved WCS installer, such as us. Today, we are reviewing the EO Genius workplace charge point. EO market the Genius at forward thinking fleet […]

16 March 2021

ROLEC SECURICHARGE EV charger review

Welcome to our workplace EV charger video series… Grants of £350 for each workplace EV charge point installed are available, but only if an approved workplace charger is installed by an approved WCS installer, such as us. Today, we’re reviewing the ROLEC wall mounted SECURICHARGE:EV workplace charge point. This is our go to charge point […]

11 March 2021

Wallbox Copper SB EV charger review…

Welcome to the 1st of our workplace EV charger video series… Electric vehicle chargers installed at the workplace must be more robust than home chargers, as potentially, they will be used by more people more of the time. Also, the Workplace Charging Scheme (which offers grants of £350 against each workplace EV charger installed) is […]

9 March 2021

Whats the best electric car charger for you?

Welcome to our final home electric car charger comparison video… It’s time for a round-up of the 6 EV chargers we’ve reviewed over the last three weeks, including our personal views and recommendations. If you can’t get a Wi-Fi signal where you want the charger your only option is a Rolec Wallpod:EV Homesmart, as it […]

4 March 2021

Rolec Wallpod:EV Homestart review

Welcome to our home electric car charger comparison video series… Our 6th and last evaluation is on the Rolec Wallpod:EV Homesmart charging point. The Rolec Wallpod:EV Homesmart has been designed to provide the user with a simple, mobile phone interactive EV charging solution, and doesn’t work with Wi-Fi only via GPRS with a mobile device. […]

2 March 2021

What’s the most aesthetically pleasing EV charger?

Welcome to our home ev charger comparison video series… https://youtu.be/idKW1Edh-AM It’s time to evaluate the most stylish home ev charger on the market. The Andersen A2. The Andersen A2 is an iconic wall mounted charge point that cleverly hides the integrated cable. From modern town houses to charming coastal cottages, the Andersen A2 can be […]

25 February 2021

Why Zappi get’s a 5 star review?

Welcome to our home electric car charger comparison video series… Today it’s time to evaluate Myenergi’s ground-breaking Zappi. The Zappi comes with a whole host of features, such as: 3 charging modes. Eco, Eco+ and fast Works with solar panels and wind turbines Compatible with battery storage systems Programmable timer function through the app Pin […]

23 February 2021

What’s best about the EO Mini Pro 2 EV charger?

Welcome to our home electric car charger comparison video series… Today it’s education time on the EO Mini Pro 2. The EO Mini Pro 2 is the world’s smallest home electric vehicle charging point. It’s a modern looking square shape measuring just 175mm by 125mm, and is available in black, white, silver, or blue. And […]

18 February 2021

Why buy a Pod-Point Solo home EV charger?

Welcome to our home electric car charger comparison video series… Today we’re educating you on the Pod Point Solo Domestic home EV charging point. Eustachi: decongestant bodybuilding for the ears – Pascal Forget bodybuilding steroids for sale bodybuilding room (weight room / cardiotraining), canteleu (76380) – seine-maritime. The Pod-Point Solo is a modern looking disk […]

16 February 2021

Wallbox Pulsar Plus EV charger review

Welcome to our home electric car charger comparison video series… Today we’re educating you on the Wallbox Pulsar Plus home EV charging point. The Wallbox Pulsar Plus is a stylish looking unit with green led lights and available in black or white. As well as being stylish, it’s one of the smallest electric car chargers […]

11 February 2021

Home EV chargers – whats the difference?

Welcome to our home electric car charger comparison video series… During each video we’ll focus on one of the top six home EV chargers available in the UK, explaining their features, whilst highlighting any areas of concern. The top 6 home EV chargers as we see it are: Wallbox Pulsar Plus Pod-Point Solo EO Mini Pro 2 Zappi […]

9 February 2021

500% increase needed in charge points

According to new research the rollout of electric vehicle charge points must increase 500% to support the upcoming ban on new petrol and diesel cars… Think Tank Policy Exchange’s report said ‘the UK will need 400,000 public charge points when the sale of new fossil-fuelled cars and vans are banned in 2030, up from 35,000 […]

4 February 2021

Why EV charger partnership is a win win?

Affiliate schemes and strategic partnerships are a great way to grow your business… Our specialism is installing electric vehicle charging points for the home and workplace, in guaranteed time frames with safe and rigorous installation processes. And due to our unique approach car dealerships and vehicle leasing companies are appointing us as their recommended EV […]

2 February 2021

Social media strategy unpacked…

Developing a social media strategy to promote your business can seem daunting… In reality, it’s not that difficult, although to do it right, it is a little time consuming. We developed our first social media strategy to promote our new electric vehicle charge point installation business. Before you even start deciding on which platforms to […]

1 February 2021

How to find your hidden expert secrets?

We all have something special inside us, if we use it right, we can change the world… Information is a powerful tool. It can be used to attract interest, increase desire, demand attention, and to sell. But information alone isn’t enough. It’s the skill-full application of the right information at the right time that can […]

29 January 2021

Why technobabble is the No.1 sales killer?

Technobabble is the number one sales killer… Why? Well, we all love our products so much we learn everything there is to know about them, and immediately tell every potential customer technical stuff they’re just not interested in. We want people to understand why they should buy our product, but for some reason, we automatically […]

28 January 2021

Does a Porsche Taycan elevate status?

Did you know status is a big reason which causes people to move toward you? When presented with your opportunity their subconscious mind is working out if this thing is going to improve or decrease their status. This status we’re talking about has nothing to do with how others perceive you, rather how you perceive […]

27 January 2021

Can you become an expert in your field?

Can you be an expert in your field? What do I mean? Take our 2 companies as examples: MY Total Office Solutions are experts in providing office technology solutions in simple to understand short term monthly agreements with guaranteed fixed prices. Positioning ourselves in the market as experts in printer technology, internet phones and laptop […]

25 January 2021

Are you a product or customer centric business?

You probably already know great customer service is one of my drivers… So, when I came across ‘The Customer Centric Playbook’ we just had to review it for you. It’s written by Peter Fader & Sarah Toms both of whom have founded multiple organisations. Between them they discovered a simple truth, not all customers are the same, regardless of […]

22 January 2021

Blue light savings on EV charger…

Special offer for all emergency services, NHS, social care sector and armed forces personnel… Claim £25 off all home and workplace electric car charger installations in Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire, and West Yorkshire. How? We’ve joined the ‘Blue Light Card’ scheme, and anyone who works for the Police, Fire, Ambulance, NHS, social care sector […]

21 January 2021

Need an electric vehicle workplace charger?

Want to charge your hybrid or electric vehicle at your workplace? Do you know you can get a government grant of £350 against the cost of each workplace electric vehicle charger that you wish to be installed. Although, installation must be carried out by an OLEV approved installer, like ourselves. Amazingly, this is up to […]

19 January 2021

Are you ready for the internet of everything?

‘The Third Wave’ written by AOL founder and former CEO Steve Case is 3 books in one. It’s kind of like Case’s autobiography, the story of AOL’s internet rise & demise, and entrepreneurship in the future. It appealed to me because I love to understand the back story in how companies evolve. It’s really interesting in AOL’s case, […]

15 January 2021

Has Primark got the wrong strategy?

Authur Ryan had done an amazing feat, taking Primark (then Penny’s) from a single Dublin store to 370 stores across 12 countries, with £7.8 billion revenues & nearly £1 billion in profit in 2019. Their business model of not selling online with fast stock turn around, allowing them to stock the most fashionable items, had […]

John Deere pioneered automonous vehicles

John Deere a 200-year agricultural machinery company pioneered self-driving vehicle technology over 20 years ago, well before Google or Uber were even around. And in 2008, they launched their ITEC Pro guidance product, an automated system based on global positioning technology which automates vehicle functions including end turns. Rather than the use of lasers, the […]

12 January 2021

Emerging industry career opportunity…

Are you experienced in sales administration, and looking for a new career challenge with growth opportunities, within an exciting emerging industry? Alongside a 20K salary, would you like to share in the profits you’ve helped the company achieve? You can in our business, if you’re friendly, enthusiastic, intelligent, self-motivated, driven, but most of all hungry […]

11 January 2021

Why culture is critical to success?

Creating the right culture in your business is critical… Personally, we don’t think many people rank its importance, but if you don’t get it right it can bring an organisation down, no matter their size. AOL Time Warner is the perfect example: At the end of 1999 AOL had 22 million subscribers and were valued at $163 billion, […]

Vernon Kay bigs up Formula E…

Vernon Kay’s been on Sunday Brunch taking about Formula E, it’s was fascinating… Vernon presents Formula E and thinks the all-electric racing series has plenty to offer fans who have become disillusioned with its gas guzzling F1 cousin. And says… “People moan and complain about Formula 1, not overtaking. They say it’s a procession, and […]

10 January 2021

Wallbox Pulsar Plus – Why Small is Huge?

This is for everyone looking to install a home electric car charger… Let me introduce you to the Wallbox Pulsar Plus, which is one of the smallest & most stylish electric car chargers on the market, measuring around 16cm square. It might be small, but it smacks an almighty punch, as it’s one of the […]

7 January 2021

Hyundai appoint Evolution Solutions

Today we’re at Nick Wright’s house… Nick is founder of West Riding Hyundai Group, with car dealerships in Colne, Manchester and Bolton. Hyundai is a leader in electric car technology, the Ioniq won What Car? best family electric car 2020, and the stylish Kona has addressed range anxiety with up to 300-miles on a single […]

5 January 2021

The secret blueprint of McDonald’s

Our last business book review of 2020 will take you on Ray Kroc’s roller-coaster ride of a lifetime… His book ‘Grinding it out’ (written by Kroc) is not just about the making of McDonald’s, it’s also about the longest period of his life before the McDonald’s opportunity came along. I can imagine not a lot of […]

31 December 2020

Why autonomous vehicles still need charging?

According to Bloomberg the top 5 leaders in autonomous vehicle are… Waymo Cruise Argo AI Aurora Aptiv Waymo. Is the self-driving car division of Alphabet Inc, which is the holding company for Google and many other former Google subsidiaries. Why Google split like this, we’ll explain another day. It’s thought Waymo remains ahead of the […]

29 December 2020

How the mighty fall through arrogance

This week’s business book review follows on from ‘Good to Great’ (reviewed in November), which details how good companies became great, and sustained it for years. ‘How the Mighty Fall’ also written by Jim Collins, investigates why these once mighty companies (some even in the last book) suddenly start to crumble and even die. As always […]

24 December 2020

Why Tata Nano (the ?’s cheapest car) failed?

At launch in 2009 the Tata Nano became the cheapest car in the world… It cost just £1,277, but unfortunately, was only available in India. In India it was hailed as the people’s car and got more media attention than any other car in the world, at the time. Although, one regret, was there was […]

How Zappi saves money & emissions?

Any technology that helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions has got be good… Electric vehicles are being pushed hard by the UK Government, who’ve already stated new petrol and diesel cars can’t be sold past 2030. You see, they see electric vehicles as an important factor to achieve their pledge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by […]

22 December 2020

Should fleet managers adopt pure electric?

Interestingly I sat down with my good friend Marc McLoughlin (KeyFleet Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management) this week, who walked me through the numbers. The upshot was. Today’s electric cars help you reduce your ongoing costs, save you tax and reduce your environmental impact, without having to suffer from the dreaded range anxiety. We looked […]

17 December 2020

What would Henry Ford think today?

It’s amazing to think it’s a little over a century since Henry Ford cracked the production model, making the car affordable to the mass market… But what would Henry Ford think about how things have moved on today? You could say nothing much changed until the 50’s & 60s, when technological innovations brought many changes […]

15 December 2020

What is a blue ocean strategy?

Ready for a business book review? They say you should never judge a book by its cover. But when I first looked at ‘Blue Ocean Strategy’ the cover nor title gripped me, and I even avoided reading it for a few weeks. But that’s my bag and I need to swallow some of my own medicine. […]

11 December 2020

Why battery swapping technology will fail?

There’s very interesting electric car news coming out of China… Nio (Chinese electric car manufacturer) has launched a new electric car without a battery, which saves around £7,000 on the purchase price. But how does it work I hear you say? Well, you buy or lease the electric car minus the battery pack, and then sign […]

10 December 2020

EV charger makers part of the solution

When looking to start a new business look what frustrates people, and create a solution… But you must make sure you bring any stakeholders with you, otherwise it’ll probably fail. The Napster service specialised in sharing music on the internet, and it had a huge amount of digital content on tap that could be downloaded […]

8 December 2020

Why the pub breeds the best business ideas?

Seen as many of us can’t go to the pub, particularly those of use still stuck in tier 3… I thought I’d bring the pub to you in a roundabout sort of way, with our business book review this week. ‘The Beermat Entrepreneur’ was originally written in 2002 but has was updated in 2005 after […]

4 December 2020

Benefits of a workplace car charger?

Did you know? It’s not just people who want a home electric car charger installed who can claim a £350 government grant. A business can too. It’s true. If you have designated parking near to your business premise you can claim £350 towards each electric car charging outlet installed. You can even have one car […]

3 December 2020

Pod Point fast electric car charger installed

We’ve been in sunny Trawden (Lancashire) today… Brad our senior installation technician is fitting an electric car charger, it’s a Pod Point 32Amp fast charger. You can get 16Amp electric car chargers, but they’re not much better than using a standard plug and take up to 22 hours to fully charge your electric car. Whereas […]

1 December 2020

Would Muhammed Ali drive an Electric Car?

If you watched the above clip, from the 1964 title fight between Muhammad Ali and (then) champion, Sonny Liston, you’ll understand the undeniability of Ali’s domineering presence in the ring, and his unorthodox style. It is uncommon for someone of Ali’s calibre to come about in the world of boxing, never mind someone who is as successful as […]

30 November 2020

How Tesla went from zero to one billion

How some start-ups like Tesla go on to become extremely successful has always intrigued me… I mean companies like Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft & even electric car titan Tesla. So, when I came across ‘Zero to One’ by Peter Thiel I was extremely pleased. But I’m not sure if you know who Peter Thiel is? He’s co-founder of PayPal, Palantir Technologies & Founders Fund, all of which […]

27 November 2020

Need the right electric car charger?

Need an electric car charger, but not sure where to start? Well, first you need to consider your options… You could just plug in to your normal wall socket with a 13Amp plug. Or you could pay the base price and get an entry level 16Amp outdoor wall charger fitted. Alternatively, for an extra £50 […]

26 November 2020

Even electric Bolt practised hard…

Top golfer Gary Player once said, “the harder I practise the luckier I get”. You could say this about many different sports stars, who dedicate their lives in pursuit of the perfect round, game, or race. A while back I read Bounce (written by Matthew Syed). Matthew is a well-respected journalist and author, who earlier in his life […]

23 November 2020

Did GM miss the electric vehicle (EV) wave?

Now World governments are betting the bank on electric car (EV) technology, and with Boris banning new petrol & diesel cars sales from 2030… Would you class this as a huge-missed opportunity, because of no long-term vision or strategy? Background Back in the naughty 90’s in California, the government department CARB (California Air Resources Board) […]

21 November 2020
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Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme

The scheme is currently open to applicants that:

  1. Rent their house or bungalow.
  2. Own or rent an apartment / flat.
  3. Are the landlord of a domestic rental property.
  4. Are a social housing provider.
  5. Has dedicated off-road parking at the property.
  6. Own or have ordered a qualifying vehicle.
  7. Have not previously claimed an OLEV grant.

Not sure if you are eligible?

Contact us to discuss your individual requirements.

Standard installation terms

  1. Fitting of an EV charger on a brick wall, or to another suitable permanent structure.
  2. Up to 10 metres of cable, run and neatly clipped to the wall between the electricity supply meter/distribution board and the charging unit.
  3. Supply meter/distribution board on the inside of an outside wall.
  4. Routing the cable through a drilled hole in a wall up to 500mm thick (if required).
  5. Fitting & testing of electrical connections & protections required for the EV charger.
  6. An additional three-way consumer unit (if required).
  7. Installation of a Type C MCB and a Type A RCD or a type A RCBO.
  8. No groundworks 

Not standard installation?

Contact us to discuss your individual requirements.