How Much Does It Cost To Install An EV Charger?
When you type those words into a web search engine, you will see EV chargers for sale with prices ranging from £400-£600+vat. This is the cost of purchasing an EV charger. What about the cost of installing an EV charger? We will be more than happy to provide you with a free quotation. But to help you decide which EV charger is best for you, or your business, we have provided:
The Ultimate EV Charging Installation Price Guide
What is the actual cost of installing an EV Charger?
There are three main questions you need to answer. These and other factors will greatly affect the cost of installing an EV charger. The three main questions are:
- How fast do I need to charge my EV car or van?
- Where are you charging your car or van?
- Do I qualify for grant funding?
How fast do I need to charge my EV car or van?
The answer to this question will depend on your circumstances, and how long your car or van is parked for. As an example, are you charging from home or work? If so a 7.4kw charger will be ideal, as your car or van is usually parked for 6–8-hours.
Fast - rated up to 7.4kW single outlet, post or wall mounted. This EV charger is mainly used to charge at home or your place of work. It takes an average of 6-8 hours to charge depending on your car or van battery capacity.
Rapid - rated at 22kW. Single or twin outlet, post or wall mounted. Suitable for home or business locations. Takes an average of 4-6 hours to charge depending on your car or van battery capacity.
Super Charge - rated from 40kW DC. Single or twin outlet, post or wall mounted. Suitable for small/large commercial buildings, businesses, and car parks. It takes an average of 30-60 minutes to charge depending on your car or van battery capacity.
So, the faster the EV charger will charge your car, the more the EV charger will cost. Listed below is an average example of a price of an EV charger.
- 7.4kw charger - £400-£600+vat
- 22kw charger - £1,300-£1,500+vat
- 40kw DC charger - £7k-£8k+vat
Where are you charging your car or van?
Why does the location of the charging unit effect the cost of installing an EV charger? The most cost-effective location for your EV charger is to locate it on an external wall or inside a garage, close to your main fuse box. If you prefer your charger to be located remotely, in a driveway or carpark, we can install a cable duct, EV post mount, and barrier.
Do I qualify for OLEV grant funding?
As OLEV approved installers we will be able to help you apply for grant funding up to £14,000. We have helped flat owners, property landlords and renters, businesses and charities apply for grant funding. Businesses, charities, and the public sector.
Taking all of this into consideration, the price to supply and install a 7.4kw EV charger to with us starts from £700+vat. All our chargers come with a free mobile app and 3-year warranty. They are solar compatible and can be set for charge only, app enabled, or public pay. If you’re looking for a good quality, fast charging point for you, your staff or customers, feel free to contact us for a free quotation.
Do you want to book a free quote for your charger installation?
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