About EV Charger

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Where to buy an EV Charger?

This website is made for you to help to choose the best and the most suitable plugin Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger. We help you to find the best option or the most suitable and environmentally friendly EV Charger.

Can I install an EV Charger at home?

Safety: The plug-in or hardwired EV Charger will be your largest electric device in your house - it can charge a car/vehicle for many hours, every day. More electrical power is going to pass through the EV Charger than through anything else in your house including your central air conditioning or your pool’s pump, etc. The biggest problem is that people don’t have high voltage in their home or garage.  You have to take it into consideration that you might need to upgrade your electrical service panel. EV charging unit is safe to be used when installed properly. The assistance of a certified and licensed electrician is highly advised when installing these devices.

Which EV Charger to buy?

Certification: There are huge differences in prices and qualities of Electrical Vehicle Supply Equipment’s. Cheap products are not always certified and fire tested, despite this they are still legal products. Brands who have the necessary certification will proudly display this on the unit. To ensure that the EV Charger is safe to use, it’s important that you check the certifications and warranty on the products.

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Why should you buy an EV Charger for your home?

Save money: Your costs can decrease significantly if you use a home charging station. If you install an EV Charger at your home, you can charge your car/vehicle for less money than you would pay at a public EV Charging station. While of course some public chargers are free, the majority of these are not. It can cost a lot of money if you only use public charging points.

Which EV Charger for home?

EV Chargers have three versions: Type (or Level) 1,2 or 3: The different types indicate the level of charging power; the higher the level the more power they use. Of course, the selection mostly depends on the type of car you own or plan to buy in the future. Most of the electric car owners need a Level 2 charging station that quickly charges their battery from 240V outlets. These home charging stations allow faster charging and work with all production electric cars. A Plug-In Hybrid car/vehicle has a smaller battery and they mostly need Type/Level 1 or 2 chargers. A full electric car might require a Type/Level 2 or 3 EV Charger.

What if I buy a cheap EV Charger and it only offers a few months' of warranty?

Warranty: Trustable and reputable brands have mostly 2-3 years (or more) of warranty as these models were tested for years. It can be very dangerous if you buy an uncertified Electric Vehicle Charger with only a few months’ or one year of warranty. Please think about the safety of yourself and of your home first. We recommend you to consider if your selected EV Charger is safe, fire tested, if it has its recommended certificate and the warranty is longer than 2-3 years.

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Is EV Charging for free?

EV Charger for your home is an investment; you need to pay for the amount of electricity your charger uses. By using it, you can save a lot of money and its long-term usage is highly beneficial.  Overall, home electricity chargers are much cheaper than public stations.

How EV Charger works & what happens if the car runs out of battery power totally?

Manufacturers: All the major manufacturers issued a warning about running out of power. Emptying the batteries might damage them and it is always better to recharge with around 10-20% battery life left. Electric Vehicles have an indicator on the dashboard showing how much further you can go before needing to charge.

Cable Length: The length of the EV Charger cable is important in order to be able to connect it from the wall or ground to your car.

Are EV Charging stations universal? Do all electric cars use the same charger?

In Europe: In the near past, EV Charging stations used to have different chargers. Due to an EU legislative though, uniformity came into picture and any new EV station should be capable of charging a new vehicle of all the brands.