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  1. Tripping worries with charging cable?

    General Charging Discussion
    I'm about to get an Ioniq, and a podpoint charger installed at home. The problem is where to put the charger. In the obvious place, it would be easy to use and close to where it's needed. However, this would result in the cable lying across the main way up to the house door. I'm worried that...
  2. Help please - non standard installation of Home charger

    General Charging Discussion
    hi all Please forgive me being a total novice, but... I am buying a 2015 renault zoe, and trying to sort out installation of a home charger. We live in an end of terrace house. We have a driveway, but it’s in front of our garage, which is in a block of 3 garages behind our home. Our meter is...
  3. Office Block Installation

    General Charging Discussion
    My partner manages a fairly large block of serviced and traditional offices and after all my talk of charging and charge points he has put it to his managers that he would like to get some EV charge points installed in the car park. In short it's a nice selling point for the offices and might...
  4. Home charger preperations?

    General Charging Discussion
    I am going to be placing an order for my first EV soon, and will be getting a 32A 7kw chargemaster point installed in my garage. I was recently thinking about the install of this, and have a couple of questions. 1 - Can a charge point be mounted to a timber building? All installs i have seen...
  5. EV Charger Purchase and Installation Feedback

    General Charging Discussion
    Hey guys, I am a student at the new Cornell Tech University in New York City and I am currently working on a project with Con Edison to make EV charging more affordable, accessible and competitive. I would love some feedback from you all regarding the topic. Specifically: - What are the...
  6. Pod Point Installation Cables Through House

    General Charging Discussion
    Hi guys, this is my first post. I've just ordered a 30kW Nissan Leaf Tekna. Pod Point are going to install a free charging point in my garage for me. I'm wondering if anyone has any experiences of this they can share. My garage isn't attached to my house, its at the end of the garden. It...
  7. 1st time public Level 2 install: get fancy bollard ($$$) or plain-Jane charger on budget?

    General Charging Discussion
    I’m a sustainability coordinator at a rural Midwestern non-profit of ~200 co-workers supporting a diversity of operations (retreat center, tiny college, nursing home, etc). We are behind the curve as to EV adoption. There are only two public Level 2 stations in the county. Demand for a charger...
  8. Location of junction box & meter

    General Charging Discussion
    My junction box is inside the house. Just recently the electricity company moved the meter from the same location to a box on the outside of the house. I read somewhere that OLEV installs only allow for a certain length run and one supplier said no lifting of floor boards etc. Can the...
  9. Home EV charger installation vs industrial socket - advantages?

    General Charging Discussion
    I don't have an EV yet, my Tesla is on order and due to be delivered in June. I am now researching what kind of plug I should install at home to charge my car as it will rarely be charged anywhere else given where I live. I am trying to figure out what the EV charging units do and what the...