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  1. General Mitsubishi EV Discussion
    I’ve been using a normal domestic socket for charging during the day inside the garage without any extension leads. It takes nearly 5 hours. If I change tariff and charge overnight to take advantage of the 4-hour cheap rate, how can I time it? Would it be safer to have a proper charging...
  2. Power, Fuel, Alt Energy and Environmental Impact
    Apparently that's part of the plan, according to this article. It's not clear what an "emergency" is. https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-8706033/amp/Smart-meters-used-switch-electricity-without-warning-compensation.html
  3. General Charging Discussion
    Anyone got any experience of replacing their suppliers ihd with something, hopefully, a bit more informative? Seen the Hildebrand Glow recommended in a few places. https://shop.glowmarkt.com/products/display-and-cad-combined-for-smart-meter-customers Apparently works with Octopus Agile but...
  4. General Charging Discussion
    My Smart meter is out by 15 minutes. Although my in home display shows correct time. When looking at the settings on the actual meter it is 15 minutes slow. I noticed this because Octopus half hour reading for midnight to 00:30 was registering 1.5kw so charger must have been starting...
  5. General EV Discussion
    As per this thread, I have had a bit of a saga getting my Podpoint (and smart meter, for that matter) installed and working. Everything is now working and I wanted to thank the good people of this forum for their advice and help. Loving my EV!
  6. General Charging Discussion
    Finally had a smart meter installed by Octopus: timing would have been perfect as the EV arrived three days ago and I've been poised to switch to Go tariff. Unfortunately the electrician who installed it couldn't get it to "commission", despite the unit having an aerial. He was a very pleasant...
  7. General Charging Discussion
    Did anyone observe the TV advert (on Sky) projecting EDF’s profile in the sphere of EV adoption. Their new offering apparently came online earlier this week. They will lease you an EV, install you a charge-point (very cheaply) and give you an off-peak electricity rate for EV Charging. It’s a...