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I’m looking to get a home charging unit for my new eNV200. It’s a minefield! Here’s what i’m after, ideally:

  • tethered, but future proof if I get a non Type 1 car in the future
  • Wifi, not cellular
  • good app specs
  • no ongoing subscription for advanced features
  • grant eligible

Help!
 

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All of the above in combination not available.

If you don't go for the grant, easily achieved.
I feared so! Well, there is no mobile signal where I live so Wifi is a must. I could compromise on type compatibility. Where does that leave me?
 

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If you switch to Octopus Energy.
The Go or Agile tariffs are awesome for EV owners.
You can then get a discount deal on an Ohme charger.


I'm going for one and we already have a Zappi charger.
Zappi (when it works) is good for solar diversion t the EV and the Ohme gets you the best out of the Agile tariff using IFTTT tech.

And you get a £50 sign up bonus if you use my discount code...see my signature.
 

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Thanks for all the above. I'm now thinking Ohme is the way to go, with Agile tariffs
 

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Can you use the Octopus smart tariffs without a smart meter ? My understanding is that without a mobile signal you can’t



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Most mobile networks have wifi bridges that allow a small local cell signal for your home, but they do cost money from most providers.
I’ve got one of those but no one has a signal in the village so it doesn’t work

(EE works here but not Telefonica)


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I’ve got one of those but no one has a signal in the village so it doesn’t work

(EE works here but not Telefonica)


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Hmmm, that’s strange as we have them at work and they take a wired connection and turn it into wifi and a cellular signal. We use them as the building has steel sides and there is no phone signal inside unless we use these boxes.
 

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Ah I was thinking of something different, the smart meter came with an aerial to connect to other smart meters (to use their mobile signal if they had one), not heard of a bridge before so will do some research !


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