April 20, 2024

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How to charge Electric Vehicles at various places

How to charge Electric Vehicle at various places

In any Electric Vehicle (EV) charging is very important part when you owned a EV. Its as similar as you charge your mobile phones. You can charge your Electric vehicle at various places such as Public charging networks, Charging at home, Charging at work, On-street residential charging, Charge point types and EV charging. This article will give you an idea about how charge Electric Vehicle at various places.

There are three main types of EV charging

  • Rapid Charging
  • Fast Charging
  • Slow Charging

The various places where charging can be done are

How to charge Electric Vehicle on public networks

The charging networks in greater number are available in UK. Some of the major networks includes, BP Chargemaster (POLAR), Ecotricity, Pod Point.
Some networks provides RFID card and others a smartphone app to use their services.
There are many EV charge points can be used for free but fast and rapid chargers asks for payment.

How to charge Electric Vehicles
How to charge Electric Vehicles

How to charge Electric Vehicle at home

Charging at home is more relaxed and comfortable. The common home chargers are either rated at 3 kW or 7 kW. When you purchase a new EV manufactures provide a free home charge point.
Home based chargers need to be off-street parking so as to avoid cables disruption beside the public footpaths and areas.
Its monitored for the safety by central metering unit as it can be separated from the other electrical loads.

How to charge Electric Vehicles
How to charge Electric Vehicles

How to charge Electric Vehicle at work

Many companies are installing EV charging units for their staff ( Employees ) and also for the visitors. An employee can charge their vehicle during they work this is an attractive aspect for the customers to buy an EV. They can charge their EV conveniently as its easy to charge by just plugging-in.

Its similar to home-based units. The chargers are made with double sockets so that two cars can be charged at same time. The company owners can either set a charges Fee to use EV chargers, many company owners going for zero or low cost incentive EV usage from the employees and visitors.

How to charge Electric Vehicles
How to charge Electric Vehicles

This charging infrastructure hopefully encourages the Electric Vehicle customers to buy EV and contribute in making the country Green.





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