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The Benefits of Your Own EV Charging Point

The Benefits of Your Own EV Charging Point

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming increasingly popular as people look for more environmentally friendly transportation options. However, one of the biggest concerns for potential EV owners is the availability and costs of EV charging stations. This is where installing an EV charger at home can make all the difference. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of having an EV charger installed at home and why it is a smart investment for any EV owner.

Improved Driving Convenience

The most obvious benefit of having an EV charger at home is the convenience it provides. No more worrying about finding a public charging station or waiting in line to use one. With an EV charger at home, you can simply plug in your car overnight and wake up to a fully charged vehicle with a full range each morning. This eliminates the stress and hassle of trying to find a charging station while on the go.

Energy Cost Savings

Installing an EV charger at home can also save you money in the long run. Public charging stations often come with a fee, particularly on UK motorways and these costs can add up over time. By charging your Electric Vehicle at home, you can avoid these fees and potentially save hundreds of £s each year. Additionally, many utility companies offer special overnight electricity rates for EV owners, making it even more cost-effective to charge your car at home.

Increased Your Home Value

Installing an EV charger at home can also increase the value of your property. As more and more people switch to electric vehicles, having a home with an EV charger already installed can be a major selling point. According to the National Association of Property Buyers it can also add £5,000 to the value of your home. It also shows that you are environmentally conscious and forward-thinking, which can be attractive to potential buyers. This is especially the case if you combine your EV installation with other environmentally systems such as solar power.

Reduce Your Environmental Impact

Last but certainly not least, installing an EV charger at home is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. By charging your car at home, you are using clean energy from your home's electricity supply, rather than relying on fossil fuels. This not only benefits the environment, but it also helps to reduce our dependence on non-renewable energy sources.


Conclusion - A Smarter Investment

In conclusion, installing an EV charger at home is a smart investment for any EV owner. It offers convenience, cost savings, faster charging, increased home value, and a positive impact on the environment. If you are considering purchasing an EV or already own one, it is definitely worth looking into installing an EV charger at home. Kingsnorth Electric provides a range of EV systems to suit a range of budgets. We are one of the leading installers in Kent. With expertise with the more sophisticated charging systems that incorporate solar power and battery back-up. For more information fill in the form on the “Contact” page, to get started on making your home EV-ready.

Commercial customers and EV chargers

Commercial customers can obtain a voucher from the OZEV scheme enabling them to significantly reduce the cost of installing electric vehicle charging points. For more information regarding this please follow this link.

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