You can charge at home as long as cables do not cross a pavement or public path, the OLEV grant would not be available if this was the case. It must also be a Smart Charger, Telsa chargers are not Smart.

Research has revealed, for example, that the average UK driver covers just 20 miles a day, meaning the vast majority of charging can occur at home or nearby.

It’s estimated that currently around 80% of electric car charging takes place at home. Many drivers rarely charge anywhere else.

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The key is getting a charger with the appropriate socket for now and the future. CCS is the standard in Europe, including the UK.

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