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Car charger points

OLEV APPROVED CHARGEPOINT'S

OLEV DOMESTIC CHARGE POINT SCHEME (1 st July 2016 until further notice)


INSTALLATION TERMS & CONDITIONS

The key benefits of the BN Electrical Services vehicle charging point include:

  • Faster home charging for your electric vehicle
  • A wall fixed charging solution for your convenience; avoid having to get a cable out of your boot every time you want to charge your vehicle
  • Expert Installation by a fully-trained and certified Electrician, for your peace of mind
  • A 16/32 amp Charging Point (4.5m connector cable) with a recommended connector that’s most suitable for your own specific vehicle, giving you faster and more convenient charging at home
  • Home suitability survey and data enabled charging point installation. Survey and standard installation* is undertaken by a fully-trained and certified BNES surveyor prior to installation
  • Installation of a dedicated circuit, separate from your home electrical circuit, allowing for faster and safer charging that won’t effect your home wiring
  • A competitive data enabled Charging Point warranty and Parts and Labour warranty
  • Charging Point installed to BS7671:2008 amended 2015 industry guidelines
Charge Point Type Cost of Install to Homeowner (Standard Install)
16 amp (type 2) charging socket charging unit (EVWP2016/OLEV) £149.00 inc. VAT
32 amp (type 2) charging socket charging unit (EWP2026/OLEV) £149.00 inc. VAT
16 amp (type 1) tethered lead charging unit (EVWP1080/OLEV) £199.00 inc. VAT
16 amp (type 2) tethered lead charging unit (EVWP2080/OLEV) £199.00 inc. VAT
32 amp (type 1) tethered lead charging unit (EVWP1140/OLEV) £199.00 inc. VAT
32 amp (type 2) tethered lead charging unit (EVWP2140/OLEV) £199.00 inc. VAT

To receive this OLEV funding you will need:

  • To provide evidence of ownership of, or access to, a plug-in vehicle in order to be able to qualify for the goverments subsidised funding scheme
  • Off-Street parking
  • Suitability of the proposed site for the installation services (the surveyor will advise on this)
  • Permission from the homeowner or landlord if you don’t own the property
  • If the Charging Point is to be located in a garage, the garage must be physically attached to the main building unless it has its own power supply with sufficient capacity to support your 16 amp or 32 amp rated charger

What is “standard installation”?

  • The chosen WallPod Charge Point
  • A maximum run of 10 metres from the source of supply (consumer unit) to charge point (not including external containment or steel wire armour (SWA))
  • The property’s consumer unit must be RCD protected and have a spare way for protecting the outgoing charge point circuit
  • Cable to be surface mounted – clipped direct
  • No ground works
  • The property must have an earthing arrangement complying with current regulations
  • The charge point must be fixed to the main property and able to utilise the properties earthing arrangement
  • The property is within miles (150 miles round trip) of an approved installer or their satellite installer
  • The homeowner must comply with all current OLEV Domestic Scheme Terms and Conditions (see OLEV Website)

Potential additional chargeable costs

  • Cable runs exceeding 10 metres (chargeable per metre thereafter)
  • The necessity to install a mini consumer unit c/w overload and fault current protection due to:
  • a) the properties consumer unit having insufficient capacity/protection for the charge point circuit
  • b) the homeowner wishing to have an independent charge point circuit protection from the house consumer unit
  • Any additional mechanical protection required for the cabling, i.e. trunking, conduit, etc.
  • Any cable chasing requested by the homeowner
  • Any ground works requested by the homeowner
  • The necessity to introduce an alternative earthing system, i.e. an electrode/inspection chamber
  • The property being farther away than 35 miles (70 miles round trip) from RG19
  • Any additional or unusual works requested by the homeowner in order for the install to take place, i.e. gas and water pipe bonding, equipment clearing, plumbing work etc.

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