Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging
Electric Vehicle (EV) Charge Point Design & Installation Service.
In 2012/2013 almost every leading car manufacturer launched at least one plug in electric vehicle to both private and commercial sectors.
Since then there has been significant increase in electric vehicle production and Vehicle manufactures have been working to increase the range of EV whilst decreasing the recharge time.
The nature of the electrical infrastructure works required to support EV can vary dependent on customer requirements, however Paul Boyd Electrical Installation Services is trained and registered to provide consultancy, design and installation services to ensure the most suitable solution is delivered for EV Charge points. All works are completed to BS7671 IEE Wiring Regulations 2018 and IET Code of Practice 3rd edition for EV equipment installation.
The design includes considerations such as:
Adequacy of existing electrical installation, including capacity (maximum demand), earthing and bonding
Suitability of Location of Vehicle charging equipment
Charging requirements in line with the EV industry for
Mode 1 - 13amp Supply (10 to 12 Hours Charge)
Mode 2 - 16amp Supply (6 to 8 Hours Charge)
Mode 3 - 32amp Supply (3 to 4 Hours Charge)
Mode 4 - DC Supply (80% Charge in 30 mins)