Sustainable living, together.
That’s great to know. I wasn’t aware that people do most of the EV charging at home. I wonder how much more it adds to EV owners’ electricity bills in the UK. This country hardly gets any sun during the year so solar power is not a good option.
We didn’t want to own a car either but once you have children it becomes a necessity. We own a Polestar and charging time is 8 hours at 220V from our local charging point but with rapid recharger at motorways services it takes only 30 minutes. Home charging is something we’ve considered but haven’t gone ahead with mainly because we weren’t too sure at the time (last year) and we had a charging point not too far from us.
In the UK, you can get up to 75% off the installation of your charging point at home or workplace with the OLEV grant so we definitely getting a home charging point soon.
in the UK you get a plug-in grant for low emission vehicles and the vehicle costs less than £40k, you will be exempt from road tax. So if you’re considering buying one you should look into all the EV grants/schemes you could get.
Thanks for the info @yves
. Really appreciate your input.
Yes, thanks for adding to the convo @yves
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