EV Charging at Home

So you’ve found the EV or PHEV that you like. Whether it is brand spanking new or second hand EV, you now need to get an EV charging point installed at home first and foremost. This will provide the right electrical current to your car and allow you to plug in and charge up before setting off on your next journey.

The dealership you buy your EV from may recommend a charge point and an installer, but it is possible to shop around. Not all EV Chargers are the same. Our Viridian EV charge point is one of the best on the market, even if we do say so ourselves!

All our chargers are British made at our Cotswold factory and come with a 3 year guarantee. We are the market leader for quality in EVSE Protocol Controller (EPC) sales so you can rest assured that you are buying the best.

Why choose a Viridian EV charge point?


  • Viridian EV are specialist manufacturers of OLEV approved charge points – by choosing us you can save £500 under the Homecharge Scheme
  • Designed, manufactured, and tested by Viridian EV in the UK
  • Installation carried out by certified Viridian EV installers
  • One of the most compact units on the market
  • Low maintenance
  • Rugged and reliable
  • High level of engineering and high quality parts used to ensure reliability
  • Full three year OLEV approved warranty
  • Excellent customer service and urgent action taken to rectify any fault or issue with the unit
  • Product backed up by a specialist electronic engineering company with over 23 years manufacturing history which has retained ISO 9001 since 1997


Most frequent questions and answers

Electric vehicles can plug in to a standard domestic 13amp wall-socket. However, there is a safety benefit in having a dedicated charging station installed as well as decreasing charging time.

Yes, very much so. The Office of Low Emission Vehicles have approved a number of our units for installation at domestic locations. Different variants are suitable for different applications, talk to us to find out more!

Yes, very much so. We supply 3 phase units that can charge at 22kW where there is 3 phase power available.

Installation of our EV charging stations should only be carried out by fully qualified professionals. We can easily refer you to one of our approved installers. Click here to find an Installer.

Our charging stations are compatible with most EVs currently available on the market. In the EU electric vehicles generally have a Type 1 or Type 2 socket so choosing the correct connector is important. We supply units suitable for both Type 1 and Type 2 applications, give us a call for support!

Charge time is dependent on a number of variables, including battery capacity and power available. Typical charge times are about 6 – 8 hours at around 3kW, 3 – 4 hours at 7kW, 1 hour at 22 kW and around 30 minutes at 43 – 50 kW.

The cost of charging your electric vehicle will vary depending if you are charging at home or at a public access charge point, which have different rates set by different networks, some are even free!

At home, charging your car will typically cost between £1 and £3 (depending on tariff) for about a 100 mile range.

The plug to plug cables Viridian EV supplies through ecoHarmony are lockable. The Type 1 cables have a small hole in the release trigger through which a small padlock can be inserted, locking the cable in the sockets. The Type 2 cables can be locked into sockets with an electromechanical locking mechanism whilst the car is charging.