If you are a business there are numerous benefits to providing a public chargepoint to your premises.
You provide your customers with more facilities – Electric vehicle charging is becoming rapidly more valuable and important, so you can attract more custom to your business merely by having a chargepoint.
Sustainability credentials – By providing customers with a chargepoint you can enhance your green credentials and prove your commitment to the environment.
Your customers will stay for longer – Research has shown that EV drivers spend on average 70 minutes charging their vehicle, which means they will stay around longer on your premises.
How you can make money by installing a charging station
There are a number of business models to consider before installing a public chargepoint.
Elements like location, ease of use and type of charger will all need to be researched before making your decision.
At Virtus Energy, we have specialist consultants who will be able to advise you on your own needs and will be able to assist with all enquiries if you are considering installing a public chargepoint.
Rapid charging networks across the UK
Rapid chargers have become a game changer for EV users in the past few years. It will significantly reduce how long you need to charge your vehicle for, but not all EVs will be able to use a rapid charger.
Over 300 rapid charging points are installed across the UK, with many more planned in the coming months.
Rapid chargers will ordinarily reach up to 50kW which can charge most EVs to 80% in less than half an hour.
To find the location and cost to charge for a public EV charge point use Zap Map. This map allows you to find charge points in your area or on your route when planning a drive.
Regular use of rapid chargers can also reduce battery life, so consult your EV manufacturer to ensure you get the best use of your battery.