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  • Guest blog - Getting into the electric groove – Eight things you should know about charging at home

    Do you have a petrol pump installed in your garage? For most people, the answer is probably a big 'no'. Instead, most of us are accustomed to visiting petrol stations to refuel. It has been the primary means by which drivers have been refuelling their vehicles for over 100 years – but this is set to rapidly change. More and more drivers are making the electric switch...

    Consumer Posted: 27 May, 2021

  • Guest blog - Greener and cheaper: top tips for home charging your electric car

    If you are able to plug in at home, you’ll know that home charging is one of the best things about switching to an electric car.  No more queuing at petrol or diesel pumps, and no need to defrost your car on a cold morning. Home charging doesn’t just reward the driver either...

    Consumer Posted: 5 March, 2021

  • Winter newsletter

    Find here the Winter 2020 edition of the EVCC newsletter. Happy reading and a Merry Christmas to everyone...

    General Posted: 21 December, 2020

  • Electric Vehicle Consumer Code announces affiliate scheme and new members

     The Electric Vehicle Consumer Code for Home Chargepoints (EVCC) has opened its doors to electric vehicle charge point manufacturers, energy suppliers, and other ‘affiliates’ who are exposed to the installation market. It is also announcing that ten installers have now come on board as full members, having only launched in mid-February 2020 on the precipice of lockdown...

    General Posted: 3 November, 2020

  • EV Roam to support roaming between UK charging networks

    New service delivered by Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd in partnership with the REA to support uptake of roaming EV Roam to provide identification codes for companies in the EV charging ecosystem in line with international standards Roaming crucial for mass uptake of Electric Vehicles in the UK Quote from Minister Rachel Maclean welcoming announcement EV Roam, a new service provi...

    General Posted: 7 October, 2020

  • OLEV announce important changes to the EV Homecharge Scheme.

    OLEV announced on 1 September important changes to the EV Homecharge Scheme.   The changes aim to address feedback and make the grant application process easier and faster. OLEV have been working to address the current delays processing applications. At current, DVLA are processing applications within 30 working days...

    General Posted: 3 September, 2020

  • Summer newsletter

    EVCC is excited to launch the first edition of its newsletter. Find it ready to read here...

    General Posted: 13 July, 2020

  • REA/ Zap-Map survey finds EVs and the public charging network vital during pandemic

    Following a recent survey conducted jointly by Zap-Map and REA, it can be said that EVs and the public charging network are vital for essential travel and keeping ‘key workers’ on the move during the COVID-19 pandemic...

    General Posted: 5 May, 2020

  • EVCC's Virtual Office is Up and Running

    REAL is pleased to confirm that EVCC’s virtual office is up and running. This means that our Team members are available to help our members, consumers and stakeholders as usual. Virginia Graham, REAL CEO, said today: "Our thoughts are with the directors and staff of our many member organisations who face a time of great uncertainty over the next few months...

    General Posted: 27 March, 2020

  • Changes to BS 7671: 2018 Amendment 1

    EVCC dovetails with the IET's Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation. Edition 4 of this Code of Practice includes for BS 7671: 2018 Amendment 1, dealing with the advancing technology in the EV charging sector and making the installation of chargepoints quicker, easier and less costly...

    Installer Posted: 13 March, 2020

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