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Free electric car charging power pack for your home, totally free including fitting, and you do not need a car to get one, could add value to your home, this is nation wide
Free electric car charging power pack for your home, totally free including fitting, and you do not need a car to get one, could add value to your home, this is nation wide

Free electric car charging power pack for your home, totally free including fitting, and you do not need a car to get one, could add value to your home, this is nation wide

Not many ppl have an electric car now but maybe in the future

Totally free many companies offering this, make sure you chose a reputable one,

could add value to your home

link is to a Scotish site but it is nation wide

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Original Poster

worth ago, one of my m8ts has had it done by a local company, no catches

Scotland only?

Original Poster

krissharman

Scotland only?



no, link is for Scotland used as an example, this is nation wide many companies doing this, check your local area google it

my estate is so big I have battleship binoculars to keep a check and a golf buggy for my man servant to drive 4 miles to tell dog/hill walkers & jakies to get off my lawn

this sounds just like what I need

Looks good but not sure how to comply with the T&C as I don't have an electric car or membership of a car club?

Terms and Conditions

Offer is open to electric vehicle owners (or those with leases) and those that use an electric vehicle through work or car clubs

heat added,nice find,not keen on electric cars or hybrids,nearly got knocked over by one as I didn't hear it coming!

whingygit

heat added,nice find,not keen on electric cars or hybrids,nearly got … heat added,nice find,not keen on electric cars or hybrids,nearly got knocked over by one as I didn't hear it coming!

stop LOOK and listen

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I heard the cost of running an electric car is soon going to be more than running a petrol one.

bbc.co.uk/new…738

Musician

I heard the cost of running an electric car is soon going to be more than … I heard the cost of running an electric car is soon going to be more than running a petrol one.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28054738


Have you actually read the article? Or listened to the programme? Or read what this deal is about?
This deal relates to a home charging point. The article relates to public charging points.

I've had an electric car for 3 months now. I do 300 miles a week and charge at work and home. My fuel bill was £80 plus a week now it's less than £8. No brainer and if you plan your routes carefully you can charge as you go. We went to devon from Birmingham with two stops at services for half hour each and free charging!

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Newbold

Have you actually read the article? Or listened to the programme? Or … Have you actually read the article? Or listened to the programme? Or read what this deal is about?This deal relates to a home charging point. The article relates to public charging points.



Not always going to be able to use your home charge point.

Musician

Not always going to be able to use your home charge point.


For those who do mainly shortish journeys, yes you are. Horses for courses.

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Newbold

For those who do mainly shortish journeys, yes you are. Horses for … For those who do mainly shortish journeys, yes you are. Horses for courses.



I think a horse would probably cost even more, what with the price of hay these days and board and lodging.

Original Poster

this should be red hot what is wrong with you ppl

you do not need to have an electric car to get one of these

only really useful for people in cities, the range on electric vehicles does not make them a viable alternative to petrol or diesel cars for people who live in the countryside, so why have an ugly charger outside your home? And what if you live in a flat?

Still, Hot vote, because for some people, this is a good deal.

Anyone got a photo of an installed one?

This is hot for me. Too often such schemes get withdrawn and then you wish you'd taken up the offer. The prevalence (and performance) of electric cars is only going to go in one direction.

miles136

this should be red hot what is wrong with you pplyou do not need to have … this should be red hot what is wrong with you pplyou do not need to have an electric car to get one of these



The thing that stops me getting one is that the technology's moving so fast that it's likely to be obsolete within a couple of years, and I don't want obsolete wiring + fitments across the garage. This may prove to be as useless as Betamax.

Original Poster

Newbold

The thing that stops me getting one is that the technology's moving so … The thing that stops me getting one is that the technology's moving so fast that it's likely to be obsolete within a couple of years, and I don't want obsolete wiring + fitments across the garage. This may prove to be as useless as Betamax.




VHS V BETAMAX

VHS won but you still powered it the same way!!!

things are moving fast in the battery development but they will still be charged in the same way, this is only a way to power the battery

hope this helps

miles136

VHS V BETAMAX VHS won but you still powered it the same way!!!things are … VHS V BETAMAX VHS won but you still powered it the same way!!!things are moving fast in the battery development but they will still be charged in the same way, this is only a way to power the batteryhope this helps


I wish you were right, but it isn't the only way to power a battery and the way forward looks now looks like being via induction charging. If that becomes the norm, as I suspect it will, these powerpoint-style chargers will be obsolete and useless, and I don't want one cluttering up my garage.

It isn't going to stop at induction charging either. Completely wireless charging is becoming more and more feasible.

I might be wrong but after doing a little research it would appear that the Domestic Chargepoint Grant has ended. Extract from the government website as follows...

"Please note that due its popularity the funds allocated to this scheme have been exhausted. A successor scheme has been launched that will begin on the 1 September 2014. Details of this new scheme will be published soon. "
source: gov website link

It's a bit confusing as to why it's still being promoted then by the Energy Saving Trust. Please take a look and see if I am missing something I would like to be proved wrong as I would have applied myself. Otherwise deal expired I'm afraid.
Edited by: "bazzac" 12th Jul 2014

Lets all get something we dont need and pay for it through taxes , sounds like a bargain thats going to add about 50p to the value of your home. Who are the idiots behind this rubbish and who are the idiots who are applying for these just because its something free ?

If you can use it get it but whats the point if you cant ? save it for ten years time when its weathered, dangerous and useless because its never been used?

Original Poster

Crusader777

Lets all get something we dont need and pay for it through taxes , sounds … Lets all get something we dont need and pay for it through taxes , sounds like a bargain thats going to add about 50p to the value of your home. Who are the idiots behind this rubbish and who are the idiots who are applying for these just because its something free ? If you can use it get it but whats the point if you cant ? save it for ten years time when its weathered, dangerous and useless because its never been used?



they are installed inside your garage, and not for exposure to the elements, except for the power cable when in use. it will add more than 50p to the value of your house, and in 5 yrs time many more ppl will have electric cars, I would sugest ppl get them for free, because the cost of the charger as well as the car may put ppl off buying them, hence the gov scheme

miles136

they are installed inside your garage, and not for exposure to the … they are installed inside your garage, and not for exposure to the elements, except for the power cable when in use. it will add more than 50p to the value of your house, and in 5 yrs time many more ppl will have electric cars, I would sugest ppl get them for free, because the cost of the charger as well as the car may put ppl off buying them, hence the gov scheme


In 5 years time, it's highly unlikely that the chargers now being installed will be of much use. The technology is changing fast, and inductive charging (or something else) will probably have replaced present charging methods. That's assuming, of course, that we're still using battery powered cars at all.
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