The cost of a charge depends on the rate charged for your household electricity supply. The energy consumed to charge your car will be billed at the same rate as the electricity consumed at home and will be included in your utility bill.
A home charging station is a device that is typically mounted on the wall in a garage and is installed by an authorized technician who connects it to the existing electrical system. It is good practice for the supplier to install the home charger. The purchase price usually includes the electric car charger installation cost.
There are several home charging stations models on the market. They can be purchased at car dealerships or online from a number of suppliers that can also offer support from specialized personnel who will guide you in choosing the right model. Enel X also offers a range of home chargers for electric cars.
Installing a dedicated EV charging station at home has many advantages. It ensures maximum safety and offers additional functions compared to a simple socket. For example, it allows you to:
- Track consumption and charge costs;
- Adjust charging power (e.g. reduce output so other home appliances can be used at the same time);
- Schedule charging remotely;
- obtain real-time information on charging status;
- Optimize charging in coordination with electricity generated by your home photovoltaic plant.
Enel X has partnered with several car manufacturers to offer hassle-free residential packages that include consultancy, home inspection, installation and maintenance along with our best-in-class JuiceBox home charging station, which is made of recycled plastic.