EV Charging Installation in Kilkenny
If you’re searching for an all-in-one charging solution to charge electric cars within Kilkenny, Ecoplex Energy Solutions can meet the needs for electric vehicle charging.
We provide a variety of services and products including the installation and sale of charging stations to maintenance and repairs. We are experts in every aspect of electric vehicles. We’ll make sure you’re safe and in good hands!
ABOUT KILKENNY COUNTY
County Kilkenny (Irish: Contae Chill Chainnigh) is an Irish county situated in the province of Leinster and is part of the South-East Region. According to the 2016 census, the county’s population was 99,232. The county was named after the ancient Gaelic kingdom called Ossory ( Osraighe).
Coined as “The Medieval City”, Kilkenny is a county with walls of medieval times surrounding ancient sites, where outdoor pursuits, modern shops, and lively eateries are on every corner of the city.
Kilkenny hosts one of Ireland’s most famous landmarks in Ireland which is the 12th century Kilkenny Castle. The Irish Medieval Mile leads to an exploring trail that winds through Kilkenny city that connects the 13th century St. Canice’s Cathedral to the Anglo-Norman Castle and everything between, from Rothe House and Gardens, the Medieval Mile Museum to Butler House.
STATUS OF EV CAR IN KILKENNY COUNTY
The switch to electric vehicles (EVs) is becoming more simple thanks to government supports, Minister, as well as Kilkenny the TD, John Paul Phelan claim.
The Kilkenny TD announced that 17 charging points for the public are in operation across the county and in the city.
A live map that shows the charging points, along with the condition and availability of the charging points, is accessible on the ESB’s website: www.esd.ie/ecars. Minister Phelan explained that the administration of the charge points was an “operational issue” of the ESB.
KILKENNY ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING INSTALLATION SPECIALISTS
Ecoplex is one of the leading providers of chargers and installation points for electric vehicles located in Kilkenny County. Our experts are certified to set up charging stations for electric vehicles in residential and commercial structures. We’ll help you determine the best place to install your charger and guarantee it’s installed correctly and securely.
We also offer repairs and maintenance services that ensure your charging device remains in top condition for a long time.
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Home EV Car Charger Installation in Kilkenny
EcoPlex supplies and offers Home EV Car Charger Installation in Kilkenny with high-quality home chargers for electric cars starting from only €500.
Home charging is usually the most efficient and cost-effective method of charging your electric vehicle. Since the majority of charging of your vehicle is done at home, it is important to choose experts with the experience and knowledge to ensure a secure and reliable installation.
We provide a range of charging stations that are made by top-quality companies. They’re sturdy, stylish, affordable, and with a three-year warranty by the company that makes them.
Commercial EV Car Charger Installation in Kilkenny
EcoPlex offers top-quality Commercial Electric Vehicle Car Charger Installation in Kilkenny.
If you’re worried you’ll not be able to return home from work, EcoPlex offers solutions to recharge your electric vehicle when you’re at work.
We’re pleased to assist you during our installation process and routine maintenance. We’ll always offer the most economical options and open-minded suggestions to fit your budget and the requirements of your company.
Smart charge stations that have been set up by our team can monitor your employees’ consumption of energy. They also provide quarterly, monthly, or weekly as well as annual ones in digital format.
€600 SEAI Grant Available for Kilkenny EV Car Charger Installation
You can claim up to €600 to purchase and installing of an electric home charger.
The program is administered by the government to assist homeowners in installing charging devices homes. The scheme provides the possibility of a loan of €600 to purchase and install the house charger. The applicant must own an electric vehicle that is second-hand or newly purchased (EV) to be eligible.
For more details on SEAI Grant, read our FAQs here or contact us right now.
ACA (TAX INCENTIVE SCHEME FOR BUSINESSES) – Commercial Installing EV Car Chargers in Kilkenny
The Accelerated Capital Allowance Tax is an incentive plan designed to stimulate businesses to invest in technology that reduces energy use. It’s an incentive program designed to assist with tax-related purposes. ACA is an update of the Capital Allowance for plants and machinery and applies to energy-efficient machines, like the charging system used in electric automobiles.
ACA is based on “Wear and Tear Allowance” for the purchase of equipment as well as capital investment. Capital depreciation is repaid through a reduction in tax burden.
The grant permits companies to save money by deducting their earnings during the time they purchased the equipment. This grant comes as a tax-free incentive the government provides for the year in question which is 12.5% of capital expenditures.
For more information about ACA, look up the FAQs listed below. Click here for more information.
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€600 SEAI Grant Available - EV Car Charger Installation
Our Chargers work with the following car brands
How much does it cost to install an electric car charger in Ireland?
We offer EV car chargers for a price of between €1,100 and €1,500 depending on the charger type and the specifications of your home. It is important to note that the SEAI Grant offers you a reduction of €600 on this installation. So, you are looking at between €500 and €900 installed. At EcoPlex we only use the best EV car chargers and installation methods, so rest assured that you’ll be getting the best bang for buck possible.
Any private owner who buys an EV car after the date of 01/01/2018, new or used, is eligible for the SEAI grant of €600. The car must be parked off-street and the EV car charger must be connected to the fuse board of the home of the applicant. The vehicle must be registered for private use to the applicant and to the address of the property where the EV car charger is being installed.
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How long does it take to charge my electric car?
There are many factors that’ll have an impact on your power consumption and time to charge.
How long it takes to charge your electric car really depends on the type of charging station and your car model. Driving style, traffic speed and road conditions all have an impact on power consumption.
What does it cost to charge my electric car?
The average electricity fee at night is about €0,095 per kWh in Ireland at night (consumer rate). Let’s say your electric car has an empty battery and approximately 40 kWh capacity. Depending on your driving style, your car should be able to reach approximately 280 to 320 km on a single charge. Charging your electric car would cost a total of 40 x 0.095 = €3.80. This means that the power consumption per 100 kilometres is just around €1,24-1,28.
Can I charge my car on any charger?
Yes and no. Just like regular electricity outlets, charging stations may have different outlets and connectors depending on the country where you’re charging and your car brand’s origin. Luckily, to make things less complicated, car manufacturers and most countries have now reduced the options to just 2 types of outlets and connectors. From the car’s side, a Type 1 socket is common for Japanese and American vehicles, and a Type 2 socket is common for European vehicles. Note: all Tesla models have a specific type of socket in the US, whereas in Europe, all Tesla models are equipped with a Type 2 socket. From the charging station’s side, all chargers in both Europe and the US are equipped with a Type 2 socket. A charging station with a fixed cable is an exception; in this case, you would always have to check if the attached cable fits into your car’s socket.
How much maintenance does a car charger need?
Very little. Despite being an advanced technology, electric cars are remarkably simple to maintain. The same is true for EV charging stations. If installed properly and built modularly, every piece can be easily replaced. Charging stations with online connectivity also enable remote diagnostics and repair, so you won’t be left stranded in the rare event of charger malfunction
Can electric car chargers be charged in the rain?
Yes, of course. Electric vehicles can definitely be charged in the rain as proper covering shields and protective layers are applied to the charging plugs and charging stations. That prevents any kind of sparks, current loss, water mixing or short circuit.
Am I eligible to receive the SEAI Home Charger grant?
- Any private owner who buys an eligible EV from 01/01/2018 is eligible to apply for this grant.
- The EV must be parked on an off-street parking location associated with the home and the charger must be connected back to the fuse board of the home of the applicant.
- The Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN), which you can find on your electricity bill, will be used to confirm the location of your home.
- The property can not be associated with a previous EV vehicle grant and charge point offer. For example, it can not have availed of the free ESB Ecars home charger pre 2018.
- Do not commence any work before the start date on your Letter of Offer otherwise this expenditure will be deemed ineligible and you will not receive grant support for it.
How do I claim the SEAI grant?
Step by step process
- Complete the SEAI’s online Electric Vehicle Home Charger grant application form. You will need your Meter Point Reference Number (the full 11 digit number on the top of your electricity bill) and your home address Eircode. If you are buying a new EV here in Ireland and receiving an EV grant from SEAI, you will need to provide your application ID which will be available from your car dealer.
- You may also receive a hard copy of the application form from your nearest registered EV dealer.
- Once your application has been approved, you will receive a Letter of Offer. This will be issued to you complete with a set of Terms and Conditions and a Payment Request form.
- From when you receive your Letter of Offer, you have 6 months to complete the installation of your charge point.
- The work can only be performed by a fully qualified electrician who is registered accordingly with Safe Electric Ireland.
- Once the installation is completed you should complete the Payment Request Form. This will be completed by you and your Electrician.
- Your Electrician must provide you with a copy of the Certificate Number 3. Review this and ensure it is completed properly.
- Post your Payment Request Form to the address indicated on the Form together with the following items:
- Fully signed and completed Payment Request Form including bank account details
- Certificate Number 3
- Copy of Test Record sheet from Electrician
- Vehicle Registration Form (not required for a New car purchased in Ireland)
- Photographs of the installed charge point and the EV showing vehicle registration plate
Your electrician must send a fully completed copy of the Certificate Number 3 to Safe Electric Ireland. We will check with Safe Electric Ireland that the relevant certificate has been filled for that work and that the electrician is a fully approved and registered electrician. Once this is confirmed, we will make an electronic payment of the grant amount to the bank details provided by the you.
Please note, on average applications will processed for payment on the Home Charger Grant Scheme in approximately 6-8 weeks from the date documents are received into SEAI.
How do I claim the ACA?
Claiming the ACA is very simple as the standard annual tax return procedure is the method used. The following are some simple guideline steps:
- Decide upon required piece of equipment.
- Ensure product is on the Triple E Products Register during relevant accounting period before purchasing.
- Claim the ACA for the purchased equipment on the company’s tax return form along with any other wear and tear allowances for machinery and plant
To find out if the equipment you bought, or plan to buy, is eligible for the ACA just go www.seai.ie/aca where the up to date Triple E Products Register is maintained by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). For more detailed and definitive information on how to claim the ACA please contact The Irish Revenue Commissioners (www.revenue.ie).