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These are the one's I know of or have found for the UK. Any I missed then please let me know and I'll add them.

These are the manufactures ... you can get some of these installed by your electrical supplier or a general EV Specialist.



https://pod-point.com/

https://andersen-ev.com/

https://myenergi.com/product/zappi/

https://charging.webasto.com/en-uk/products/

https://shop.openenergymonitor.com/emonevse-wifi-connected-ev-charging-station-iec-60947-5-type-2/

https://www.tesla.com/en_GB/support/home-charging-installation
I've been told the home chargers will work with any EV and not like the Super Charger network that only works on Tesla's.

Octopus Energy (for those who want an Octopus Ohme Cable)

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Also worth looking at:

Pod Point
Wallbox (I think this is actually Polestar’s recommended supplier)
 

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Pod Point
Wallbox (I think this is actually Polestar’s recommended supplier)
Its on the list... 2nd one 😉

Also I wouldn't worry about recommended suppliers... Probably just a paid for reference.

Pod point are one of the cheapest out there, so if on a budget it's definitely one to look into.
 
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Watch out for home chargers that need an earthing rod driven into the ground which can be a problem if you have concrete where the rod should go. Zappi and Wallbox don't need one as the necessary protection is built in so earth rod not needed. (There may be others available)
 

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The Ohme charger ? The Ohme cable is better known as it uses Octopus Agile to automatically schedule the cheapest charging, but they now have a standalone charger that appears to have this functionality
Debating between that or a Zappi
 

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The Ohme charger ? The Ohme cable is better known as it uses Octopus Agile to automatically schedule the cheapest charging, but they now have a standalone charger that appears to have this functionality
Debating between that or a Zappi
Yes decisions, decisions - a nice place to be in:):):)
 

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There are two major other factors you may need to consider before you make your choise.

As others have mentioned above some may require an Earth Pit to be installed, and this can be a major issue for some people.

The second thing is Wifi / Wired internet connection. Some have to be wired to your internet router while others can use wifi or have it's 4g card, etc.. Of course this might be a problem for other people, with wifi not reaching far enough so won't connect, or live remotely and have crap phone signal.

Either way, do your research, phone them up and talk to them, so you can make an informed choice.
 

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Really good earthing is highly recommended!
I never understood the need for UK chargers to have wifi or a sim card.
My podpoint has never connected yet the device is still charging ok
 

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Just had an Andersen EV charge point installed on the side of my house. Looks really tidy and discreet as hides the tethered cable and no earth rod required. But it's pricey, although upgradeable as modular in design (e.g. if I decide to add solar or upgrade to 3 phase supply). They also have their own installers, to which the chap I had fit mine did a superb job... managed to fish the cables to the fuse box inside so no visible cables whatsoever.

I just need something to plug it in to now!!

PS. They are the preferred charge point supplier for Porsche
 

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I'm getting an Anderson A2 as well, as we have a small narrow house from the street view and we didn't want something that sticks out the eye.

Went for a Ruby box so hopefully it will blend in with the brick better, and with the cables hidden it should keep a cleaner look.

I definitely didn't want untethered.
 

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Mine has been used to charge a nearly stranded Renault Zoe (poor chap turned up in a panic) and my brief stint with a Tesla. Worked well and while the app is functional at best, I really like the remote disable and enable feature.

Would be nice if they added charging started and complete notifications for peace of mind... esp given lack of any car app until next year, but that’s a minor point.
 

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What is the cheapest basic home charger in UK ? I already have one and would like to install a second at my fathers house for when I visit..... so not eligible for a grant.
 

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Ohme cable through Octopus energy for £200 and get an electrician to install a commando socket...might do more than you need with its scheduling and such
 

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Your wish is my command!

Need to keep an eye on having too many stickies though as it fills up the top of the forum list, particularly on a mobile.
 

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Your wish is my command!

Need to keep an eye on having too many stickies though as it fills up the top of the forum list, particularly on a mobile.
Yeah I agree, But this one that helps a lot of people that get's missed and not under the generic Polestar 2 Forums ;-)
 

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Ohme cable through Octopus energy for £200 and get an electrician to install a commando socket...might do more than you need with its scheduling and such
The Ohem charger has all the functionality for octopus agile tariff but only works through mobile. My signal is poor so need to work with WiFi and / or Bluetooth.
Can wallpoint or pod-point pick up the different rates? Is there a charger that can be switched on with the IFTTT app that octopus can supply?
 

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I'm getting an Anderson A2 as well, as we have a small narrow house from the street view and we didn't want something that sticks out the eye.

Went for a Ruby box so hopefully it will blend in with the brick better, and with the cables hidden it should keep a cleaner look.

I definitely didn't want untethered.
Hi.
Have you had the Andersen fitted yet?
If so, could you post a photo?
I am trying to decide between this and the Zappi. Considering the extra for the wooden door.
Mine is to go on a red-brick wall as well, so the ruby seems like the best colour of the metal ones.
 
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