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BEST HOME EV CHARGER UK 2024

Best Home EV Charger UK

There are numerous EV chargers on the market, some have excellent build quality, others have load balancing and many offer functional mobile apps, but what is the best home EV charger UK?

To make things easier for you we have listed our most trusted EV home chargers so you can pick your favourite. They all have their merits, so read on to find out which EV home charger is best suited fully charge your vehicle.

Do I really need a dedicated home EV charger?

You can charge your vehicle with a standard plug socket but this is much slower and is not built for prolonged charging. If your vehicle is parked on the driveway its also not suitable to plug in extension cables in wet weather. With a dedicated home EV charger installed you can choose the location and they are all IP rated for wet conditions.

Dedicated home EV chargers also allow scheduled charging, this allows you to charge your vehicle overnight when the energy consumption of your property is lower. If you pair this up with a EV energy tariff you could be saving more money because the energy cost reduces during these “off-peak” times.

Best home EV charger UK, what’s our favourite?

To find the best home EV charger suitable for you, your vehicle, and your needs we have whittled it down to a handful of highly reliable, SMART and durable units.

McNally EV Recommends – Easee One

The Easee One is one of the best EV chargers available on the market, if you want an easy to use app and SMART functionality this is the charger we recommend. Easee are renowned EV charging market leaders that provide everything from a decent mobile app, built in safety features and conform to UK regulations.

The Easee One is a socketed EV charger, this means you can charge every electric vehicle providing you have the correct cable for your vehicle.

The Easee One EV charger also comes in a variety of different colours, there should be one to suit every customer.

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Best for Solar - MyEnergi Zappi

If you have an existing solar installation or you are thinking about investing in solar in the near future then the Zappi is a charger for you.

While charging from solar is becoming more popular with other manufacturers, MyEnergi have been offering solar charging for many years and it works flawlessly with the Zappi. The Zappi utilises “solar divert” which allows you essentially divert the excess solar power into you vehicles battery.

Some manufacturers offer a “solar matching” feature that monitors the solar power generated then matches that power from another source, this could be the grid. With this feature you can not guarantee that your solar generated power is going into your vehicle’s battery.

It’s safe to say you know exactly where your solar power is going when using a Zappi charger.

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Compact - EO Mini Pro 3

This charger really does live up to its name. It has the same footprint as an A5 notepad and packs so many features into its tiny design. The EO app lets you review your charging history, monitor energy usage, and start and stop EV charging sessions all from the palm of your hand, and works with both WiFi and Bluetooth. This charger has Power balancing which, as well as being a key safety feature, it also avoids the inconvenience of energy blackouts in the home.

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Low Cost - VCHRGD Seven

This charger is perfect for first time EV charger users as it can be set-up in Plug & Charge or RFID models. You can access the VCHRGD cloud via your home WiFi router meaning you can remotely control charging sessions, track electricity costs and schedule charging when it’s cheapest for you.

As well as including use of the VCHRGD app, this charger comes with Octopus Go & Agile tariff integrations. Whether or not you currently have a solar energy system, the VCHRGD Seven has solar integration making it versatile and a sensible, long lasting investment.

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Entry Level - Project EV Pro Earth

The Project EV Pro Earth is our entry level EV charger with built-in open PEN protection. This means an earth stake is not needed to be installed at your property. This charger is compatible with all electric vehicles and has both an iOS and Android app. It’s scheduled charging feature means you can control when to start and stop charging. This is great for saving money as you can schedule a charge during your cheaper overnight tariff time, and also great for battery longevity as you can choose to stop charging at 80%, the optimal charge percentage for regular charges.

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Tethered Only - Wallbox Pulsar Max

The Wallbox Pulsar comes with an integrated cable and is suitable for every electric car with type 1 or type 2 charging plug. Its compact design is a one off with it being smaller than a toaster and lighter than a laptop! Schedule charging sessions that take advantage of off-peak energy rates, monitor your charger status, and more through the myWallbox app. The Wallbox Pulsar is also very hard wearing, it is certified water and dust resistant with IP54 and IK08 protection ratings. The system will display an error if leakage current is detected, and notifies with a flashing red light, a great safety feature that’s easy to spot.

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