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With Smart Home Charging you get...
Our Solo Smart Charger pairs with the Pod Point App and automatically power balances with your home
3.6, 7 or 22kW electric car charger with a 3-year warranty.
Charge your EV up to 10 x faster than a 3-pin plug.
Charge activity monitoring with the Pod Point App.
Understand and optimise your EV energy usage.
Auto Power Balancing to safely manage electrical load.
Charge your vehicle in harmony with your home.
Schedule a charge when its cheapest.
Save by charging your EV during off-peak hours.
Over-the-air software updates via Wi-Fi.
Unlock new features for your Solo Smart Charger
When ordering your Solo Smart Charger, you can choose from a:
- 3.6kW, 7kW or 22kW power rating.
- Universal socket or tethered version - (Type 1 - 4.8m or Type 2 - 7.5m)
All of our Solo Smart Home Chargers also come installed with a 3-year warranty with an option to extend to 5 years.
Please note: 22kW home chargers require a three-phase household electrical supply.
Explore the Solo Smart Charger in-depth here.
Charge activity monitoring with the Pod Point App gives you insight into your energy usage.
- Oversee your car charging costs and track every kWh used.
- Export itemised reports that can form part of your vehicle/house budgeting.
- Learn when it's cheapest to charge on your energy tariff.
Explore the Pod Point App here.
Auto Power Balancing adjusts the rate of charge to avoid overloading your electrical supply when your home is using a lot of energy.
The charging will return to the fastest rate automatically, once more power is available.
- Keeps your car charging without disruption to your home.
- Makes it possible to install 7kW charging point on almost any electrical supply.
- Lets you run all your home appliances as desired (including extra home charging stations for other vehicles).
Learn more about the Solo Smart Charger here.
Remotely schedule charging with the Solo*
- Take advantage of dual-rate electricity tariffs which can help you significantly reduce the cost of charging.
- Save on electricity costs by scheduling your EV to charge during off-peak hours.
- Set repeating schedules that suit your driving behaviour and energy tariff.
*Applies to a Solo Smart Charger with the latest Arch 2 hardware (typically installed after 01/2018)
Learn more about Charge Scheduling here
When connected to Wi-Fi, the Solo Smart Charger gets automatic software updates over-the-air.
- Unlock new features for your chargepoint in the future without changing the physical unit.
- Enable remote customer service and diagnostics from our team of Pod Point Experts.
- Get the latest software version for optimal performance.
Learn what else the Solo Smart Charger can do here.
Are you eligible for the OZEV EVHS grant?
The OZEV grant allows you to reduce the cost of your homecharger by £350. If you qualify for the grant, Pod Point will take care of the claim on your behalf. Click here for more information.
- You have dedicated off-street parking.
- You have not already claimed the grant for your electric car.
- By claiming the grant, you are not exceeding the limit of two OZEV funded charging points per household.
90% of our customers are eligible for standard installation.
What does this include?
If you don't meet the criteria we can usually still carry out the home installation but an additional cost may be incurred.
Once your order is placed, we'll be in touch to better understand your requirements and produce a no-obligation quote for the additional works. If you decide not to proceed, a full refund will be provided.
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Installation of your Solo Smart Charger
Your home installation is included with your Solo Smart Charger if it meets our standard install criteria.
Our team of Pod Point Experts go the extra mile to provide an excellent experience.
Your Pod Point Expert
Pod Point Experts are City & Guilds accredited electricians with thousands of hours of experience installing electric vehicle chargepoints.
Your Pod Point Expert will confirm their arrival time with you in advance of the installation.
Your Expert will find the best position for your charger based on your power supply and how you park your car.
Standard installation package
Your install is included in the price of the home charger if it meets our standard install criteria. If it doesn't, we'll provide a no-obligation quote or a full refund if you're not happy to proceed.
Next, the charger is fixed to the wall, a cable is run from the unit to the mains power supply, and it will be activated for use.
Your expert will then connect the charger to Wi-Fi and pair it with the Pod Point App.
Your Expert will give you a full demonstration of your charger, what the different lights mean and how to get in touch if you have any questions.
Finally, you will be shown how to find & use public chargepoints in your area.
Top 5 FAQs
How do I claim the OZEV (formerly OLEV) grant? Can I claim it if I purchase a second hand EV or use a company car?
To claim £350 off the cost of your new home charging point, simply order it with us, provide us with your documentation and our team will do the rest!
If you become a registered keeper of a second-hand electric car, you are eligible to claim. If you are assigned a company car for at least 6 months, you are also eligible to claim.
What information or data is collected by my Solo Smart Charger and stored by Pod Point?
Your household energy usage data is used for hardware & technical support only.
If you choose to pair the Solo Smart Charger with the Pod Point App (using your PSL code) this data is then displayed to the logged-in Pod Point-account holder via their smart device using the Pod Point App.
Who at Pod Point has access to this data?
Our Network Assurance team uses this data for support and diagnostic purposes.
Our Data Team assesses and manages this data for analysis.
Our Software Team maintains the software which stores this data.
Can I connect my Solo Smart Charger to a 3-pin plug socket?
It cannot be connected to a 3-pin plug socket; the Solo Smart Charger needs to be connected to a meter or consumer unit (fuse box) to ensure that it’s properly protected.
What happens if my installation is non-standard?
Non-standard charger installations may incur an additional cost. Once your order is placed, we'll be in touch to better understand your requirements and produce a no-obligation quote for the additional works. If you decide not to proceed, a full refund will be provided.