Wallbox Home Electric Car Charging Points: The Complete Guide

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If there is one positive from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it is, that households across the UK and most parts of the globe, have witnessed a significant improvement in air quality. The restrictions, lockdowns and the subsequent reduction in traffic on our roads, has resulted in lower tailpipe emissions. Individuals and households are determined to safeguard their air quality, hence the recent significant rise in the adoption of plug-in electric cars in the UK, to include the all-electric Tesla Model 3, the all-electric Nissan Leaf and the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE.

2020 has been an unprecedented year for the UK automotive sector, with significant declines in the sales and market share of tailpipe emission, petrol and diesel vehicles. However, zero-tailpipe emission electric vehicles (EV) has driven the other way i.e. an astounding increase of 168% in the SMMT new car registrations to date (October 2020).

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SMMT New Car Registration October 2020 (credit: SMMT)

As households scramble to learn about the latest electric cars and electric driving from leading platforms, like the e-zoomed Electric Living Blog, it is clear that potential green car owners are trying to better understand electric car charging. e-zoomed is a leading destination of researching and buying EV charging stations for residential and business use. We work with leading high quality European manufacturers of electric car charge points. We offer a seamless service to include product supply and EV charging station installation at very competitive price. For those keen to buy an EV charge point, follow this link!

Wallbox Electric Vehicle Home Chargers

Wallbox, a Spain based manufacturer of EV charging points, is fast becoming recognised for their quality and value proposition. The company was established in July 2015. It has within 5 short years expanded reach to a number of key electric driving markets, to include the United Kingdom. The company caters for both the residential and business consumer segments. For home electric car charging, the company offers ‘intelligent charging solutions suitable for every type of home.’ The key home EV charging products include:

  • Pulsar Plus EV charging point (eligible for the OLEV EVHS grant)
  • Copper SB EV charging point (eligible for the OLEV EVHS grant)
  • Quasar EV charging point (eligible for the OLEV EVHS grant)

Wallbox Pulsar Plus EV Home Charging Point

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Wallbox Pulsar Plus Charging Point (credit: Wallbox)

Perfect for residential EV charging, the Pulsar Plus is a compact high performance charger at an accessible price. Compatible for both Type 1 and Type 2 electric car charging. Available to buy via e-zoomed Electric Living Shop to include supply and installation.

Key Features And Specifications

  • Model: Pulsar Plus
  • Connector Type: Type 1 (SAE J1772) or Type 2 (IEC 62196-2)
  • Dimensions: 166x163x82 mm (without cable)
  • Weight: 1 kg (without cable)
  • Maximum Output: 7.4 kW (1P) / 22 kW (3P)
  • Protection Rating: IP54 / IK08
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth / Wi-Fi
  • User Identification: Wallbox App / myWallbox Portal
  • User Interface: Wallbox App / myWallbox Portal
  • Charging Status Info: Halo RGB LED / Wallbox App / myWallbox Portal

Wallbox Copper SB EV Home Charging Point

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Wallbox Copper Charging Point (credit: Wallbox)

Perfect for residential EV charging. The Copper SB charging station is a good option to future proof. The plug-in electric car charging point is available with a maximum power of up to 22 kW for 3-phase installations. Compatible for both Type 1 and Type 2 electric vehicle charging.

Key Features And Specifications

  • Model: Copper
  • Connector Type: Type 1 (SAE J1772) or Type 2 (IEC 62196-2)
  • Dimensions: 168x168x54 mm (without cable)
  • Weight: 1.5 kg (without cable)
  • Maximum Output: 7.4 kW (1P) / 22 kW (3P)
  • Protection Rating: IP54 / IK08
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth / Wi-Fi / Ethernet
  • User Identification: Face recognition / Wallbox app / RFID
  • User Interface: Gesture control / Wallbox app / myWallbox Portal
  • Charging Status Info: 4.3” Screen / RGB LED / Wallbox app / myWallbox Portal

Quasar: The First Bidirectional Charger For Home Use

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Wallbox Quasar Charging Point (credit: Wallbox)

Innovation at the leading edge, the Quasar home EV charger is set to revolutionise electric car charging with vehicle-to-grid (V2G) capability. The electric car battery can be used to power your electric car and your home. Quasar is the lightest and smallest DC charger of its kind. The Quasar electric car charging station will be available in the UK from 2021.

Key Features And Specifications

  • Model: Quasar
  • Charger: DC
  • Connector Type: CHAdeMO
  • Dimensions: 350x350x150mm (without cable)
  • Weight: 15.5 kg (without cable)
  • Weight: 22 kg (with cable)
  • Cable length: 5m
  • Maximum Output: 7.4 kW (1P)
  • Protection Rating: IP54 / IK08
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi / Ethernet / Bluetooth / 3G/4G Connection
  • User Identification: Face Recognition / Wallbox App / RFID
  • User Interface: Gesture Sensor / Wallbox App
  • Charging Status Info: RGB LED / Screen information

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Ashvin Suri

Ashvin has been involved with the renewables, energy efficiency and infrastructure sectors since 2006. He is passionate about the transition to a low-carbon economy and electric transportation. Ashvin commenced his career in 1994, working with US investment banks in New York. Post his MBA from the London Business School (1996-1998), he continued to work in investment banking at Flemings (London) and JPMorgan (London). His roles included corporate finance advisory, M&A and capital raising. He has been involved across diverse industry sectors, to include engineering, aerospace, oil & gas, airports and automotive across Asia and Europe. In 2010, he co-founded a solar development platform, for large scale ground and roof solar projects to include the UK, Italy, Germany and France. He has also advised on various renewable energy (wind and solar) utility scale projects working with global institutional investors and independent power producers (IPP’s) in the renewable energy sector. He has also advised in key international markets like India, to include advising the TVS Group, a multi-billion dollar industrial and automotive group in India. Ashvin has also advised Indian Energy, an IPP backed by Guggenheim (a US$ 165 billion fund). He has also advised AMIH, a US$ 2 billion, Singapore based group. Ashvin has also worked in the real estate and infrastructure sector, to including working with the Matrix Group (a US$ 4 billion property group in the UK) to launch one of the first few institutional real estate funds for the Indian real estate market. The fund was successfully launched with significant institutional support from the UK/ European markets. He has also advised on water infrastructure, to include advising a Swedish clean technology company in the water sector. He is also a member of the Forbury Investment Network advisory committee. He has also been involved with a number of early stage ventures.

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