The range on the 22kw ZOE (NEDC) is 149 miles. In summer, it’s 106 miles and in winter, 71 miles.
There are two fantastic websites you can use to locate charging points: Charge Your Car (CYC) and Zap Map. For £20 per year, you can sign up with CYC and gain access to their large network of UK charge points.
With the Renault ZOE, you can also find charging stations using the in-car R-Link system.
Battery rental costs are based on miles per annum and the agreement is set up through RCI Direct.
The typical cost of a home charger is £1,000. However, there are some electric car grants available to help lower the cost.
As part of the Electric Vehicle Homecharge scheme, OLEV currently offers applicants £500 towards the cost and the Energy Saving Trust will provide up to £500 further funding.
The main installers are Chargemaster, Polar and Rolec. If you contact any of the installers they will explain the grants and funding for you in more detail.
To qualify for a home charger, you’ll need to meet a range of requirements. Some of the main requirements are:
For more information, contact Jorro (Scotland) or AMPEV (England).