A single-phase EV has a maximum charging rate of 7kW and requires a single-phase charging solution. A 3-phase EV has a charging rate of up to 22kW. This means you can benefit from rapid charging for your vehicle connected to a 3-phase unit. To find out more, consult our Vehicles page.
To find out the estimated charging time in optimum conditions for a particular EV or PHEV model, please consult our Vehicles page.
Choosing a wallbox with the right parameters will help reduce the costs linked with its electrical installation.
The Velocy Box can be installed in a private home or co-owned property by an accredited professional. Do not hesitate to talk about it with your electrician, who is familiar with your particular electrical installation.
You can install a home charging station with a tethered cable as long as it meets the specific safety requirements (dedicated circuit breaker etc.). Do not hesitate to talk about it with your electrician.
For single-phase charging, it is advisable to go for at least 9kVA to get the best out of your electrical household equipment while charging your electric vehicle.
If you have a 3-phase installation, you need at least 12kVA to charge your EV and use your electrical household equipment at the same time.
A kilovolt ampere (kVa) is a unit measuring the maximum load an electric meter can take.
In the UK, grants are available for EV drivers wishing to install a home wallbox (equipment + installation). To find out more, please consult the government’s website on the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS).