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EV CHARGERS

EV Chargers - Supply & Installation Across Scotland

Over recent years there has been an influx in the manufacturing of electric vehicles across the globe. The ongoing climate crisis and increase in the cost of fossil fuels has led to a massive shift in priorities for several tech and automation giants. The movement has therefore adjusted public views on renewable energy, forcing them to consider their role in this new era – enter electric vehicles. The number of people switching to electric cars means access to EV chargers, whether at home, at work, and at service stations or rest stops.

The team at CM Gates & Barriers have partnered with CITA EV to supply and install suitable EV solutions for customers across Scotland. Whether it be a commercial project, or small residential upgrade, we’re here to help you take the next step towards reducing your carbon footprint.

Residential EV Chargers

Most vehicles are parked at home, overnight, therefore most electric car owners rely on home charging to ensure that their EV is ready for use every morning. As well as being convenient, home-based overnight charging also has the advantage of being, in most cases, the cheapest time to recharge.

CITA Home Charging

CITA offers smart, simple, and safe home and commercial EV chargers. CITA charging systems combine cutting-edge technology with compact design, managing the communication between you and the charger via an easy-to-use app experience. View the range of CITA Home EV Chargers below.

OLEV Grant for EV Chargers

The OLEV Grant is a government grant for at-home EV chargers, provided by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).

Commercial EV Chargers

CITA has introduced a range of industry-leading commercial charging solutions for workplaces, fleets, and commercial charging stations. These industry-leading experts have introduced a range of EV Chargers, each one designed for a specific purpose. CITA’s charging systems combine cutting-edge technology with compact design, managing the communication between you and the charger via an easy-to-use App experience.

CITA SMART 22
CITA Smart 22 is a compact commercial charger provides fast charging to an electric vehicle, using the chargers on-board three-phase supply. Compliant with the industrial standards, the charger uses a MID certified meter to ensure accuracy and a built-in RCD to secure the safety. Smart 22 can be connected to a charging network with the help of the CITA Charger Management System portal.
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CITA charger management system software lets you track, manage, and optimize CITA Smart commercial chargers from wherever and whenever you please.

Workplace Charging Scheme

The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) is a grant that businesses can use to reduce the cost of installing electric vehicle charge points for their staff by up to £14,000. This grant is also offered by the OZEV.

Workplace charging is a great way to encourage your staff to adopt electric vehicles. Research shows that having an available charger at your workplace makes drivers six times more likely to switch to an electric car.

How Long Does It Take to Charge an Electric Car?

EV Chargers can take anywhere between 30-60 minutes and 8-10 hours. The time it takes to charge your electric car depends on the car’s battery size, the number of miles you do between charges, your charging behaviour, and the power rating of the charger you’re using. There are three main types of chargers:

EV Home Chargers

Installation of Electric Car Charging Points at Home

EV chargers need to be professionally installed. Our installation experts will install your CITA Smart system on the day. These highly trained, and experienced electricians have a deep understanding of electric vehicle and the importance of home charging solutions, giving them the insight and ability to assist with any questions or concerns you may have during the installation.

How Long Does It Take?

Each install is unique, but on average, installations take roughly 2 hours. If we are unable to complete the installation of your EV charger on the day because of any unexpected, additional work, then we will reschedule for a date that is mutually convenient.

Unexpected Extra Works:

Please note that prior to your installation date our sales and service team will ask a number of key questions to help identify any potential snags ahead of time The more information you are able to provide, the more likely your installation visit is a success.

How Can you Prepare?

Installation Process for EV Chargers

Our team of experts are ready to help you switch to electric, saving you money in the long-run, and giving you the opportunity to contribute to the betterment of the climate crisis.

Contact a member of our team now and schedule your installation!

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