Explanations of technical terms and concepts

What is a kWh?
A kilowatt hour (kWh) is a unit of measurement that equals the amount of energy you would use if you kept a 1,000 watt (1kW) appliance running for an hou...
Mon, 30 Jan, 2023 at 10:48 AM
How many kWh does my car use per charge?
Whilst we recommend speaking to your dealer or consulting your vehicle handbook, a few of the more popular electric vehicles are listed below with their ba...
Wed, 22 Mar, 2023 at 2:12 PM
What does usable battery capacity mean?
Manufacturers will quote a battery size for your electric vehicle, however this is rarely the full amount of battery capacity available to you. It is usual...
Wed, 22 Mar, 2023 at 2:13 PM
Do I need a special cable to use
No - our charge points use conventional Type 2 (Mennekes) charging cables. These will usually be supplied with your vehicle.
Wed, 22 Mar, 2023 at 2:14 PM
Can I use adapters or extension cables? does not permit the use of any adapters or extension cables. Unfortunately because there are so many products available we can't be sure how...
Wed, 22 Mar, 2023 at 2:14 PM