LONDON — Rolec EV is launching a new range of smart home EV chargers that allow drivers to manage their charging through ev.energy’s app and platform.

Rolec’s EV HomeSmart chargers will be integrated with the ev.energy cloud-based backend, and are eligible under Office for Low Emission Vehicles’ (OLEV) grant scheme. Drivers will be able to programme the charger to charge at specific times, with the EV.Energy app also integrating with a homeowner’s electricity provider to charge at the lowest possible cost. Charging history will be available for users to track through the app, including live charging status, electricity used in kWh, energy costs and carbon savings.

The EV HomeSmart chargers are enabled at speeds of 3.6kW or 7.2kW and are being launched as part of the WallPod EV charging portfolio. It’s the second addition to the portfolio announced this month, with a range of solar powered chargers also being launched.

Nick Woolley, CEO of ev.energy, said the aim is to help drivers confidently manage EV charging. “One of the most exciting features of EV HomeSmart is the facility to equip the EV driver with options to use the cheapest, greenest and most suitable EV charging electricity tariffs available,” he added.

Kieron Alsop, managing director of Rolec EV, said: “WallPod EV HomeSmart has been specifically designed to put the EV driver at the heart of the charging experience and is packed with many new and exciting features.”