Limited time offer - our solar-ready
EV Charger is available for £749 *

Take control of your energy and costs with
solar-ready EV charging and our future-focused
AI-driven app – accredited installation included.

* Get your VCHRGD Seven from us and we will pay for your standard installation.

Everything you need for £749 (inc VAT)

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 App

Meet Vesta, your AI Energy Assistant.

Your home’s energy use will be guided by data-driven AI, maximising your money saving and minimising your carbon footprint.

Constant innovation as standard!

What you'll love

Solar EV Charging
Use solar you generate to power your car. Save money and free yourself from the grid!

Smart Charging
Set your car to charge when energy is cheapest with just a tap on the app

Secure Charging
Switch on to stop electricity theft. Charging will only start when you authorise it in the app

Boost Charging
Need to charge right now? Tap boost to ignore schedules and start charging your car

Frequent Updates
You'll get access to the latest features and upgrades as they happen!

UK-based Support
Our team is on hand to help you out with any queries

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Charger

After rigorous testing in our London lab, the 7kw solar-ready VCHRGD Seven charger rose to the top as the perfect partner for the Powerverse AI-driven app.  Welcome to the ecosystem!

Why you'll want it

Solar compatible
Takes solar energy headed for the grid and uses it to power your car. All easily controlled by the Powerverse app

Auto Power Balancing
Constantly monitors the energy your home uses, sending less to the EV charger when required. This capability also results in a faster assessment and installation process.

Rigorously Tested
Best performer, selected through rigorous testing by the Powerverse engineering team.

3 Year Warranty
Peace of mind if there are any issues with your charger.

Quick to install
Designed for a straightforward, speedy install

UK-based Support
Our team is on hand to help you with any queries

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Install

Relax with seamless installation from our approved, accredited installers. 

Standard Installation Included

What to expect

Professional accredited installers with proven experience

Seamless process from checkout to install

Comprehensive digital online home assessment to ensure a smooth journey

Confirmation that you are eligible for standard installation

Guidance to get you started with your new Powerverse App

Get charging!

Want to speak to our specialist team to find out more?

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9.7

Purchased a charger from Powerverse and had it installed by ChargedEV. The e2e process was great and the sales support I got from Powerverse (Megan) was really helpful. On the day of install, the engineer (Steve) from ChargedEV was great and undertook the install carefully and considerately with no mess. Overall, super happy experience from both ChargedEV and Powerverse.

AC
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9.7

Everything from initial installation, the equipment & use the tech has great at to this stage. The app is easy to use the automated process of plug in to charge with one-click approval pushed to iphone is great. The actual app is great too, easy to set & change charging times based on tariffs etc. The backup of having 2 RFID cards is helpful for when wifi has been out or the odd time the app hasn't been responsive (I think this is when they update)

David
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9.7

The company has been spot on from start to finish. Communications clear, and pleasant people have phoned to keep me in the picture. I even had a good talk about technical details with the guy running the development project, as they were in the early stages of rolling out the app. The installer on the day was pleasant, helpful, did it all very neatly, and came up with a solution to avoid the EV charging flattening our solar battery. So far the app has worked well and charged car on a few occasions. I have tried charging from excess solar during the day, and that seems to work too. Full disclosure, I got an almost free installation, just paying for the charger and a little bit of extra labour, as part of their promotion. I would still have given this review had I paid full price, it just would have felt more expensive!

FR
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9.7

From installation to daily use, this charger has been so easy! The app is easy to use and if you need customer service, they are VERY quick to respond. We highly recommend Powerverse!

Katherine Callaghan
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9.7

I've had a great experience of working with Powerverse. The installation of my charging unit was incredibly well managed and clearly communicated throughout. The aftercare service provided by the team at Powerverse has been brilliant.

Paul
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9.7

Excellent professional service.Great product at a great price.

carcomm
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9.7

Great installation process and easy to use mobile application!

Salvatore
8.5

Easy to set up and use and the dashboard is great for getting charging info

Salma
9.6

I’ve been very impressed with my Powerverse EV charger ever since it was installed. The installation process was very quick and efficient, the installer did a fantastic job. My charger has performed perfectly since it was installed and the post-installation communication and support from the Powerverse team has been super helpful.

Paul
9.7

The Powerverse charger is super user friendly and convenient, as well as possessing a sleek slim design. Would recommend 10/10.

Samir

How to order and install your charger

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Click Order Now, then answer a few simple questions

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Choose your charger (tethered or untethered) and make payment

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Complete your Digital Home Assessment online

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You’ll be contacted to book in your installation

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Your charger is installed - happy charging!

Why join the Powerverse?

When you join the Powerverse, you're at the start of a journey. One that will see you gain more control over your energy with each innovation of the Powerverse app.  

The Powerverse app combined with our solar-ready charger makes it easy to stay one step ahead of high bills and wasted energy.

Powerverse Vesta, our AI Energy Assistant, will use data from your charger, solar system, home battery, energy meter, electric vehicle, energy tariff, and local weather forecasts to put you in control of your home energy.

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Who is eligible to join Powerverse

If you have, or are soon to get an electric car or vehicle (EV) and you own your home with off-street parking, joining Powerverse will help you cut the costs of charging while shifting to a cleaner, greener lifestyle.

And if you already have or are considering solar for your property - don’t miss out - order your charger now. 

Note: The price includes standard installation. If custom installation is needed, you will receive a quote for any additional costs.

 

FAQs

Charger

Will the VCHRGD Seven charger work with my electric vehicle?

The VCHRGD Seven charger comes in 2 options: tethered or untethered.

The tethered version has the cable and connector built-in and will only work with electric vehicles that charge with a Type 2 connector. Type 2 connectors are the most common European standard connector.

The untethered version comes with a Type 2 socket; this is a universal solution because there will always be a cable that connects your car to a Type 2 socket, whether it’s Type 1 or Type 2. If you're in doubt about the connector type your vehicle uses, check with the car manufacturer.

Should I choose a Tethered or Untethered charger?

This really depends on your needs and preference. Here are some things you might want to consider.

- Convenience: Tethered chargers have a permanently attached cable. The VCHRGD Seven tethered charger comes with a Type 2 connector.

- Flexibility: While you need to plug the cable into an untethered charger, you can use both Type 1 or Type 2 cables.

- Cable Length: Our tethered charger's cable is 5m in length, whereas an untethered charging cable can be up to 10m for either connector type.

- Cost: We're offering both tethered and untethered chargers at the same great price. You'll need to purchase a cable separately if you purchase an untethered charger.

How long is the integrated cable of the tethered charger?

5 metres.

What is Auto Power Balancing?

Auto Power Balancing is an important safety feature. The VCHRGD Seven charger can charge your electric vehicle (EV) at a maximum of 32A. If there are other appliances using electricity in your home at the same time as the charger, such as your dishwasher or electric shower, Auto Power Balancing will adjust the amount of electricity going to your EV to prevent overloading your circuit and potentially tripping your fuse.

What is the maximum charge rate of the VCHRGD Seven charger?

The maximum charging rate of the charger is 32A / 7.4kW.

Does the VCHRGD Seven charger require an internet connection?

Yes, the charger will need to be installed in a location with Wi-Fi access. If you do not have a good Wi-Fi connection at the location you want your charger installed, a Wi-Fi extender can be a good option to extend the range of your existing Wi-Fi network. These are readily available online or from many home electrical outlets.

Is the VCHRGD Seven charger OZEV-compliant?

Yes, the VCHRGD Seven charger is compliant with OZEV's "The Electric Vehicles (Smart Charge Points) Regulations 2021".

Can I claim the OZEV EV chargepoint grant?

The Powerverse offer is only available to homeowners who live in single residential dwellings and have dedicated off-street parking. Currently there is no OZEV grant available for such installations.

What warranty is offered on the VCHRGD Seven charger?

The VCHRGD Seven charger comes with a 3 year warranty as standard.

Installation

What warranty is offered on the installation of the charger?

Installation of the charger by one of our accredited installers comes with a 1 year warranty as standard.

Can I order the Powerverse charger without installation and use my own electrician to install the charger?

We currently only offer our charger with installation included. Our trusted installers will ensure that your charger is installed and commissioned, and give you a quick tour of the Powerverse mobile app, before leaving your property.

How do you know whether a charger can be installed at my home?

Once you've selected your charger and made payment you'll be asked to complete our online home assessment. One of our professional accredited installers will review your responses to check that the charger can be installed at your premises. If they need to ask you any questions, they'll contact you directly.

We recommend you complete the home assessment on your mobile device as you'll need to take and upload a few photos of home's existing electrical installation.

What does 'Standard Installation' include?

Standard Installation, which is included with all purchases, includes the fitting of the VCHRGD Seven charger to a brick or plaster wall up to 1.8 metres high; up to 15m cable run including 5m of white plastic conduit to conceal interior wiring; drilling through a wall up to 500mm thick; and a demo of the charger and Powerverse app before the engineer leaves your premises. We will also install a Type 2 Surge Protection Device as part of our Standard Installation package, which protects your EV charger and EV from a voltage surge at your property. For the full Standard Installation specification, please view the Customer Terms & Conditions here: powerverse.com/home-ev-charger/customer-terms-conditions

What happens if my installation is 'non-Standard'?

If our installers identify that additional works are required to complete your installation, they will provide a quote for this work. This may happen before your installation is scheduled, based on your Digital Home Assessment submission, or on the day of installation if unforeseen additional works are required. You will need to pay for the additional works for the installation to proceed.

In rare cases we may not be able to go ahead with your installation and will therefore refund you in full.

What happens if my local Distribution Network Operator (DNO) needs to upgrade the supply to my home?

Our trusted installers will help you apply for an electrical supply upgrade from your DNO if required to accommodate your Powerverse EV charger. Please be aware that, depending on your DNO's availability, this process usually takes between 4 to 16 weeks. Powerverse is unable to influence this process and we are not able to install your charger until the upgrade is complete. Your DNO will typically upgrade your supply at not cost to you; however, in a small number of circumstances, they may charge to upgrade your supply.

What happens if I need an isolation switch to be installed at my property?

If our installers identify that you need an isolation switch fitted to your property, you will need to contact your energy supplier directly to request one be fitted. An isolation switch is installed alongside your electricity meter and is part of your electricity metering setup. Only specially accredited engineers are authorised to fit an isolation switch; it is not a job that most household electricians are legally permitted to undertake. The vast majority of accredited engineers work for energy suppliers which is why, in most cases, you will need to contact your energy supplier to fit an isolation switch. Depending on their availability, this process usually takes between 2 - 4 weeks. Powerverse is unable to influence this process and we are not able to install your charger until an isolation switch is fitted. Your energy supplier may charge for the supply and installation of your isolation switch.

When can I get my VCHRGD Seven charger installed?

Our trusted installers will contact your directly to organise a suitable installation date.

Will the charger be delivered to my address?

Yes. Your charger will be delivered to your address approximately one week before your confirmed installation date.

How long does the installation take?

A standard installation typically takes 2 - 3 hours.

Who do you use for installations?

We work with a network of professional, OZEV-registered installation engineers around the country.

What happens on the day of my install?

Our installation engineer will arrive at your property ready to install your VCHRGD Seven charger on the scheduled day of installation. On arrival they will survey the installation area to check that the installation can be undertaken safely and in accordance with our 'Standard Installation' criteria. The engineer will typically take 2 - 3 hours to install the charger. They will need to connect your charger to your Wi-Fi network, and use your Wi-Fi network to help you set-up the Powerverse app. Once the charger is installed and the app is set-up, you will be ready to start charging!

The Powerverse App

Is the Powerverse app compatible with Octopus Energy's "Octopus Go", "Agile Octopus" and "Intelligent Octopus Go" time-of-use tariffs?

For customers on the “Octopus Go” tariff, you can use the Powerverse app to manually input the per kWh price information by timeband, before setting the schedule for the times you want to charge. The Powerverse app is not currently integrated with Octopus Energy’s “Octopus Go”, “Agile Octopus” or "Intelligent Octopus" time-of-use tariffs.

What information or data is collected and stored by Powerverse? Who has access to this data?

When you place your order we capture Name, Address, Phone Number and some details as to whether you are a home owner and whether your home has off-street parking. We need this data to determine whether we can serve you and also to be able to assign an installer from our trusted installer network based on your location.

During the Digital Home Assessment, we capture details about your home energy use as well as more technical details about your current electrical installation - including photographs of things such as your consumer unit (fuse box), and the location where you want your charger to be installed. Powerverse and our installation partners use this information to plan your installation and also to determine whether you need to apply to your Distribution Network Operator (DNO) before installation, or possibly have an isolation switch fitted. (See other FAQ entries for information on DNO applications and isolation switches.)

We collect technical information pertaining to each individual charging session - start / stop time, rate of charge (kW), energy added during charging session (kWh). Additionally we capture the total amount of power being accessed by the home. If charging authorisation is enabled then we process each request for authorisation.

Data security is of paramount importance to Powerverse, all data is stored securely, is encrypted in transit and personal data is only accessed by staff when their job role demands it such as, for example, for the purposes of contacting you about your installation, answering a query, or helping to resolve an issue.

Can I lock my charger to prevent unauthorised use?

Yes. You can prevent unauthorised use of your charger by enabling the Secure Charging (Authentication Required) setting in the Powerverse mobile app. Once enabled, you will be prompted to authenticate yourself with the Powerverse mobile app or an RFID card (included with the charger), each time you connect your EV to the charger.

What are RFID cards and how many will I receive with my VCHRGD Seven charger?

The RFID cards which come with your VCHRGD Seven charger provide the ability to authorise charging sessions without logging into the Powerverse app. You do this by touching your RFID card on the RFID reader on the charger. You will receive two RFID cards with your VCHRGD Seven charger.

What version of iOS or Android is needed for the Powerverse app to work?

The minimum version for the Powerverse app to work is iOS 12.4 and Android 6.0.

Can I download the Powerverse app on multiple devices?

Yes. You will be able to access and manage your charger on each device.

Are there any charges for using the app or any particular features?

You will receive access to the features in the Powerverse app for a period of 3 years, or as otherwise specified during sign-up. Prior to the end of the 3-year period, we will aim to contact you regarding options to renew your subscription, which may be subject to a subscription fee.

Is the VCHRGD Seven charger compatible with my solar system?

The VCHRGD Seven is compatible with all solar systems. It can be configured to prioritise sending excess solar energy to your EV instead of exporting it back to the grid.

Can I join Powerverse now and add solar to my home later?

Yes. You can join Powerverse and have the VCHRGD Seven home EV charger installed now, and install solar at a later date.

Customer Support

How do I order my EV charger?

Click the ‘Order Now’ button on our offer page, this page can be found at marketing.powerverse.com. You will be invited to make your discounted purchase online and complete our Digital Home Assessment. The Digital Home Assessment asks questions about your home and your energy use that we need to plan your installation.

Can I contact you if I have any questions about previous Powerverse offers?

Yes! Just email us at hello@powerverse.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

What customer support is offered pre-installation?

We have a dedicated Customer Support team who will respond to any queries or issues you have with the Powerverse app and VCHRGD charger. You can contact the support team via the Powerverse app and we aim to respond as soon as possible.

What customer support is offered post-installation?

We have a dedicated Customer Support team who will respond to any queries or issues you have pre-installation. You can contact the support team via support@powerverse.com; we aim to respond to all enquiries within 48 hours, Monday to Friday.

Where can I review your Terms and Conditions?

You can review our Terms and Conditions here: powerverse.com/home-ev-charger/customer-terms-conditions

Powerverse + VCHRGD - Putting power in your hands

We make energy easy so you can take control

When you join the Powerverse, you're at the start of a journey. One that will see you gain more control over your energy with each innovation of the Powerverse app. From automatically charging your EV with solar when the forecast is right, to switching to a cheaper or lower carbon charging time, to pushing unused energy to battery storage, the Powerverse app will keep you one step ahead of high bills and wasted energy.

 

Ready to join the Powerverse?