Actavo homecharge - techbuzzireland

Actavo, a leading international infrastructure operations partner, headquartered in Dublin, has launched its first-ever direct-to-consumer offering, Actavo HomeCharge, specialising in the installation of electric vehicle (EV) chargers in homes. The new service is available to customers nationwide and leverages Actavo’s over 40 years of experience in managing In-Home installations for leading brands, as well as its expertise in installing EV charge points in Ireland and the UK.

All of the chargers offered by the company are smart EV chargers, which allow consumers to manage their car charging from a mobile app and avail of the best tariffs. In addition, all of the EV chargers in the Actavo HomeCharge product range qualify for the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) grant of up to €600 for home charging units, which is available to homeowners regardless of whether they currently own an electric car.

Actavo’s In-Home team of over 500 service engineers, customer service staff, and technicians, currently carries out over 40,000 home visits per month under household brands such as Sky, SIRO, Virgin Media, and Prepay Power.  In a new departure, under the Actavo HomeCharge brand, a nationwide team of highly experienced electricians is being deployed to roll out this new service directly to consumers across the country.

Brian Kelly, CEO of Actavo said: “Actavo is delighted to launch its new EV Charge division, HomeCharge. This is an exciting opportunity for the company in the rapidly growing market for Electric Vehicle chargers. We will be leveraging the talent and expertise of one of the country’s largest and most experienced in-home installation teams, in our first-ever direct-to-consumer offering.

As electric vehicles become more and more ubiquitous, the demand for the installation of smart EV chargers in the home will increase at a fast pace in the coming years. We believe this offering will benefit consumers as it provides a fast, reliable, nationwide service from an expert team and it also speaks to Actavo’s commitment to operate sustainably, as we increase our focus on sustainable practices and services.”

According to the Central Statistics Office, In the first seven months of 2022, 21% of all new cars licensed for the first time were electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles compared with 14% in the same period in 2021.

Actavo HomeCharge will facilitate the installation of a wide range of EV chargers, compatible with all major electric car brands.

By Jim O Brien/CEO

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