Electric vehicle (EV)

“The UK electric vehicle (EV) charging market is at a crossroads, with multiple businesses offering diverse charging solutions and many new entrants to the market. Strategic challenges lie ahead for energy providers as the electric vehicle revolution continues to gather pace.”

Richard Shearer, Managing Director

The UK Government’s ambition is to end the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2030. Recent research suggests the UK will need 28,000 more public charge points for the estimated seven million EV’s that will be on the road by 2030. With battery life and performance measures improving, adoption rates are increasing and alongside this needs to come a convenient and affordable charging infrastructure.

With an increasing number of EV drivers requiring publicly accessible charge points to top up or recharge, the roll out of an EV charging infrastructure needs to be strategic and planned. Approximately one third of UK households cannot install a home charge point due to not having a driveway or garage; ultimately this will be a limit on adoption. We can help charge point operators (CPOs) when it comes to installing large-scale EV charging infrastructure.

We will install nationwide, working on all scales: From Low Voltage (LV) connections for EV chargers at the workplace, supermarkets, bus or fleet Infrastructure or leisure chains through to High Voltage substations for rapid chargers and supercharging stations.

Contact us to talk about your EV charging network requirements.

How Green Frog Connect can help with your electric vehicle grid connection

Green Frog Connect can provide a full turn solution installation service for electric vehicle (EV) chargers. We can assist with the grid application process with your incumbent DNO, apply for or manage on your behalf. We can design and install the electrical connection. Our civils and electrical engineers can also install and commission any type of charge points ultra rapid, rapid, fast, and slow, providing a hassle-free, turnkey solution including any liaison with councils and highways for S50 consent (street works, opening license as required).

One of the most experienced energy connection specialists in the UK, we can assist with: 

Grid Application

We can work with you to discuss grid connection and challenge the DNO. The team have years of experience dealing with DNOs, understanding the impact of statement of works/modification applications on a project.

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Design Services

We can provide a full design service for your site including civil and Electrical Design. We work together with clients and stakeholders to produce innovative design solutions.

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Principal Designer Services

We have an in-house team of Design Engineers, along with a RoSPA Award winning Health and Safety Management System, to provide our clients with a Principal Designer service. We are able to assist our clients on all aspects of CDM Regulations.

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Power Engineering Studies

Our highly experienced team of Design Engineers can carry out Power System studies for our clients. Carrying out these studies in house can help reduce lead times and ensure that all designs are fully optimised.

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ICP services

As an Independent Connection Provider (ICP) we can design, procure and build your grid connection. We are accredited to design and construct grid connections up to and including 132kV.

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EPC contractor

We can provide a full Engineering Procurement and Construction Contract (EPC) for your scheme where Green Frog Connect carry out the role of Principal contractor. Many of our clients benefit from this approach as it reduces handover times and cost.

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We can provide an Operations and Maintenance programme for our clients or provide advice on what maintenance programmes are required.

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The Green Frog Connect process

Process step 1: Initial consultation

1. Following an initial consultation, clients send through a site layout and any existing grid connection offer. 

Process step 2: Quotation

2. We will review within an appropriate and agreed timescale and issue a site specific quotation for services requested; our quotation can either be a simple budget quote, or we can include some high level design work if more detail is required at this stage.

Process step 3: Contracts signed

3. Once you have reviewed and accepted our quotation, we’ll sign contracts before commencing any work.

Process step 4: Design and construction

4. We’ll proceed with design and subsequent construction works in line with the project programme agreed.

Process step 5: Project completed

5. Once the project is completed and commissioned, we’ll hand it over to you to run.

Process step 6: Operations and maintenance

6. We can assist with O&M services through the project lifecycle and even with decommissioning once your site is no longer required.