Benefits of Driving an Electric Car in Ireland

Wednesday 18th October 2023

In the past couple of years, Ireland has taken phenomenal steps towards a more sustainable future. In shaping a greener tomorrow, technology has advanced to the development of electric cars to combact the reality of climate change and the need to reduce carbon emissions. These innovative vehicles are not transforming the way we move but also reshaping the enviromental landscape of the Emerald Isle. Electric cars offer numerous benefits in Ireland, as they do in many other countries. Some of the key advantages of electric vehicles (EVs) in include:

Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions:
Electric cars produce zero tailpipe emissions, helping to combat climate change and improve air quality. In Ireland, where a significant portion of electricity comes from renewable sources like wind and solar, electric cars have a lower carbon footprint compared to traditional petrol or diesel vehicles.

Lower Operating Costs:
The cost of electricity is generally lower than that of petrol or diesel, resulting in lower fueling expenses. Additionally, EVs have fewer moving parts and require less maintenance, leading to potential long-term cost savings for owners.

Government Incentives:
The Irish government has implemented various incentives to promote electric vehicle adoption. These may include grants for purchasing an EV, reduced motor tax, toll discounts, and access to bus lanes, making electric cars more affordable and attractive for consumers. You can read more about these government incentives here.

Noise Reduction:
Electric cars are quieter than their internal combustion engine counterparts, contributing to reduced noise pollution in urban areas and making for a more pleasant driving experience.

Improved Air Quality:
Since EVs do not emit pollutants like nitrogen oxides or particulate matter, their adoption can lead to improved air quality, especially in densely populated areas

Check out our selection in EV chargers instore and online at Wesco Electrical Ltd. 

Zappi EV, leading the drive in Ireland.

The Zappi EV charger is an innovative electric vehicle (EV) charging solution by myenergi. It is a smart, eco-friendly charging station that offers various features to optimize the charging process for EV owners. Here are some key features and benefits of the Zappi EV charger:

Eco Mode: 
The Zappi charger has an eco mode that allows users to charge their EVs using surplus energy from their solar panels or other renewable energy sources. It can intelligently adjust the charging rate based on the available green energy, making it an environmentally friendly choice.

Fast Charging: 
Zappi charger is capable of providing fast charging speeds for compatible electric vehicles, ensuring quick and efficient charging sessions.

Smart Charging: 
Zappi is equipped with smart charging technology that enables it to schedule charging during off-peak hours when electricity rates are lower, saving users money on their charging costs.

Dynamic Load Balancing: 
With dynamic load balancing capabilities, Zappi can distribute available power among multiple EV chargers and other appliances in the home, preventing overloading of the electrical system.

LED Display: 
The charger features a clear LED display that provides real-time charging data, including power usage, charging status, and any adjustments made during the charging process.

Zappi is designed to work with a wide range of electric vehicles, making it a versatile choice for EV owners with different vehicle models.

User-Friendly Interface: 
The Zappi charger offers an intuitive and user-friendly interface, making it easy for EV owners to set preferences, monitor charging sessions, and adjust settings as needed.

Integration with myenergi Hub: 
The charger can be integrated with the myenergi Hub, allowing users to monitor and control their charging station remotely through a smartphone app.

Learn even more about the Zappi Charger on the My Energi website here or get in touch with our experienced staff instore 

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