Install electric vehicle chargers

for your business use

Are you a business considering installing electric vehicle chargers at your premises for your own business or for your staff?

 Buying an electric vehicle is a great way to differentiate your business, lower transport costs, and enjoy quiet, efficient motoring. If you want to install electric vehicle chargers it is usually a simple process, especially if it is on your own land. Read our how-to-guides for everything you need to know about installing a charger on your land.

Where to get more information and support

The contact page provides a list of contacts at each of the councils in the Central NSW region. These contacts will be able to help navigate the Council approval process required. General information about electric vehicles and charging can be found on the More Resources page. 

EV Charging Toolkit

The Toolkit can help you to decide which charging station/s might be right for your project.

FAQs

Answering a range of common questions about EVs and EV charging

Overview of Charging Station Technologies

A brief overview of charging station technologies that provides a foundation for making decisions on which charging station(s) might be right for your project, covering:

  • Charging services

  • Types/Levels of chargers

  • Charger Terminology and Descriptions

  • Charger Design and Features

  • Management software and billing services

 

Overview of Charging System Installation Process

A list of actions to guide you through the installation process from site inspection to commission.

Application of EV charging Infrastructure (Charger Types)

Electric vehicle charging stations take many shapes and sizes, and this overview will help you decide what type of charging station is best suited to your charging needs.

Overview of Charger Operational Models

An operator can derive value from a commercial charge station in a variety of ways, and this information may help you decide how to operate your charging station, covering:

  • Value creation

  • Sources of revenue

  • Charge station operation

 

EV Charger Risk/Hazard Matrix

Installing an EV charger is not without risk. This risk/hazard matrix will help you identify the main risks and how to minimise them across the following categories. 

  • Financial

  • Safety

  • Business Productivity

  • Operational

  • Reputation

  • Legal / Regulatory​

 

Site Selection Matrix

The site selection matrix can be used to quantify the feasibility of a potential site for. Simply score each site against the functional and technical criteria set out in the tool and it will output a score and rating. This can be used to help understand the suitability of your business site for charging or to compare a number of potential commercial charge station sites in an objective way.


Approval Process Guide and Flowcharts

Use the guide and flowcharts to help you provide the council or relevant authority with the right information when seeking approval for a charging station installation.The approval process for a given project will depend on the land use, ownership and scale of the electric vehicle charging station. Use this set of approval process flowcharts as a guide to help you provide the Council with the right information when seeking approval for the charge station installation.

Procurement and installation Planning Checklist

This checklist comprises a step-by-step guide to procurement and installation of your charging station.

Charge Station Signage Guide

Publicly accessible charging stations should be easy to find, with clear signage directing EV drivers to the car park and specific charging bays within. The charge station signage guide provides considerations that may be useful in planning signage for your project.