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Access to this guideline has been sponsored by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA), who recognise the significance electricity and the role EVs will play in our connected future. This is of particular importance to non-technical audiences and to that end, public access to a PDF copy of the publicly available specification (PAS) is available online,  at no charge.

SNZ PAS 6011:2021 Electric vehicle (EV) chargers for residential use (external link)

SNZ PAS 6011: Electric vehicle (EV) chargers for residential applications is targeted exclusively at plug-in type EVs and has been prepared by representatives from the motor vehicle industry, electrical engineering, energy retailers and transport sectors, as a collation of best-practice advice for New Zealand consumers on the charging and installation of EV chargers at residential premises. The objective of this publicly available specification, is to provide consumers with clear and simple guidance on how to safely, and cost effectively charge an EV in the home. This document also covers key aspects that equipment installers need to consider, prior to the installation of an EV charger in a residential environment.

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Last updated: 31 March 2021