EV Charger Installation Sydney, NSW: Costs & Info

Young woman at an EV Charging Installation in Sydney - using smartphone to operate EV Charger

This post delves into the key points you need to know about installing an EV charger in Sydney, from installation considerations, costs, grants and solutions for apartment buildings.

Costs to Install a Home EV Charger in Sydney

When it comes to installing a single AC electric vehicle charger in Sydney, installation costs can range greatly between $500 to $2,000 excluding the cost of the EV charger. 

This range of pricing will depend on factors such as:

  • Distance from the EV charge point to your main switchboard and cable pathway
  • Indoor or outdoor installation
  • Capabilities of the EV charger being installed (solar monitoring, load balancing, 3 phase etc.)
  • If you are in a regional area then there may be travel costs required

There are more factors to consider if you are looking to install an EV charger in a commercial setting or in an apartment building.

Grants for Installing EV Chargers in Sydney, NSW

The NSW government has various grant programs to incentivise the uptake of public EV chargers in Sydney including the Kerbsite Charging Grant and the Destination Charging Grant

For apartment dwellers, there is also up to $80,000 per building available in the EV Ready Buildings Grant to install the backbone infrastructure required to enable apartment owners to install EV chargers in their parking bays.

If you are a homeowner looking to install an EV Charger at your home, we encourage you to check with your local council. For example, the Randwick Council offers a rebate of up to $250 for a household to install an EV Charger.

How Much Does It Cost To Charge an EV in Sydney

Note: Some energy suppliers are offering a super off-peak rate for EV charging, whilst they can’t be seen on energymadeeasy.com we suggest doing your own research to see if one of these EV energy plans would suit the usage of your home.

CarBattery CapacityOff Peak Electricity RateTotal Cost to Charge EVRange (WLTP)Cost per 100kmAnnual Cost
Tesla model 3 (RWD)57.5 kWh 25c$14.38513km$2.80$372.4
BYD Atto 3 (Std range)49.9 kWh25c$12.48345km$3.62$481.5
Hyundai Ioniq (Std range)54.0 kWh25c$13.5384km$3.52$468.2


  • Based on the nameplate range advertised for the vehicle
  • Off-peak electricity rate is taken from most attractive plans on energymadeeasy.gov.au
  • 13,300 km driven per year

EV Charger Installers in Sydney

EV Charger Installer in Sydney working on Switchboard

When installing an EV charger it is important to find an electrical company that has the right experience with the EV Charger you are looking to install and are experienced in safely installing EV chargers.

To make life easy for you, Solar Choice has vetted a trusted network of EV charger installers throughout Sydney. We check the experience of each installer in our network and validate their electrical contractors licence is current.

For a personalized quote tailored to your needs, simply click the link below and take the first step towards your own EV charging station.

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Apartment EV Charger Installation in Sydney

Living in an apartment doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the EV revolution. We’ve crafted a comprehensive guide on how to get EV chargers installed at your apartment complex.

This guide addresses common challenges and provides actionable advice for navigating discussions with body corporates and property managers, ensuring that EV charging is accessible to all.

Example of an EV Charger Installation in Sydney

Example of EV Charger Installation in Sydney - Ocular Charging

This is an example of an Ocular EV Charger that has been installed at EVSE’s warehouse in Sydney. We used this installation to complete our video review of Ocular Chargers.

This charger was wall-mounted and can service 2 different parking bays. This is a 3-phase model and can charge up to 22kW AC.

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