Leading the Charge: How Aptus is Driving the Adoption of EV Charging Points

At a time when sustainability and green technologies are no longer optional but imperative, the demand for Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure is skyrocketing. For property developers, this presents not just a challenge but an opportunity for impactful innovation. 

This comprehensive guide aims to shed light on the pivotal role that Aptus plays in facilitating the widespread adoption of EV charging points in the United Kingdom. Here, we will explore what EV charging points are, why they are crucial in combating climate change, and how Aptus is steering this positive transformation.


What Are EV Charging Points?

Electric Vehicle (EV) charging points serve as essential infrastructure units to recharge electric vehicles, effectively the ‘fuel stations’ of the future. As a housebuilder, installing reliable and convenient EV charging points in new residential developments is not just an added amenity but a future-proof investment in sustainable living.


Why Are EV Charging Points Important?

The urgency to combat climate change and reduce emissions has never been greater. Transitioning to electric vehicles is a significant step towards a greener future, and this transition hinges on the availability of reliable and convenient EV charging points. These units are vital for encouraging people to switch from fossil fuel-powered vehicles to electric ones.


How Is Aptus Leading the Charge in EV Charging Point Adoption?

At Aptus, we are more than just a multi-utility company. We are leaders in the fast-evolving landscape of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Utilising our expertise in the utility sector, we help property developers, local councils, and businesses to implement robust and efficient charging networks. 

From the initial site surveys to installation and maintenance, Aptus provides a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to make the transition to electricity as seamless as possible.


What EV Services Does Aptus Offer?

We are proud to offer OZEV-approved, tailored EV charging solutions to meet the unique needs of each project. Our services encompass:

  • Site Assessment – To determine the most suitable types and locations for EV chargers
  • Design & Planning – Customised solutions to align with existing infrastructure
  • Installation & Commissioning – Ensuring a safe, efficient set-up
  • Maintenance – Regular checks and upkeep to ensure ongoing reliability

Find out more about our complete range of EV services here.


What Are the Benefits of Using Aptus for EV Charging Point Installation?

Choosing the right partner for your EV charging point installation is crucial for a seamless, efficient, and future-proof setup. Aptus stands out as the go-to choice, offering a blend of expertise, customisation, and comprehensive service that caters to the specific needs of each project.

  • Leveraging unmatched expertise in utilities for seamless project managementWith years of experience in the utilities sector, Aptus brings unparalleled expertise in project management to every engagement.
  • Tailoring solutions to your specific needs – We recognise that every project is unique, offering customised solutions that perfectly align with our clients’ requirements.
  • Your one-stop-shop for all things EV charging – From the initial planning phase to ongoing post-installation maintenance, Aptus provides a comprehensive service, streamlining all your EV charging needs into one convenient package.


eon drive ev chargerCase Study – E.ON Drive Project in Lancashire

In a partnership with E.ON Drive, a leading electric utility company, Aptus effectively established a new EV charging network in Lancashire. This project showcased our ability to integrate smart charging solutions that offer residents real-time monitoring and user-friendly access. Learn more about this success story here.


What Does the Future Hold for EV Charging Points in the UK?

The UK’s electric vehicle (EV) sector is poised for a significant transformation driven by governmental policy, technological innovation, and an increasing societal focus on environmental sustainability. 

Following the UK government’s updated strategy* to eliminate new sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2035, the emphasis is increasingly on the essential role of electric vehicles and the supporting charging infrastructure.


Why Are Public-Private Collaborations Crucial for EV Infrastructure?

Partnerships between utility companies, tech firms, and local governments are becoming more common, aimed at solving logistical and technical challenges. Companies like Aptus are at the forefront of such partnerships, providing scalable and future-proof EV charging solutions

These collaborations will ensure the seamless integration of charging stations into existing and future energy grids.


What Technological Innovations Are Making EV Charging Easier for Residents?

It is not just about having more chargers but smarter, faster ones. Technologies like ultra-fast charging, wireless charging, and app-controlled smart charging stations enhance the user experience, making it easier and more convenient for residents to own and operate electric vehicles.


How Will Widespread EV Adoption Impact the Housing Sector?

The surge in electric vehicle adoption creates a wealth of opportunities in related sectors such as renewable energy, battery production, and smart grid solutions. For housebuilders, this means new job opportunities and an expansion into the emerging market of sustainable, tech-enabled homes.


How Aptus Can Help You Get Ahead of the Curve

Partnering with Aptus positions you at the forefront of the shift toward electric mobility. Our cutting-edge technology and full range of multi-utility services ensure your residential development projects are not just up to current standards but set the benchmark for future sustainable living.

If you’re considering incorporating EV charging points in your next housing project, Aptus is not just a service provider but a committed partner in your journey towards sustainability. Contact us today to discuss how we can help make your vision a reality.



“Government Sets out Path to Zero Emission Vehicles by 2035.” GOV.UK, www.gov.uk/government/news/government-sets-out-path-to-zero-emission-vehicles-by-2035. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023. 

Published on 16th October 2023

Adrian Cunningham

Adrian Cunningham

Technical Manager

Adrian Cunningham leads the Technical Management division at Aptus, specialising in Electrical Engineering within the Street Lighting & Utilities sector. He has demonstrated expertise in Electrical Estimating, Electrical Design, Contract Management, and Project Planning.

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