Smart charging for motorcycles: a Zen approach

a harley davidson livewire being charged

Nigel Morris, Head of Business Development at Solar Analytics, is a man who's been living the electric motorcycle dream for an entire decade. He's currently a proud owner of a Harley Davidson Livewire and it's been one thrilling ride.

Nigel has always been clever with his energy costs, using solar power to charge up his bike and taking advantage of free charging spots on the go. As a result, he's saved a whopping $3,000 annually and a total of $30,000 over the past decade! This is in addition to the $800 per year he saved by switching energy plans with solar. How about that for smart savings?

But the savings don't stop there, with 120,000km of electric motorcycle glory under his belt, Nigel can attest to the pure joy and exhilaration of cruising down the road on an electric bike. And he's got a tip for anyone thinking of making the switch - harness the power of the sun, it's a game-changer.

To charge his Livewire, Nigel uses Wallbox Pulsar Plus, an EV charge controller, and ChargeHQ, software that reduces charging costs via smart charging from solar or off-peak energy. The installation was a breeze and now, he can monitor his usage, costs and current status with the Wallbox app. 

ChargeHQ takes it to the next level by connecting various devices and allowing Nigel to set the perfect time and price point to charge his bike, using excess solar power. He's convinced that this is the future of all solar and EV systems, making charging decisions easier and more cost-effective.

a harley davidson liverwire with white background

Nigel also uses a Solar Analytics app to keep track of his electric motorcycle charging and predict his bills, but there are plenty of ways to keep energy costs down. He'll tell you, it's all worth it for the cost savings and peace of mind. 

For more of Nigel’s story on smart motorcycle charging, head over to SolarQuotes for the full article.

If you’re thinking about getting a solar system to charge your EV, get a quote and make sure to include Solar Analytics.

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