- Dec 15, 2020
- Reaction score
- MG5 EV
Hi Stuart please check my posting #16This is a list of the main networks providing rapid chargers in the UK and Ireland correct as of 28/02/2021. The list is aimed at people wanting CCS rapid (50kW+) chargers for use by the majority of EV cars.
Network Cost/kWh Locations Notes Alfa Power £0.33 North England RFID card, smartphone app, or QR code. £.25 with app. Be.EV Free Greater Manchester Currently free BP Pulse £0.30 Nationwide £.42 for Ultra-rapids. Cheaper with BP Pulse membership, Formerly Polar ChargePlace Scotland Varies Scotland Often free. Requires RFID or smartphone app & £20/year membership ecarni Free Northern Ireland Free but requires RFID Ecotricity £0.30 Nationwide Requires smartphone app. £.15/kWh for Ecotricity (energy supplier) customers. Engie Free West Yorkshire Free until October 2021. Requires RFID, smartphone app or website access. £9 for the RFID card ESB ecars €0.31 Repulic of Ireland Requires RFID or smartphone app. €4.60/month membership gives slightly cheaper cost/kWh ESB Energy £0.30 London and Coventry Coventry is £.29 GeniePoint £0.30 Nationwide Free in West Yorkshire until October 2021. Connection fee £1 or £1.80 within M25. Requires RFID or smartphone app. £9 for the RFID card Instavolt £0.35 Nationwide Ionity £0.69 Nationwide 350kW chargers. RFID card, smartphone app, or QR code. Cheaper if you own one of a number of specific brands of EV Osprey £0.36 Nationwide Formerly Engenie. Older units charge £6 per session instead of /kWh Podpoint £0.23 Nationwide Price varies. Usually £.23. Some free, some £.27. Usually in supermarket car parks Shell Recharge £0.39 Nationwide Swarco E.Connect £0.30 Nationwide Price varies. Requires RFID or smartphone app. Some contactless Tesla £0.26 Nationwide Only work with Tesla cars. Some older cars have lifetime free supercharging.
Please reply with any suggested corrections/additions.
Also if you wish to leave feedback for any of the above networks (except Tesla as this is an MG forum), please click on the network name above and vote in the poll in their customer satisfaction thread.