UK NATIONAL AND REGIONAL PUBLIC CHARGING NETWORKS PART 1

CHARGE YOUR CAR

 

Charge Your Car (CYC) is EV charge points national network. They operate  over 2000 charging points. Some of them are free to use where others have a tariff ( Pay As you Go ). You can start charging by swipe CYC card or by CAP mobile App. 

Registration is £20 and credit your account with £20 which can be used when you charge your car using Tariff charging points. Charge Your Car Swipe Card cost additional £20 and it is valid for a year.  You do not need the swipe card as you can use CYC mobile app

POLAR NETWORK

 

The Polar network is owned by Chargemater PLC, and it is the largest of all the networks in the UK. They operate more than 4000 charging points. 

You can have an access to POLAR network by: an mobile app. You need to load your account with  min £20 credit. There is an admin fee of £1.20 for all charges.  The 13 amp chargers  costs £1 per hour. To use a Type 2 charger (7 KW) you will be charged £1.5 per hour and charging by  rapid charging point costs £6.                  


ECOTRICITY

Ecotricity's charging network is called ‘the Ecotricity Electric Highway’. They own and operate over 150 rapid chargers. They are fully free of charge! The points are located along the UK motorways. Members of Source London, Source East, GMEV, Source West, , Plugged In Midlands or Charge Your Car you can use Ecotricity charging points points for free.    Rapid chargers (most operated by Ecotricity) are marked in violet colour at our MAP

 

TESLA SUPERCHARGER NETWORK

Tesla commenced the project of building Supercharger Network in 2014. Superchargers are designed for Tesla cars only. According to Tesla 120kW Supercharger gives Tesla Model S a 50% charge  ( ca. 130 miles in range) in 15-20 minutes.