UK to get world’s largest rapid charging and battery network
May 22, 2018: A new £1.6 billion programme will see the world’s largest battery energy storage network rolled out in the UK, supporting rapid EV charging hubs across the country. Plans announced by Pivot Power include a 2 GW network of grid-scale batteries built, which...
Dundee rolls out charging hubs
May 21, 2018: Four new EV rapid chargers and three new 22 kW fast units have been installed in Dundee to help support electric taxi use in the city. Installed by eVolt for Dundee City Council, as part of the city’s Go Ultra Low Cities...
InstaVolt agrees Certas Energy deal
May 17, 2018: InstaVolt is in the process of installing its rapid charge points at Certas Energy forecourts, after agreeing a nationwide deal with the fuel company that will see the rapid charging specialist further expand its network. InstaVolt is one of the fastest growing...
Nissan Energy Solar available now
May 16, 2018: Nissan Energy Solar has now gone on sale in the UK, with the integrated home energy system starting at a little under £4,000. The set-up is quoted at enabling customers to save up to 66% on their energy bills, and packages everything...
Zap-Map enables electric vehicle (EV) drivers to locate, navigate to and update charge points for the benefit of the EV community. Take a look at the map or download the app to find charge points near you or on your typical journey. Zap-Map also provides information on charging points and electric vehicles to help you make best use of your EV or PHEV – see below for more.
Charging your EV
Thinking about going electric and want to know about charging? Take a look at our handy charging guide which covers connector types and speeds, charging at home, on the public network and provides a charging overview for most EVs.
Home charging calculator
Use our new tool to find out how much it will cost and how long it will take to charge an electric vehicle at home. Try the companion “Public Charging Calculator” to see costs to charge when you are out and about.
With around 60 different electric models available in the UK, more than 130,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of over 5,000 locations, 2018 is a great time to go electric. The next few years will see yet more EV models launched in the UK by all the major car and van manufacturers.
Zap-Map is focused on providing the best possible information to support the growing EV community. Users can submit a new charge point for inclusion on Zap-Map and report an issue with an existing unit. Join the Zap-Map Community and share with other users your EV experience. We welcome feedback on any EV or charge point issue.
EV Charging at Home or Work
There are various suppliers and government schemes available to help you obtain a charge point for your home or work place. The Zap-Map guide provides info on all the latest deals and products available for home or work charging.
Choosing an Electric Vehicle
Ready to make the move to an electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid? There are now many different models on the market with more coming in 2018. The Zap-Map EV buying guide will help you decide whether an electric car is right for you.