GeniePoint Network

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Operated by ChargePoint Services, GeniePoint is a national charging network with particular responsibility for both the Hampshire and Cornwall regions, and rapid chargers in Cumbria.

There is no cost to register for the network, and GeniePoint has a simple tariff scale, with only a few regional exceptions. Most charge points have a connection fee followed by a cost per kWh, though there are some free units available. GeniePoint also offers RFID card or smartphone app access to customers.

How much does the GeniePoint network cost?

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Membership cost: Free to register

Free app download – £9 fee for RFID card

Cost per charge:
30p/kWh for Type 2 units – 7kW & 22 kW – plus 50p connection fee

30p/kWh for rapid units – plus £1 connection fee

London units – within M25 – have an increased connection fee of £1.80, but charging costs remain at 30p/kWh and no change to Type 2 points

Cumbrian units have no connection fee, just the standard price per kWh used.

 

How to use the GeniePoint network

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Access to GeniePoint units is made via either RFID card or app. All units can be accessed via the app which is free, with a one off cost for the RFID card. Bank account details are registered to either set-up to charge fees too.

GeniePoint allows any RFID card to be registered to access the network’s points, including TfL’s Oyster card and those from other networks. There is also an emergency access option which allows EV drivers to charge from one of the network’s points without first registering. A premium SMS message stops and starts the charging process in this situation.

Finding GeniePoint on Zap-Map

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All GeniePoint charge points can be found on Zap-Map by using the network filter. This can be used on the desktop and mobile apps, and displays only those points available to use by GeniePoint customers.

Charging types and speeds can be filtered too, showing only those points that are compatible with users’ cars.

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Accessing points on other networks

The GeniePoint app and RFID cards only work on the network’s points, with no cross-network compatibility available. To use other network points, drivers must first follow the same processes as any other customer.
 

About GeniePoint

GeniePoint’s parent company ChargePoint Services provides charge points to public, workplace and private sectors, and has around 100 units on its public network. This means that more than 200 connectors are available for customers to use, with most being connectors for either fast or rapid units.

 


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3 comment on “GeniePoint Network

  1. Profile photo of DaddyDaddy

    I’ve had my Leaf for 7 months now and love it. I use my home charging point 99% of the time, and am starting to use the confusing myriad of charging points around the south. I’ve registered with various free and charging networks, and am currently charging on a Genie charging point in Romsey which was easy to register on, buy credits and start a charge. I paid a £1.30 connection fee and am being charged 30p per kilowatt used, but what does that equate to in percentage of electricity used etc?
    Thanks,
    Simon.

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3 comment on “GeniePoint Network

  1. Profile photo of DaddyDaddy

    I’ve had my Leaf for 7 months now and love it. I use my home charging point 99% of the time, and am starting to use the confusing myriad of charging points around the south. I’ve registered with various free and charging networks, and am currently charging on a Genie charging point in Romsey which was easy to register on, buy credits and start a charge. I paid a £1.30 connection fee and am being charged 30p per kilowatt used, but what does that equate to in percentage of electricity used etc?
    Thanks,
    Simon.

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