Mer charging network costs
Fast devices: 56p/kWh
Rapid devices: 72p/kWh
Access is via Zap-Pay, app, web portal and RFID card, with contactless payment offered on selected charge points. The Mer public network has a set fee per kWh. Prices may vary when Mer operates the chargers on behalf of certain district or borough councils.
To discover how much it will cost to charge an EV from a Mer charge point, head to Zapmap’s Public Charging Calculator. This allows you to select any new or used plug-in vehicle, and tailor elements – such as electricity cost and charge required – for personalised results.
You can use Zap-Pay to pay for your charging sessions at any Mer charge points.
Zap-Pay is the simple way to pay for charging within the Zapmap app. Select the charger you'd like to use within the app (a helpful Zap-Pay will pop up in a banner) and start your charging session at the press of a button.
You can check on the status of your charge at any time to see the estimated cost and the charge time remaining.
VAT receipts for all charging sessions are stored within the app, and can be accessed at any time to download to your device.
How to use Mer charge points
Access to the Mer network is made via Zap-Pay, network app, web portal, RFID card and contactless payment (on some chargers). Payment is taken from a credit or debit card linked to the customer’s account (monthly billing for registered customers) – or the specified bank card for guest users – after the charging session is complete.
Where are Mer charge points located?
All Mer points can be found on Zapmap by using the network filter. This can be used on the desktop and mobile apps, and displays only those points operated by Mer.
Charging types and speeds can be filtered too, showing only those points that are compatible with users’ cars.
Select 'Filters' -> 'Networks' -> 'Mer' to view only Mer charge points.
Customer services: 020 3884 2768
Further contact information can be found on the Mer website.
How does Mer compare to other networks in terms of pricing?
Zapmap monitors the prices of charging on the public network and reports on the prices charged by the top 10* rapid charging networks. The prices are updated on a monthly basis here: Rapid Charging: Top 10 Network Pricing
The price to charge an electric vehicle (EV) on the public charging network can vary substantively, and prices are increasing due to current issues in the energy market.
Updated on a monthly basis, the Zapmap Price Index shows the difference in prices paid depending on the type of charger and will also track how this is changing over time.
Mer is a European EV charging company owned by Norwegian renewable energy supplier Statkraft. Mer operates fast and rapid public EV charge points. The company acquired Gronn Kontakt UK in 2021 and Elmtronics in 2022. The European EV charging company owned by Norwegian renewable energy supplier Statkraft. Mer operates fast and rapid public EV charge points.