Rapid Charging: Top 10 Network Pricing

Zap-Map monitors the prices of charging on the public network and reports on the prices charged by the top 10* rapid charging networks below. The prices are updated on a monthly basis.

In addition to tracking prices by network, Zap-Map produces a Quarterly Price Index, EV charging statistics, EV sales data  and offers a variety of insight reports as well as the annual EV Charging Survey, designed to assist organisations of all types in making the switch to electric vehicles. Please get in touch for more information on data_requests@zap-map.com.

Please note that third parties can use this data provided the source is clearly attributed to Zap-Map, any graphs include the Zap-Map logo, and a link is added back to www.zap-map.com in the body of the article. The data must be strictly copied and updated manually, no automated data collection can be applied in any form. The data can only be published in its original state and without any modifications.


What’s the price of charging an electric car on the top 10 rapid charging networks?

You can see the prices charged by the top 10 public rapid charging networks in the infographic below. In December, the prices varied from 40p/kWh to 79p/kWh, with some networks charging more for ultra-rapid charging.


rapid charging prices: top 10 network pricing

Currently the MFG EV Power and Osprey networks have the highest price at 79p/kWh, followed by GeniePoint and InstaVolt.

At present the cheapest network is ChargePlace Scotland, where EV drivers are still able to charge for free at many locations, but where charges are applicable they can be up to £1/kWh.


How are rapid charging prices changing over time?

To simplify the pricing landscape and present the overall price paid by EV drivers to charge on the public network, Zap-Map produces a Quarterly Price Index from the data collected to drive the Zap-Map app.

The Quarterly Price Index shows how the weighted average price to charge an electric car on the public charging network varies over time.


*The Top 10 Rapid/Ultra-Rapid networks (rapid 25-99kW and ultra-rapid 100kW+) according to market share by number of public devices across the UK. See our EV charging statistics page for more information on device numbers per network.

Please note that third parties can use this data provided the source is clearly attributed to Zap-Map, any graphs include the Zap-Map logo, and a link is added back to www.zap-map.com in the body of the article. The data must be strictly copied and updated manually, no automated data collection can be applied in any form. The data can only be published in its original state and without any modifications.