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Select your nearest charger which automatically appears on your screen. Alternatively you can search for a charger in the search bar or open the map by selecting find a charge point on the main menu. The next step is to select which charger you wish to use:
You can use our Rapid Chargers on a Pay As You Go basis or as a registered customer. For more information on pricing see our pricing page.
See below our video which explains how to charge your EV using an ESB Energy Rapid Charger.
You must activate your card before use by following the steps below:
Contactless is available across the majority of our chargers in both London and Coventry. Where contactless payment is available, customers will also be able to pay using Apple Pay and Google Pay.
A 50p connection fee is applicable for contactless payments on our London chargers**. There is no connection fee on our Coventry chargers.
ESB Energy is working to have contactless payment available at all of our Rapid Chargers.
** The 50p connection fee does not apply to the following London chargers:
It typically takes 30 minutes to charge at a Rapid Charger.
To maximise the availability of Rapid Chargers for all drivers, we encourage you to complete your session within an hour. After this time, a long stay fee of £10 will apply.
You can select from the following options to narrow your search:
ESB Energy has three types of chargers available which can be filtered:
To avail of free charging, sign up to a PAYG payment plan here. This plan operates on a pre-pay basis, whereby you top up with credit. Credit will be taken from your payment card but will not be used when charging at Birmingham chargers for the duration of the free charging offer. The lowest amount of credit that can be added to an account upon registering is £10. Any credit you load today will continue to be available in full once pay for use is introduced early next year.
Alternatively, you can also ‘charge and go’ by making a once off anonymous transaction at any of our chargers in Birmingham via our EV Plug In app. You will not be charged for the transaction at Birmingham chargers for the duration of the free charging offer.
The EV Plug In app is available to download from the Google Play store, and the Apple App store.
The free charging offer is for a limited time only. Early next year, pay for use will be introduced across the network.
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