Charging Your Electric Vehicle

The ChargePlace Scotland network offers a range of options for charging your Electric Vehicle (EV) in Scotland. The network offers both slow and fast charging options and is compatible with many different types of EVs.


Can all Electric Vehicle chargers on the ChargePlace Scotland network be accessed for free?
While 90% of Electric Vehicle chargers on the ChargePlace Scotland network can be accessed for free, we recommend checking the “Price” section for the charge point you wish to use in the more information page of our live map before starting a charging session.
Which Electric Vehicles are compatible with the ChargePlace Scotland network?
Most Electric Vehicles are compatible with the ChargePlace Scotland network, although some older chargers may struggle to charge newer vehicles. Members should always ensure the charger and cable they are using is compatible with their vehicle before attempting to start a charging session.
How do I use the chargers on the ChargePlace Scotland network?
To use the chargers on the ChargePlace Scotland network, you will first need to wake the chargers by using your RFID card to activate the unit, then place the charging cable into your vehicle charging socket and start the charging session.
Why is my Electric Vehicle not charging as fast as I expected on the ChargePlace Scotland network?
If your Electric Vehicle is not charging as fast as you expected on the ChargePlace Scotland network, this is likely to be caused by the charging cable or the connector you are using. If you frequently experience this issue, please use our fault reporting form to provide more information so we can investigate this further.

Do you have a question about accessing the network that hasn’t been answered on this page?
Please use our contact form to let us know.

Get the latest network news!

Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date with the latest developments across the network. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Sign up now