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What is an EV?
What does an EV charging station do?
Is it dangerous?
How will I activate the station and pay for services received?
You will be able to activate and pay for services using your credit or debit card through contactless payment system on the charging station or with a mobile phone application. There will be no facilities for cash payments.
Will I need to pre-register to use the service?
Will I need to bring my own cable?
What will be the electricity output of EV charging stations?
Will I have to pay to parking fees at the EV charging station?
Yes. For on-street parking, the parking fee will be in line with the surrounding parking controls. Within UPark car parks, existing UPark fees will apply.
How will the proposed cost compare to home charging?
The cost to run an EV depends on where you live and the capacity of your vehicle battery. For example, it takes around 18 kWh to travel 100km in an average EV. With a residential electricity price per kilowatt hour (kWh) of about $0.40 it will cost approximately $7.20 in electricity charges to travel 100km.
This compares to a cost of $1.80 (off-peak) or $3.60 (peak) based on the proposed fees for using a City of Adelaide 22kW AC charging service or $8.10 for a City of Adelaide 50kW DC fast charging service.
How many charging stations will the City of Adelaide be providing?
In October 2016, the City of Adelaide announced that it will be installing at least 40 EV charging stations. 34 EV charging stations will be installed in the City of Adelaide UPark car parks and near the Adelaide Central Bus Station. We will also be installing on-street EV charging stations in up to 4 locations, each equipped with 1 dual port charger servicing 2 parking bays.
What happens to my feedback?
How do I provide my feedback?
You can complete the Feedback Form, which asks specific questions about EVs in Adelaide and the proposed service fees as well as providing an opportunity for general comments.
All written feedback must be received by 5pm, Friday 22 September 2017.
Feedback can be provided through the following options:
You can submit feedback using this feedback form.