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Where To Charge Your Electric Vehicle In Singapore

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SINGAPORE – Alongside the government’s efforts to phase out the sale of internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in favour of electric vehicles (EV), the infrastructure to support this switch will be supported through the addition of 60,000 charging points islandwide by 2030. This will see about 40,000 stations in public car parks and 20,000 in private premises. 

Housing Development Board (HDB) car parks in eight neighbourhoods will also see these EV charging points: Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Choa Chu Kang, Jurong West, Punggol, Queenstown, Sembawang, and Tengah. In the next 12 months alone however, you can expect more than 600 stations at HDB and industrial estates, and the Central Business District.

But before we get ahead of ourselves you’re likely wondering where you can charge your vehicle now. Singapore currently has multiple providers providing charging stations and we’ve got the low-down on each of them for you!

SP Group

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SP Group, a government-owned electricity and gas distribution company, currently operates Singapore’s largest EV charging network.

All you have to do is download the SP Utilities app on your phone and plug in! A fast 30-minute charge is available alongside free parking at certain stations. They offer AC and DC charging, and pricing is on a per kilowatt-hour (kWh) basis starting from S$0.4153/kWh. Find out more on the SP Group website.

Shell Recharge

Powered by Greenlots, a member of the Shell Group, Shell Recharge provides charging stations at – you guessed it, Shell stations. AC and DC charging is also available under Shell starting at S$0.55/kWh, along with offers you can redeem when you recharge your electric vehicle at a Shell station. 

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Plug-in your car at a Shell Recharge station and you can begin your charge through the Greenlots app. To pay, you simply have to link your credit card to your Shell Recharge card or your Greenlots account. Learn more on their website!

Bluecharge

Previously under electric car-sharing service BlueSG, the charging kiosk network transferred to Bluecharge Pte Ltd as of May 2021 and was subsequently bought over by TotalEnergies. 

To use their stations you have to be a member and subscription is S$20/year while the actual charging costs S$1 per hour for the first 3 hours, followed by S$2/hour subsequently. Just like their car-sharing counterpart, you can also reserve a station for up to 45 minutes ahead of time through the Bluecharge app. Find out more here!

Greenlots

Within the Greenlots mobile app you will be able to find not only Shell Recharge stations but Greenlots stations themselves that are free to use and often found in public car parks. All you have to pay for is the price of parking! Simply sign up for a free account on their website or within the app and you’re ready to charge your electric car. 

Do note that within the Greenlots app, there are different service providers (like Shell Recharge) so prices will vary. To learn more, visit the Greenlots website

Charge+

Just like the other service providers on this list, Charge+ is accessible by – you guessed it – a mobile app – and it works no different from the other apps mentioned. Simply sign up for a free account and you’ll be able to access their AC and DC chargers that start at a price of S$0.4141/kWh. 

Take note of their private stations available however, that’ll cost you a monthly subscription. Find out more on the Charge+ website.

As you can see, there are presently plenty of charging options available to electric vehicle owners and we can only imagine how much more this network will grow with the addition of 60,000 more charging points. Not to mention companies like Tesla and Porsche providing charging stations for users of their cars as well. 

Plugshare

If all this information is too overwhelming however, don’t worry! You can head to your App store or Google Play and download Plugshare, a free app for EV drivers to find charging stations islandwide regardless of service provider. You can view their map on the web as well! 

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Ready to make the switch to electric vehicles? Head on to our Online Car Marketplace now for the best deals on your EV of choice! Or if you still need more convincing, we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about EVs and more on our blog.

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