An electric vehicle (EV) charging station is a piece of equipment that connects an EV.

electric vehicle, neighbourhood electric vehicle, and plug-in hybrid recharging source.


Some charging stations include cutting-edge capabilities including Smart metres, cellphone capability, and network access.

Another name for charging stations is electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE).

and are offered by electric utility companies in municipal parking spaces

or by private businesses in retail shopping centres

These stations offer unique connectors that adhere to the various requirements for electric charging connectors.

The cost to use an EVSE can be flat-rate monthly or yearly, per-kWh, or hourly.