The cost of using a public ultra-rapid EV charger has increased by almost 50% in just eight months, new figures show, while the price of rapid charging has risen by a fifth.

From September to May, the average cost to ultra-rapidly charge a 64kWh battery, like that of the Hyundai Kona Electric and Kia e-Niro, from 0-80% (the fast charge limit) has risen from £17.51 to £26.10 - a 16.76p per kWh increase.


Users of public rapid chargers have seen a 7.81p per kWh increase, from £18.81 to £22.81.

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Ultra Fast Charging Rates In The UK Have Risen By 50% In The Last 8 Months

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