A: There are three charging options: home charging, public charging or fast charging. The first 2,000 purchasers of a newly registered electric car who qualify for the SEAI Grant will get a free home charge point so that your electric car can be charged from your domestic electricity supply.
There are currently 1,200 public charge points available nationwide in locations such as on-street, shopping centres, car parks etc.
Every town with 1,500 inhabitants or more gets a charge point installed in that area. Fast charge points located along main inter-urban routes at service stations and roadside cafés to cater for those on longer journeys. You can view the installed and planned charge points nationwide on the electric car charge point map here.