Where can I charge plug-in vehicles in Amsterdam
Many people feel worry and scared to buy a plug-in electric vehicle due to charging problems. In many places, charging points are quite strange. But the Netherlands’ government cares significantly environmental concerns. From that, there are several policies enacted for protecting environment. One of those is setting charging points in huge city like Amsterdam.
So, you don’t need to worry about charging cars if you live in Amsterdam or go travelling to Amsterdam.
Different types of charging point
There are two types of charging point in Amsterdam: regular points and flexpower points. The regular one is quite easy to understand. However, it has some different in the flexpower points.
Flexpower points mean that the electric power from the charge does not have the same power every times. The detail is revealed below:
- More power between 21.00 and 06.30
- Normal power between 06.30 and 18.00, or more in sunny weather
- Less power between 18.00 and 21.00
How can I find charging point
OK, Now you understand basically types of the charging point. I will reveal to you how to find it in a crowded city like Amsterdam. You should go to a website via click here. You will see a map charging station. It will represent for you all points on map.
However, the language is only Dutch. Ok, for easy, remember that the green one is the one you can charge because this park is empty at the time you are searching. The blue one is being used and the red one is out of order.
Rules for parking and charging
Parking in a charging point, you are considered that you are using charges. The government does not require limited time for charging. So feel free to you.
Otherwise, to charge, the charge will require you a personal charging pass. There are two ways for you to take that. One is you can click on this website and follow the link. The other way is you can use the app ‘Incharge’ by Vattenfall AB.
You are so lucky for having found a place for parking and charging cars in a dense city like Amsterdam and wish your trip is great.