Available on bp forecourts from August 2019
Driving electric is exciting, and it feels even better when you know you’re helping to reduce your impact on the environment.
But what should you do when you need to charge your car away from your usual spot? How do you find and use a charger on the public charging network?
Check out our handy guides to help you understand how to find the right charger for your needs and learn how to use the chargers available on the bp pulse network.
Do you need a slow, rapid or ultra-fast charge for your car? Find out the speed of the charger you need to use and where to find them.
Which plug goes where? Find out which chargers are compatible with your car’s charging port so you know exactly what to look for.
Do you need to be a member or download an app to use a charger? Find out how to access the different types of chargers on our network.
Destination chargers will fully charge most electric car batteries in around 8-10 hours and usually require a membership card or key fob, or the bp pulse app, to start a charging session. Typically found in locations like shopping centres, offices and public car parks, they offer a power output of between 3 and 7kW.
Learn how to use a bp pulse destination charger in this video
Rapid chargers will charge most electric car batteries from 20 to 80% in around an hour and many allow drivers to pay for their charging session using contactless. Typically found in locations like restaurants and hotels, they offer a power output of between 43 and 50kW.
Learn how to use a bp pulse rapid charger in this video
Ultra-fast chargers will charge most electric car batteries from 20 to 80% in around 30 minutes, if the car supports these charging speeds. These chargers allow drivers to pay for their charging session using contactless, and are being rolled out on bp forecourts across the UK.
Learn how to use a bp pulse ultra-fast charger in this video
We’ve combined our public charging solutions into one, all-new app.
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