EV Charging types and locator maps

3 maneras para encender el vehículo eléctrico

Most EVs offer three convenient options for charging:

Nivel 1 (120 voltios)

  • Lets you charge with a standard 120-volt wall outlet

  • Proporciona hasta cinco millas de alcance por cada hora enchufado

  • La manera más lenta y menos costosa para cargar, pero todavía puede reponer un estándar de viaje de San Diego de 25 millas o más durante la noche

Nivel 2 (240 voltios)

  • Cuts the charging time of a Level 1 

  • Proporciona hasta 10-20 millas por hora de gama

  • Can be installed at personal residences and can be found in the public as well

DC cargador rápido (480 voltios) sobrealimenta Su EV

  • Sólo se encuentran en las estaciones de carga pública

  • Provide about 50 miles for every 15 minutes you charge

  • Ubicaciones y disponibilidad al PlugShare sitio web


Depending on the manufacture of vehicle, there are different nozzle faces for the higher levels of charging. Some examples include:

  • BMW, Chevy, and VW all have what are called CCS Combo DC Fast Charge nozzles
  • Most Asian manufactured brands have a CHAdeMO DC Fast Charge nozzle. Tesla owners can purchase an adapter that will allow them to use a Chademo DC Fast charger as well

Most DC Fast Charging locations will have at least one nozzle of each type.

Finding an EV charger

Public charging stations

Charging your electric vehicle from home (calculators: gas vs. electric costs)

Find out how annual gasoline costs compare to EV electric costs. Learn more.

Shopping for a charger for your home

Visit SDG&E’s Marketplace and explore the selection of safety certified Level 2 home chargers. Always be sure to use a certified electrician when making electrical changes to your home.