Sunshine and electric vehicle charging stations can be found in abundance in California. Many cities including San Francisco, San Jose, and Los Angeles help deliver a total of 20,992 charging stations for the golden state as of March 2020. And Los Angeles wears the crown for most charging stations by city in California with 2,354 public charging stations and 453 free units. Just last year, 2019, Los Angeles added 502 charging stations to the metro area and in the last 90 days, 259 stations have been installed.
There’s a total of 177 DC Fast Chargers in the city of Los Angeles, while there are 10 Tesla Superchargers. Many charging networks are represented in the area, including Blink Network, Webasto, ChargePoint, Tesla, Greenlots, Electrify America and EVgo, to name a few. The highest powered stations within this area are two fast charging options — Target Van Nuys and Bank of America Culver West — which offer 150 kW ratings. Most Electrify America stations provide CCS and CHadDEMO plug types, with the latter offering a power rating of 50 kW.
Los Angeles Charging Stats
2,685 Total Stations
491 Free Stations
270 New Stations (90 days)
213 Fast Chargers
162 CHAdeMO Plugs
179 CCS Plugs
2,161 J-1772 Plugs
Top Charging Networks in Los Angeles
ChargePoint 502 stations
Greenlots 444 stations
FLO 179 stations
EV Connect 140 stations
Grocery and Retail stores with EV Charging in Los Angeles
Los Angeles has more than 1,900 EV charging stations with a grocery or shopping designation as of March 2020. To view all grocery stores in the Los Angeles area with EV Charging Stations, visit PlugShare.com and apply the “grocery,” “shopping” and “payment requirement locations” filters. Here are some of the top-rated grocery stores in Los Angeles with electric vehicle charging stations:
Pricing for charging varies at grocery and retail locations, so be sure to check PlugShare.com for recent pricing and comments about charging health.
Hotels with EV Charging in Los Angeles
There are many great options when it comes to Los Angeles hotels with charging stations, be it Level 2 or 3 charging. There are more than 450 EV charging stations located at hotels or nearby parking lots associated with hotels. To view all the lodging options with EV charging stations, visit PlugShare.com and apply the “lodging” filter under amenities and the “payment required locations” option. Also visit PlugShare’s EV Trip Planner to organize charging stops or find hotels for any trips in the Los Angeles area.
Below are some of the top-ranked hotels for electric vehicle charging stations, using our community-based PlugScore ratings system, below:
Looking to visit the beach, visit Hollywood or visit the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles? PlugShare reveals more than 1,700 EV charging stations with EV parking in the city of Los Angeles. To view all these stations, select the “EV Parking” filter under amenities and the “payment required locations” option. Below are some of the highest reviewed parking lots via PlugScore, PlugShare’s community-based rating system:
California is the leader in the total number of Tesla Superchargers in the U.S. and the city of Los Angeles has 10 Tesla Superchargers and more than 50 Tesla Destination chargers as of March 2020. Overall, there are more than 1,900 compatible charging stations in Los Angeles that can charge a Tesla.
If you’re traveling to Los Angeles in a Tesla, be sure to check out our Tesla Trip Planner to locate hotels and possible restaurant destinations while using a Tesla charging station. There are 28 hotels with Tesla destination charging stations and below are some of the top-ranked hotels:
The easiest way to view all charging stations compatible with your vehicle is to register on PlugShare and add the make and model of your electric vehicle to your profile. PlugShare will automatically tailor the map for charging connections compatible with your car. Here are some high level stats of charging stations by vehicle. To register, click here.
1,959 Tesla Model 3 charging stations in Los Angeles
1,959 Tesla Model S charging stations in Los Angeles
1,959 Tesla Model X charging stations in Los Angeles
1,959 Tesla Model Y charging stations in Los Angeles
1,194 Nissan Leaf charging stations in Los Angeles
2,007 BMW i3 charging stations in Los Angeles
2,007 Chevrolet Bolt charging stations in Los Angeles
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