Many EV owners are surprised to learn that Texas has such an extensive charging infrastructure, but everything is big in Texas, right? The state ranks number two in total number of charging stations deployed with more than 4,395, only second to California’s 20,992 as of March 2020. The largest metro area in Texas is the Dallas/Fort Worth/Arlington region and the area has more than 1,173 charging stations, of which 108 units are free. And growth has been tracking upwards over the last two years — 2018 & 2019 — with 473 charging stations added.
The Dallas metro area delivers a total of 149 DC fast chargers and 85 of those are Tesla Superchargers. CCS/SAE, CHAdeMO and Superchargers are the plug types for these stations and the charging networks include ChargePoint, EVgo, Sema Connect, Electrify America and Tesla, to name a few. DC fast charging power ratings vary across the area, with a Harley Davidson charging station dispensing electricity at 25 kW, many EVgo stations at 50kW, second generation Tesla Superchargers at 150 kW and an Electrify America station in Denton, Tx. offering 350 kW.
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Charging Stats
1,173 Total Stations
108 Free Stations
79 New Stations (90 days)
147 Fast Chargers
39 CHAdeMO Plugs
55 CCS Plugs
718 J-1772 Plugs
Top Charging Networks in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
Blink 199 stations
ChargePoint 144 stations
Volta 86 stations
Supercharger 85 stations
Grocery Stores and Shopping with EV Charging in the Dallas Metro Area
Grocery and retail stores have evolved rapidly over the last 10 years and are now attracting customers for longer durations with cafe, pharmacy and dine-in options. The Dallas Metro area has more than 780 EV charging stations associated with shopping and grocery stores as of March 2020. To view all grocery stores in the Dallas area with EV charging stations, visit PlugShare.com and apply the “grocery,” “shopping” and “payment requirement locations” filters.
Below are the top-ranked charging stations in the Dallas metro area:
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 Dallas
Are you looking for EV charging at hotels while traveling across northern Texas? Many hotel chains are adding this amenity — LaQuinta and Hilton Hotels — as many EV owners are now taking longer trips due to larger battery pack in models post 2018. There are more than 210 EV charging stations across the Dallas metro area affiliated with hotels on PlugShare.com. To view all hotels with charging options, apply the “lodging” and “payment required locations” filters. Also visit PlugShare’s EV Trip Planner if you are stopping in the Dallas area to help wrangle your charging stops.
Below are some of the top-ranked hotels for electric vehicle charging stations, using our community-based PlugScore ratings system, below:
Besides the 85 Tesla Superchargers, the Dallas metro area provides 86 Tesla Destination chargers. With a J-1772 adapter, Tesla cars offer more than 900 charging stations in the Dallas metro area as of March 2020. Follow these steps below to find all Tesla compatible charging stations on PlugShare.com:
If you’re traveling in a Tesla, check out our Tesla Trip Planner to locate hotels with Tesla Destination charging stations. There are 60 hotels in Dallas with Tesla destination charging stations. Below are top-ranked hotels with Tesla charging stations:
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.
916 Tesla Model 3 charging stations in the Dallas Metro area.
916 Tesla Model S charging stations in the Dallas Metro area.
916 Tesla Model X charging stations in the Dallas Metro area.
916 Tesla Model Y charging stations in the Dallas Metro area.
759 Nissan Leaf charging stations in the Dallas Metro area.
771 BMW i3 charging stations in the Dallas Metro area.
771 Chevrolet Bolt charging stations in the Dallas Metro area.
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