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European charging stations for Model S

European charging stations for Model S

I didn't find a lot of information about what kind of charging stations are available in Europe (and - for me - especially in Switzerland). Until the Superchargers come, will there be many possibilities to recharge the Model S? Will the Tesla connectors delivered with the Model S be enough to charge at any available station?

I have #217 Signature Performance with P+ (hopefully in June/July).

Jolinar | 21 April, 2013

I don't know how many of charging opportunities are in Switzerland, but several European countries has good network of CHAdeMO chargers, especially Estonia already has nation-wide network (148). All in all, there is 652 CHAdeMO stations in Europe according to http://www.chademo.com

And of course, there is also a lot of regular outlets (1-phase, 3-phase), but difficult to count them all.

herkimer | 21 April, 2013
thomas.schlatter | 21 April, 2013

Thanks guys for the interesting information. I found some more charging stations in the web, but can they all be used with standard Model S equipment?

ian t.wa.us | 21 April, 2013

You can't use CHAdeMO, yet.

That may change, of course, by the time you actually receive your car.

patrick.meier | 21 April, 2013

Thomas hi,

Swisscom is planning to set up well placed charging points. Talk to Mischa about it: www.evee.ch

Brgds,

Patrick

Sig. Perf. 268

CarstenM | 23 April, 2013

Hi Thomas,

the EU version of Model S is equipped with Schuko (240V) and IEC Type 2 (3-phase 400V) charging cables. There are lots of charging stations which support Type 2 charging up to 32A or 22 kW, at least in Germany. Check http://tff-forum.de/ for more information, there are quite a few Swiss Tesla fans who can help you out.

Cheers
Carsten

thomas.schlatter | 23 April, 2013

Thanks to everybody for the links and the information. I didn't know these websites yet. Gonna browse them as soon as I find some spare time...

Brian H | 23 April, 2013

tomas;
George Blankenship said all European Teslas will have a "native" CHAdeMo connector.

420weblazeit | 7 September, 2014

So are there any official or unofficial adapters being sold that I could charge a European car in America with, or an American car in Europe with?

Brian H | 7 September, 2014

No. Chalk and cheese.