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San Jose, California EV Charging Stations Info

General EV Charging Information

The city of San Jose in California, États-Unis, has 1825 public charging station ports (Level 2 and Level 3) within 15km. 86% of the ports are level 2 charging ports and 14% of the ports offer free charges for your electric car.

San Jose, California, is one of the first cities that come to mind when we think about nature and architecture. For example, there is a myriad of magnificent urban parks and a whole range of charging stations ( level 2 charging stations and level 3 charging stations are installed within 10 miles of San Jose).

With the growing electric vehicle movement in San José, an innovative initiative has blossomed. Since 2012, the citizens of San Jose have been able to apply for private charging stations online. To facilitate access to these permits, an online application service was put in place, allowing anyone acquire a permit to install a level 2 charging station in the comfort of their home. This will alleviate the charging stations based downtown.

Between the new development of the charging infrastructure and the Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose is most definitely a « smart » and innovative city. In this famous museum you can expect to discover impressive exhibits, including one that mimics the sensations experienced during an earthquake! Naturally, your electric vehicle can be parked and charged in at one of the level 2 charging stations nearby.

If you are looking for an outdoor activity, we recommend you to go visit the Alum Rock Park. As one of the oldest parks in California (founded in 1872), it offers 15 miles of walking and biking trails, allowing you to stroll around Penitencia Creek, the South Rim Trail and the North Rim Trail. A Blink level 2 charging station is located a few miles from the park.

Another park that will inspire to walk up and down is the Almaden Quicksilver County Park. Covering 1,660 acres, this park is located south of the city off, where there are many fast charging stations along Highway 87 to refuel your electric vehicle.

As of now, Tesla, Greenlots, Blink, eVgo, ChargePoint, and SemaCharge are some of the networks based in San Jose. To find out where all the charging stations near you are located, download ChargeHub’s app for free today (available on iOS and Android).

Charging Stats For San Jose


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Percentage of Free Stations: 14%

Total Number of Free Stations: 254

Total Number of Charging Stations: 1825

Main Networks: ChargePoint, Powerflex, Tesla

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