Office of Energy and Sustainable Development
Office of Energy and Sustainable Development

Electric Vehicle Public Charging Stations

Where can I charge my Electric Vehicle in Berkeley? If you are a Berkeley resident interested in installing an EV charging system at your home, please visit our Residential Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging Systems webpage. For information on our Pilot Program to encourage businesses, schools, and other non-residential buildings to install EV charging stations in their existing parking lots for employees, customers, or the general public, please visit our Non-Residential Plug-In Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Pilot Program webpage. 

EV charging station ChargePointPublic Charging
The City of Berkeley offers electric vehicle charging to the public in four locations:

Berkeley Marina
235 University Avenue, on the north side of the surface parking lot for Berths J-K
One dual-port Level 2 charging station (ChargePoint)
$1.50/hour fee for charging, 4 hour charging limit from 8 am – 6 pm

Center Street Garage (downtown Berkeley)
2025 Center Street
One single-port Level 2 charging station (ChargePoint) on the upper level of the 1st floor
One single-port Level 2 charging station (Clipper Creek) on the 4th floor, adjacent to the elevators*
One Small Paddle Inductive (SPI) station that can be used to charge legacy EVs on the 4th floor
Currently no fee for charging, 4 hour charging limit from 7am – 6 pm; parking fees apply

Oxford Garage (downtown Berkeley)
2165 Kittredge Street
Two dual-port Level 2 charging stations (ChargePoint), serving spaces 12/13 and 58/59
$1.50/hour fee for charging, 4 hour charging limit from 8 am – 6 pm; parking fees apply

Telegraph/Channing Garage (UC-Berkeley campus area)
2450 Durant Avenue
One dual-port Level 2 charging station (ChargePoint) on the 2nd floor, adjacent to the elevators*
Two dual-port Level 2 charging stations (ChargePoint) on the 5th floor, serving spaces 564, 565, 568 & 569
$1.50/hour fee for charging, 4 hour charging limit from 8 am – 6 pm; parking fees apply

*This charging stations is designed to provide universal accessibility. If you have no mobility needs, please use one of the other public charging stations in this location unless all others are in use.

To initiate a charging session at one of the City’s ChargePoint charging stations, either hold your ChargePoint membership card over the station’s reader symbol or call the toll-fee ChargePoint telephone number listed on the station, 1-888-758-4389, to initiate the session with a credit card.

Several Berkeley businesses also offer EV charging stations for customer or general public use. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center,  www.afdc.energy.gov/fuels/electricity_locations.html, is a useful resource for locating EV charging stations available to the public. 

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