Driving an electric car
Combustion engines in traffic are the cause of most air pollution in cities. The municipality wants to make it more appealing to drive an electric car. That is why the municipality is installing public charging points as well as building fast-charging stations.
The Hague now has more than 2,400 charging posts and numerous fast-charging stations. Every year approximately 400 new charging posts are added. Each post has 2 charging points. That means 800 additional public charging points every year.
Request a charging point
If you drive or want to drive an electric car, you can ask the municipality to install a charging point in your neighbourhood. This is possible only if you are not able to park on your own property. All residents and visitors may use the charging points. You are then assured of a certain amount of charging capacity in your area. For more information see .
Lack of parking space and time restrictions
In neighbourhoods where parking is in limited supply, a sign will be placed at the charging stations indicating the times when the parking space is reserved exclusively for cars being charged. Outside of these times, non-electric cars may also park in the spot by the charging station.
Green electricity and the same electricity rate
The electricity for the charging posts is green electricity from windmills in Zeeland. In The Hague you pay a uniform price for electricity at every charging point. The price is € 0.33 per kWh including VAT.
Please note: you need a personal charging card to charge your electric vehicle at a public charging point. Various companies provide these cards. You may have to pay a surcharge for using the card. This depends on the card and the type of subscription. You can check this with the provider of your charging card.
Would you like to stay informed about where new charging stations are being installed? Then subscribe to the official public announcements on . The issued permits and traffic decisions to designate a parking space as a charging space will be published there.