Electric Vehicle Tips

From Volkswagen of Des Moines

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Where are Electric Charging Stations in Des Moines? 

If there’s any city where you should switch to an all-electric vehicle, it’s Des Moines. Most Des Moines folks count on their car to get almost all of their errands done, so investing in a reliable vehicle just makes sense. But what about an electric one? Are there any electric charging stations that you can use when you’re far from home? Definitely! In fact, the Des Moines area is filled with dozens of Level 3 and Level 2 public stations and most are even available 24 hours. If you are already commuting every day with a car, why not save on fuel costs with an efficient electric model? See a list of some of the Des Moines electric vehicle charging stations that you can use below!

Des Moines Electric Vehicle Charging Stations 

Whether you’re hanging out in downtown Des Moines or you’re picking up a friend from the Des Moines international airport, you will find a charging station nearby easily. Check out some of the stations you can go to below: 

300 MLK

  • 300 West Martin Luther King Jr Parkway, Des Moines, IA, 50309
  • Level 3 plugs (2 total)
  • Shell Recharge
  • Available 24 hours 

LINC

  • 210 Southwest 11th Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
  • Level 2 plugs (2 total) 
  • ChargePoint
  • Available 24 hours

304 Grand Avenue 

  • 304 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50309
  • Level 2 plugs (4 total) 
  • ChargePoint 
  • Available 24 hours 

801 Locust Street

  • 801 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
  • Level 2 plugs (6 total)
  • ChargePoint
  • Available 24 hours

Des Moines 3rd & Court Parking 

  • 237 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50309
  • Level 2 plugs (4 total)
  • ChargePoint
  • Available 24 hours

519 Park Street

  • 519 Park Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
  • Level 2 plugs (2 total)
  • ChargePoint
  • Available 24 hours

Des Moines 5th & Walnut 3 

  • 201299 5th Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50309
  • Level 2 plugs (2 total)
  • ChargePoint
  • Available 24 hours

2600 Grand Avenue

  • 2600 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50312
  • Level 2 plugs (1 total)
  • ZEF Energy
  • Available 24 hours

Drake University – Olmsted Center Visitor Parking Lot

  • 2875 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50311
  • Level 2 plugs (2 total)
  • Available 24 hours

Des Moines Fire Station #11

  • 4150 East 42nd Street, Des Moines, IA, 50317
  • Level 2 plugs (2 total)
  • Charge Point 
  • Available 24 hours

Power Up Your Electric Drives in Des Moines Today

Even when you’re in Urbandale or West Des Moines, you will still be able to locate several charging stations to recharge your car! If you have decided to finally get into an electric car, be sure to see how you can enjoy the Iowa incentives and tax credit on your purchase. Still deciding? Check out if a hybrid or all-electric model makes more sense for you!

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