Tesla is Expanding its Electric Vehicle Charging Network in Turkey!
As the electric vehicle market grows day by day, the number and quality of charging stations also gain importance. Charging problems, one of the biggest problems of electric vehicle owners, are being solved by many brands establishing their own charging networks. One of these brands, Tesla, continues to increase the number of fast charging stations it calls Supercharger in Turkey.
Where is Tesla Establishing Supercharger Charging Stations in Turkey?
Tesla currently has 4 Supercharger charging stations in Turkey, in Ankara, Bolu, Edirne and Istanbul. These stations provide service to Tesla owners free of charge. Tesla started to establish new stations to expand its Supercharger charging network in Turkey. Firstly, 68 Supercharger charging stations were installed at the O8 Oksijen Gemlik rest facility on the Istanbul-Izmir highway. These stations serve Tesla owners at a price of 7.8 TL / kWh. Other electric vehicle owners can benefit from these stations for a price of 8.6 TL / kWh.
Tesla plans to further expand its Supercharger charging network in Turkey. Work continues to provide DC charging service to cities such as Izmir, Antalya and Konya. Tesla shows the locations of Supercharger charging stations in Turkey on [Tesla's website].
What is the Status of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Turkey?
The number of electric vehicle charging stations in Turkey is increasing day by day. As of October 2023, there are 4.221 charging stations in Turkey. These charging stations have a total of 8.861 sockets, that is, charging points. Of the 8.861 charging points, 6.633 have AC charging (slow charging) and 2.228 have DC charging (fast charging). Most of these stations are located in big cities and main highway crossing points.
Electric vehicle charging stations in Turkey are installed by different brands. Some of these are:
- Zorlu Enerji: Zorlu Enerji established ZES, Turkey's first electric vehicle charging station network. ZES provides service with more than 81 charging stations in 200 provinces of Turkey. ZES offers both AC and DC charging service. ZES provides charging opportunity to electric vehicle owners at a price of 0.69 TL / kWh.
- Shell: Shell established Shell Recharge, an electric vehicle charging station network in Turkey. Shell Recharge provides service with more than 12 charging stations in 50 provinces of Turkey. Shell Recharge only offers DC charging service. Shell Recharge provides charging opportunity to electric vehicle owners at a price of 0.99 TL / kWh.
- Enerjisa: Enerjisa established Enerjisa Mobile, an electric vehicle charging station network in Turkey. Enerjisa Mobile provides service with more than 7 charging stations in 20 provinces of Turkey. Enerjisa Mobil offers both AC and DC charging services. Enerjisa Mobil provides charging opportunities to electric vehicle owners at a price of 0.79 TL / kWh.
Tesla took an important step regarding electric vehicle charging stations in Turkey. By expanding its Supercharger charging network, Tesla offers electric vehicle owners a faster and easier charging experience. Tesla aims to contribute to the electric vehicle market by increasing the number of Supercharger charging stations in Turkey.