CCV: Payment Choice at EV Charging Stations
What’s Changing for German Operators? - In September 2021, Germany’s Bundesrat, the federal parliament, passed what’s known as the Ladesäulenverordnung, the new “charging station ordinance”. Aimed at enabling easier charging of electric vehicles (EVs), this ordinance will have a big impact on EV charging operators.
Most importantly, the bill mandates that every public EV charging point has to accept debit and credit cards by July 2023. Here’s what you need to know - about the background to the changes and how they will affect operators across Germany.