Denver installs City’s first ‘Quick’ Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles

Denver installs City’s first ‘Quick’ Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles

Denver Environmental Health and Denver Public Works are proud to announce the installation of Denver’s first publicly accessible Level 3, or DC Quick, charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs). The new quick charging stations, located at the Cultural Center Complex garage and the Denver Performing Arts Center parking garage, charge electric vehicles using the CHAdeMO quick charging connector, which provides the opportunity for on-the-go rapid charging. Typical quick charging times range between 20 and 30 minutes to top-off a battery while Level 2 chargers can take several hours. 

“Denver is excited to enhance our transportation network by offering these new quick chargers to the public,” said Mayor Michael B. Hancock.  “Boosting the area’s charging opportunities increases mobility options, promotes the use of alternative fuel sources, and demonstrates our dedication to creating a more livable city.” 

As electric vehicle use in Denver increases, the City is committed to installing infrastructure to support clean energy vehicles.  In addition to these new Level 3 quick charging stations, the City of Denver also offers Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations at eight locations in Downtown Denver and Cherry Creek.  All charging stations are currently free to use with paid garage or parking lot admission. 

The new electric vehicle charging stations are funded by Denver Public Works, Denver Environmental Health, and the Regional Air Quality Council. 

For a complete list of all charging stations in Denver and nationwide, visit

Posted on April 08, 2014 (Archive on May 08, 2014)
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