If you want are planning a long journey it is better to go through about the charging stations on your way beforehand. You can easily access information from online. Some websites clearly show you charging stations on maps or from postcodes. There are some stations which do charging more quickly than others. They are called rapid stations. Also you may be able to find free electric car charging points which are powered by solar power. Moreover many forward-thinking workplaces now offer electric car charging stations. It is said that the amount of money that you can save by using an electric car is significant. Many electric car owners tend to charge vehicles at their own places overnight as it is typically cheaper. But charging of electric cars can not be easy for every person. For an example when you charge the car at your place, it won't be possible if you are staying in a flat or apartment as dragging extension cords are quite difficult. It is also known that many motorists will go for electric cars if charging stations were readily available at motorways and in car parks across the UK.
According to the forecasts of some experts there will be nearly two million of the cars on Britain's roads which are electric powered by 2020. As the electric cars are fully 'green' vehicle it is better the electricity for charging these vehicles are also generated from 'green' methods except from using fossil fuels.
However, there is no standard in signs for charge stations yet.