30 Jan '18, 4pm

Scottish developer: all new homes will be electric vehicle ready

Scottish developer: all new homes will be electric vehicle ready

When Atlanta mandated that all new construction be electric vehicle ready , I got excited. After all, the most common questions I get from homeowners wanting to go solar are about where they can charge, and how difficult it is to install charging at home. While the fact is that you can charge anywhere that has a wall socket, most drivers are going to want to install an electric vehicle charging station. And doing so is a whole lot easier if the conduit, breakers and wiring are already installed at the time of construction. That's why it's good news to hear that UK developer Springfield Properties is now promising that all of its new homes will include 7KW wiring at the most practical point for installing a charging point . Of course, it would be even cooler if the charging station itself was already installed—I suspect there's something about human nature that dictates if ...

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