09 Jul '18, 12pm

Government mandate: EV chargers as standard in new UK homes

This will help with both awareness and adoption. When Atlanta mandated that all new construction be "EV ready," I was encouraged. It's much easier to lay some extra conduit and make sure there's enough capacity in the breaker box ahead of time, leaving anyone to simply run the cable and install the charging station when the time was right. But the UK may be about to go one better. According to Business Green, the government's Road to Zero green transportation plan—due to be published later today—will include a mandate that all new homes be built with electric vehicle charging stations already installed . There are several reasons why this might significantly improve adoption of electric vehicles: Firstly, it will help with awareness. While we TreeHuggers spend a lot of time talking about Teslas, Nissan Leafs and e-bikes, I am constantly surprised by how many people have no...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/cars/government-mandate-ev-cha...

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