20 Feb '13, 1am

UK government providing $57M funding package to support EV charging infrastructure

UK government providing $57M funding package to support EV charging infrastructure 19 February 2013 The UK government will invest £37 million (US$57 million) for home and on-street charging and for new charge points for people parking plug-in vehicles at railway stations. The government will provide 75% of the cost of installing new charge points. This can be claimed by: people installing chargepoints where they live; local authorities installing rapid charge points to facilitate longer journeys, or providing on-street charging on request from residents who have or have ordered plug-in vehicles; and train operators installing new charge points at railway stations. The £37 million funding for the package comes from the government’s £400 million (US$617 million) commitment to increase the uptake of ultra low emission vehicles and is available until April 2015. Specifics of t...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2013/02/uk-20130219.html

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