26 Jul '13, 8am

North East becomes EV capital of the UK: Impressive results, shows what @ChargeYourCar and posi…

North East becomes EV capital of the UK: Impressive results, shows what @ChargeYourCar and posi…

With the one of the largest charging networks in the UK, the North East has officially become the regional EV capital of the UK, with the highest number of EVs per head, according to new data released by a Sunderland-based sustainable research firm, Zero Carbon Futures. Much of the success of EVs in the North East can be credited to the region’s Government-funded Plugged-in Places scheme; Charge Your Car, which has developed a charging network that now extends beyond its boundaries, connecting to networks in neighbouring areas including the North West and Scotland. More than 1,000 charging stations Set up in 2010, Charge Your Car has ensured that the North East has more charging points for electric cars than anywhere outside of London. The network now includes 737 standard chargers, 401 domestic charge points and 12 quick chargers to form the only connected quick-charge ne...

Full article: http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog/index.php/2013/0...

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