21 Jul '11, 11am

UK to gain 4,000 new electric car charging posts

UK to gain 4,000 new electric car charging posts

The UK is to gain its first privately funded network of electric vehicle (EV ) recharging points, with a staggering 4,000 to be installed by the end of 2012. Starting in September, leading EV charging infrastructure supplier Chargemaster Plc will launch its ‘Polar ’ project, with charging points initially appearing in around 100 towns and cities across the UK. It is the first time such an initiative has been privately funded and will supplement Government’s Plug-in Places initiative, which currently supports the installation of charging points in eight locations around the country; London, Milton Keynes, the North East, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Greater Manchester, the Midlands and the East of England. Transport Secretary Philip Hammond commented: “Today’s announcement by Chargemaster is exactly the kind of private sector led initiative that we need to drive the developm...

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