New report suggests cities and energy network providers should have more power to direct smart energy infrastructure investment in local areas. Currently, if you rely on on-street parking in your neighbourhood and want to get an electric car, you will most likely have to petition your local council to install a charging point on your road. Councils have access to various funding pots which will cover a large proportion of the cost of installing new electric vehicle (EV) chargers, but they will often still face associated infrastructure and maintenance costs – a struggle for many cash-strapped local authorities.

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Published: 11 January 2019