Three million charge points will be needed at commercial and industrial sites to support widespread use of electric vehicles (EVs) in Britain by 2040, according to a new report. Work places, supermarket car parks and motorway service stations are among the areas which must provide EV facilities due to only around 60 per cent of households having access to private parking, a study by Aurora Energy Research found.
Scotsman 17th Oct 2018 read more »
Ben Collie, project leader for Aurora Energy Research, said yesterday that £6bn would be required to achieve the three million charging points needed for total coverage in the UK. Mr Collie said, while the UK “had the ability to make it happen” it’s also “got to make economic sense”.Last night, Mr Collie set out the economic argument from both a domestic and business standpoint reaching to 2040.
Energy Voice 18th Oct 2018 read more »