Park up and plug in: Plans unveiled for 100 'electric forecourts' across UK

Madeleine Cuff
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GRIDSERVE®, in partnership with Arup
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GRIDSERVE®, in partnership with Arup

EV drivers will be able to charge up on renewable power at a UK-wide network of wired-up recharging stations

Green technology firm Gridserve has today announced plans to build a £1bn network of 100 'Electric Forecourts' across the UK that will act as refuelling stations for electric cars. Modelled on the traditional...

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