Government ramps-up on-street EV charge point funding to £10m

BusinessGreen staff
clock
The government is considering bringing forward its fossil fuel car ban to sooner than 2040
Image:

The government is considering bringing forward its fossil fuel car ban to sooner than 2040

Department for Transport estimates another 3,600 home electric car charging points could be installed under the expanded funding programme

Funding for electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints on residential streets is to be doubled to £10m next year, as part of plans announced by the government today to help make charging simpler and more convenient....

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Automotive

Cars could need to slash annual milage by over 2,000 miles if EV sales are slow over the next decade.

'Electric vehicles are not the only tool': Reducing traffic key to achieving UK climate targets, report argues

New Green Alliance report argues measures to tackle congestion and curb traffic levels could play a key role in slashing emissions in support of UK climate goals

clock 08 December 2021 • 3 min read
Over 1.5m new cars were registered this year, one in six of which were cars capable of being plugged in | Credits: The SMMT

EV sales soar to record levels, amid continuing decline in overall car registrations

New data from the SMMT shows that demand for plug-in vehicles has increased by nearly 70 per cent year-on-year

clock 07 December 2021 • 3 min read
'Out of Charge': AA and ScottishPower team up with new service to ease range anxiety

'Out of Charge': AA and ScottishPower team up with new service to ease range anxiety

New partnership will see EV drivers who use ScottishPower chargers offered free recovery service

clock 07 December 2021 • 2 min read