UK: Plymouth to get wave of new electric vehicle charging points

August 6th, 2013 Comments Off on UK: Plymouth to get wave of new electric vehicle charging points

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As reported in The Herald, Plymouth City CouncilHospitals do need #ev charging points (like WhipsCross) unlike Barnet hospital @BarnetCouncil - barren as far as #charging points concerned. Read more ... » has won £142,500 of governmentThe UK went crazy for electric vehicles and hybrids in 2015. Read more ... » funding2/2: Driving the Future Today A strategy for ultra low emission vehicles in the UK. Read more ... » for the facilities that will be set up on land owned by public-sector organisations.

Plymouth won the cash after the Government made £37 million available and asked local authorities to bid for a slice of the cash.

The money will pay 75% of the costsGreen motorists motivated by money (and environment benefits). Read more ... » of installing fastFull Steam Ahead: Ecotricity and Nissan install('ing) UK electric-car-charging network. Read more ... »-charging facilities at 16#ElectricCar sales in #UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. #EV #london #green #eco. Read more ... » sites, including the city-centreFirst electric vehicle charging point for Bute. Read more ... » carFull Steam Ahead: Ecotricity and Nissan install('ing) UK electric-car-charging network. Read more ... » parks, the parkHerefordshire gets its first electric car charge points. Read more ... »-and-ride sites, Derriford HospitalGreat! : First electric car charging points in Plymouth now live . Read more ... », Mount Gould and Cumberland Health Care centres, Plymouth Life CentreGreat! : First electric car charging points in Plymouth now live . Read more ... », City College PlymouthGreat! : First electric car charging points in Plymouth now live . Read more ... » and the Dockyard/Naval Base.

The charging points will be installed over the next 18EV Message: Electric surge as record numbers of drivers switch to plug-in cars. Read more ... » months, with more points being added ‘as demand grows’, the council said.

The new facilities will enable electric cars to start being included in organisations’ vehicleSiemens has completed supply and installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure across 12 London Underground car parks.. Read more ... » fleets and provide staff and customers with the ability to charge their cars while at workSmart Grid study partners with Electric Vehicle network. Read more ... » or visiting the businesses, said the council.

Cabinet member for transport, Councillor Mark Coker said: “This is a big step forward in our plans to develop electric car useFull Steam Ahead: Ecotricity and Nissan install('ing) UK electric-car-charging network. Read more ... » in the city.

“We hope that as it becomes easier for people to use electric cars with lots of charging points around the city and the regionThames Valley to join UK electric car vision. Read more ... », more people will see them as a viable alternativeNo Joke: Are AA-battery powered cars the future?. Read more ... ».”

The winning bid was developed in partnership with Amey PLC, Devonport DockyardGreat! : First electric car charging points in Plymouth now live . Read more ... » and Naval Base, Plymouth HospitalsHospitals do need #ev charging points (like WhipsCross) unlike Barnet hospital @BarnetCouncil - barren as far as #charging points concerned. Read more ... » NHS Trust, Plymouth Community HealthCareGreat! : First electric car charging points in Plymouth now live . Read more ... » and City College Plymouth. The city won £82,500 for 2013/14First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads. Read more ... », and an indication of £60,000 for 2014/15First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads. Read more ... ».

Andrew Davies, Sustainability and Environment Service, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, added: “The Trust is working hard to reduce the impact on the local environment in particular by reducing the carbon emissionsNick Clegg: Making Britain number one for ultra low emission vehicles. Read more ... » generated as a resultMy Electric Charging Point Request to Brent Cross Shopping Centre, has had a response from Operations Team. Read more ... » of the provision of healthcare.

“This project demonstrates what can be achieved by working closely with others to achieve a common goal.”

Plymouth Community Healthcare chief executive, Steve Waite said: “Plymouth Community Healthcare is pleased to support the wider accessElectric cars will become as ubiquitous as the internet, says transport minister. Read more ... » to more environmentally-friendly transport and is enabling access to charging points at two of our main sites.”

City College Plymouth‘s sustainability officer, Laura Wellington, said: “The College is continually looking at ways to become more sustainable and is thrilled to be involved in this innovative schemeE-Car Club signs up Nissan LEAFs for hire in Milton Keynes. Read more ... ».

“By installing an electric charging pointFree EV charging points scheme tabled. Read more ... » at our main siteShanghai: Electric car owners are switching on to personal charging systems. Read more ... », Kings Road, we are helping to increase the infrastructure2/2: Driving the Future Today A strategy for ultra low emission vehicles in the UK. Read more ... » required for people to consider electric vehiclesFull Steam Ahead: Ecotricity and Nissan install('ing) UK electric-car-charging network. Read more ... » as an option for sustainable travelBusinesses charged up about electric car savings. Read more ... ».”

Transport MinisterGovernment backing will see more electric vehicles on Scotland’s roads. Read more ... » Norman Baker said: “With hundreds of new chargepoints adding to the ever-expanding networkFull Steam Ahead: Ecotricity and Nissan install('ing) UK electric-car-charging network. Read more ... » of infrastructure, people will be able to recharge their cars at stations, in hospital car parks and on streets all over the country.

“This is brilliant newsAs #evmeerkat gets limited ITV News' airtime: A few thoughts about "2/3 charging points in London are not being used" #news #Ev #ElectricCar #pollution. Read more ... » for those already using these vehicles and will give greater confidence to those who are considering making the switchElectric vehicles: it’s time for businesses to wake up to the benefits. Read more ... ».”

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