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IEVS: UK Study Says 20% Of Parking Spots Need Charging Points

Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:47 pm

https://insideevs.com/uk-study-says-20-of-parking-spots-need-charging-points/

. . . Local authorities should allocate one in five parking spaces to be converted into electric vehicle (EV) charge points by 2025 to prepare for the increasing uptake of zero-emission vehicles, a report has recommended.

The National Infrastructure Commission’s study into the UK’s economic infrastructure says councils should turn five percent of parking spaces, including on-street spaces, into electric vehicle charging bays by 2020, before upping that to 20 percent by 2025. . . .

Achieving either of these numbers by the dates indicated is fantasy, barring a nationwide priority on this and this alone. Link to the full "National Infrastructure Assessment" report is here, and you can click on whichever sections you wish (Chapter 3 is "Revolutionising Road Transport"): https://www.nic.org.uk/assessment/national-infrastructure-assessment/
Guy [I have lots of experience designing/selling off-grid AE systems, some using EVs but don't own one. Local trips are by foot, bike and/or rapid transit].

The 'best' is the enemy of 'good enough'. Copper shot, not Silver bullets.

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