We need to act now
With the government’s plan to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030, local authorities are now required to roll out a public EV infrastructure which is accessible, convenient, and reliable.
This comprehensive guide walks you through each step of the installation journey, from defining the strategy, to procurement and planning, to implementation and ongoing maintenance.
It doesn’t matter where you are currently in the process – our masterclass videos, councillor testimonials and ‘how-to’ guides are available here to help.
Your EV charging infrastructure rollout begins with defining the strategy of how to plan and fund the right network for your community. Here you will find guidance from experienced local authorities and infrastructure specialists.
Deploying EV charging infrastructure is complex, involving many public and private stakeholders who need to be aligned and managed. Here are some real-life examples of how to overcome opposition that you may face.
Funding & procurement
Choosing the funding and operational model for each local authority is a balance between capital funding needs and ensuring the local EV network is commercially viable enough to attract private companies.
This section explains the three models: Own and Operate; Private Ownership; and Public-Private Partnerships, along with some of the benefits and drawbacks of each.
Once funding is secured or a wholly private model agreed, you need to address your operational approach, including specific locations and charger speeds to install at each site. Watch a video or read more detailed guidance on the key considerations.
With the network live, an oft overlooked part of the process is the ongoing maintenance, including public use today and meeting future demand and upgrades. Here are some suggestions on how to future-proof your EV Charging network.
Our brief video introduction explains what you’ll find in this online resource.