Government’s £20m plan for EV points not enough, think tank warns


Government plans to double the number of electric vehicle charge points to nearly 8,000 this year by offering £20m of funding to local authorities do not go far enough, a leading think tank warned this week. The warning follows government confirmation this week that funding for the On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme (ORCS) will continue into 2021/22, allowing residents without private parking to reliably charge their vehicle. Local authorities are being urged to take advantage of a £20m cash injection to […]