Ealing is about to put in new on-street EV chargers, owned and operated by Liberty Cost and delivered through its strategic accomplice Virgin Media 02.
Because of be accomplished in December, the primary batch are positioned at 12 completely different websites within the borough amounting to 48 charging sockets.
These installations comply with a excessive variety of resident requests from Ealing’s EV drivers, wanting to see extra EV chargers near their properties.
Ealing Council has additionally dedicated to an additional two tranches of cost factors, with a complete of 34 new websites to be accomplished in early 2023 and extra to return later within the yr.
The funding comes as a part of the council’s dedication to creating accessible cost factors for these with out a driveway or residence charging choice.
Councillor Peter Mason, chief of Ealing Council stated, “That is just the start, we’re dedicated to working collectively to spice up the variety of EV cost factors throughout the borough as we try to realize web zero in carbon emissions for the borough by 2030.
“We need to quickly increase the variety of accessible EV cost factors for these with out a driveway or residence charging choice.
“It’s important that native persons are given a say in the place these chargers are being put in which is why have an additional 216 EV charging sockets due for session in early 2023.”
Neil Isaacson, CEO Liberty Cost, stated, “We’re actually proud to accomplice with Ealing Council, providing an answer that comes without charge to the taxpayer to make charging an EV accessible to everybody within the borough.
“Collaboration with the council and residents is paramount to securing the appropriate chargers on the proper velocity in the appropriate place – so the borough enjoys full EV charging optimisation.”