Surrey County Council and Connected Kerb have agreed a contract to instal thousands of electric vehicle chargepoints across the county in the coming years. Connected Kerb will install public EV chargepoints across the county, with installation taking five years. Connected Kerb will operate the chargepoints for 15 years from installation.
Chargepoints will be installed at convenient on-street locations in residential areas and key locations in the community such as on high streets and public car parks. A mix of chargepoints, will be installed depending on location, to suit all needs. This will include slower 3kW and 7kW chargepoints, as well as fast 22kW chargepoints and, where suitable, rapid chargepoints.
Throughout the contract, Connected Kerb will be identifying suitable on-street locations, using residents’ suggestions. and liaising with public sector and community landowners across the county to identify other suitable locations for public EV charge points. It is anticipated that these locations will include local car carks, NHS sites and educational establishments.
Other suppliers are increasingly offering charging facilities including major petrol chains, supermarkets, and commercial sites such as hotels.
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