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£25m facility given green light near Norwich in bid to encourage drivers to switch to electric vehicles

one year ago

A £25m battery storage facility which could bring fast chargers for electric vehicles to the city has been given the go-ahead.

Pivot Power, along with the National Grid, applied to South Norfolk Council for a 49.9MW battery facility next to a substation on Ipwich Road at Dunston.

It will be one of the first 45 sites across the UK that will combine 50MW batteries with rapid EV charging stations, which it is hoped will encourage more drivers to make the move to electric cars.

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