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National Grid’s ultra-rapid EV charging plans a milestone for sector

three years ago

The FT reports this morning that National Grid are planning to support the installation of a fleet of ultra-fast EV charging points along Britain’s major motorways that are directly connected to the transmission system.

The article outlines that National Grid has overlaid maps of motorways and the electricity transmission system and identified up to fifty strategic sites where banks of ultra-fast (350kW) chargers could be placed. The fifty sites would put 90 per cent of the UK’s drivers within fifty miles of such a charger at any given time.

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