LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Charging points for electric vehicles might be required to be put in in new buildings in Britain from subsequent yr underneath new laws to be introduced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, his workplace mentioned in an announcement on Sunday.
It mentioned the rules would lead to up to 145,000 additional charge points being put in in England annually in the run-up to 2030, when the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles will finish in Britain.
The requirement will apply to new properties and to non-residential buildings corresponding to places of work and supermarkets. It may even apply to buildings present process large-scale renovations which depart them with greater than 10 parking areas.
Johnson was due to announce the new laws in a speech to the Confederation of British Industry’s annual convention on Monday.
Accelerating funding in infrastructure to facilitate a transition to electric vehicles was one of many components in a wide-ranging nationwide Net Zero Strategy doc revealed by the British authorities final month. learn extra
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