Private sector investment must be unlocked in order to deliver a geographically sufficient charging infrastructure, providing equitable access for all. This requires sufficient confidence that the electricity system will facilitate and not constrain the growth of the charging infrastructure. Government and Ofgem must make certain, in part through the RIIO-2 price control process, that this precondition is met.
They must ensure effective forward planning and coordination of the development of EV and electricity network infrastructure, nationally and locally. This will include the digital as well as physical integration of the EV charging infrastructure to deliver whole system benefits. OLEV must offer support to local authorities and other public bodies concerned with providing and maintaining EV charging infrastructure so that it quickly becomes a reliable, trusted national assets.
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'Effective local and national coordination will be vital to help the most efficient delivery of the smart electric vehicle charging network that the public needs.'David Smith, ENA Chief Executive