Councils invited to apply for first round of LEVI funding

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced that several local authorities across England can apply for the first round of the Government’s £343 million Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) Capital Fund, with the West Midlands Combined Authority among the authorities eligible to apply this year.   

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Over 75 councils register for Cenex’s EV infrastructure service

Local authorities in England can now access reliable, up-to-date information about electric vehicles (EVs) and EV infrastructure which is designed to help them build an effective charge point deployment strategy.

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Spending on EV infrastructure must be focused on deprived and rural communities, report states

A report commissioned by Liberty Charge shows that public spending on electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure must focus on Britain’s deprived and rural communities, otherwise the Government may fail to meet both its ambition of at least 300,000 charge points by 2030, and achieve its social levelling-up agenda.

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Liberty Charge warns of £1.5bn shortfall in Government EV infrastructure funding

Electric vehicle charge point operator Liberty Charge has warned of a more than £1.5 billion shortfall in Government EV infrastructure funding and called on the private sector to step in.

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Local authorities and EV charging: less competition, more provision

UK100’s Assistant Chief Executive Jason Torrance, and a member of the Transport + Energy editorial board, reflects on the Government’s newly announced £450m Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) Fund.

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