Chargemaster Installs Its 10,000th Public And Commercial EV Charging Point

JUL 2 2014 BY MARK KANE 3

Chargemaster installs its 10,000th public and commercial EV charging point

Chargemaster installs its 10,000th public and commercial EV charging point

On June 26, Chargemaster, the UK’s largest provider of electric vehicle charging points, announced installation of its 10,000th public and commercial unit.

Not bad at all, taking into consideration that the company is just five years old.

“The charging point has been installed on behalf of Leicester City Council as part of a group of new units at the Enderby and Meynells Gorse Park and Ride sites through the Plugged in Midlands electric vehicle infrastructure scheme, supported by the government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles.”

“The council has partnered with Chargemaster to provide the charging points, which allow EV owners to leave their vehicles charging during the day while they are at work or visiting the area, with the Park and Ride services providing the transport into the city centre.”

“There are eight Chargemaster charging points located in the Park and Ride car parks, with four at Enderby Park and Ride in Leicester Lane and four at Meynells Gorse Park and Ride in Ratby Lane.”

Actual production at its facility in Luton, UK exceeds 1,200 units a month (for UK and several other countries in Europe).

Founder and chief executive, David Martell stated:

“We’re very pleased to be celebrating the installation of our 10,000th public charging point, an indication of all our hard work and investment over the last five years. We’re also equally thrilled to be working with Leicester City Council to provide the city’s Park and Ride facilities with a network of reliable charging posts.”

“We already work with over 50 local authorities in the UK and we have been selected by a wide range of both public and private sector customers as the cost-effective and safe choice for electric vehicle charging. Through offering a turnkey service – right through from helping specify the type of unit, surveying the best location, installation of the charging point and if required ongoing operation of the units – Chargemaster provides a complete service for both councils and many other organisations such as hotels and supermarkets”

Chris Randall, Transport Strategy Officer at Leicester City Council remarked:

“As a forward-looking local authority, we are delighted to be working with Chargemaster, which is leading the charge on electric vehicle infrastructure and is making the UK a leader in this field.”

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3 Comments on "Chargemaster Installs Its 10,000th Public And Commercial EV Charging Point"

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kdawg

How many kW are they rated for?

Stephen

Does the UK have more public chargers than cars?
There is the chicken and egg debate about about public charger roll out. Is there a serious study available that can conclude whether public chargers really lead to more EV sales?

jmac

Some of the recharging points will be used more than others.

Holy Crap !!!

This used to be called common sense.