New electric vehicle charging point number 1,000 has been unveiled in Fulham.
The new Crondace Road bay was installed by Hammersmith & Fulham Council’s partners, Source London, and is their 1,000th to be created in London.
Cllr Stephen Cowan, Leader of the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, was joined by executives from Source London and parent company, Bollore, for the unveiling in Fulham.
“Over the last five years, we’ve worked hard to deliver the largest electric vehicle charging network in London,” Cllr Cowan said.
“By the end of this year, we’ll have more than 250 charging points across H&F. And along with the Blue City electric car club from Source London, we’re making it easier than ever for our residents to go electric and help cut air pollution.”
Watch a short video marking charging point #1,000 in Fulham
Growing use of EVs
Source London’s charging points were the first to be installed ‘on-street’ in H&F.
The demand for electric vehicles continues to grow and by March 2019, Source London’s charging points in H&F were used for 5,500 hours – compared with just 3,250 in March 2018.
“We are delighted to have reached our 1,000th charge point – this is a milestone not for us, but for London,” said Christophe Arnaud, managing director of Source London.
Network continues to grow
H&F Council will shortly install the last of 81 new lamppost column charging points, to further bolster the network and make it easier for users to find a charging point near their home.
Combined with the Source London network and other rapid and fast-charge points in H&F, there’s now a charging point within 400m of every home or business in the borough.
H&F Council has been quick to foster a growing EV network as part of its ambition to be the greenest borough in Britain.
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