Towns get charged up for electric cars

Every town in Ireland with more 1,500 inhabitants will have electric vehicle charge points by the end of the year, as part of ESB's €10 million spend on infrastructure.

14th July, 2012
Towns get charged up for electric cars
Paul Mulvaney of ESB. Photo: Feargal Ward

Every town in Ireland with over 1,500 inhabitants will have electric vehicle (EV) charge points by the end of the year, as part of ESB's €10 million spend on infrastructure in the sector.

The ESB e-cars division has been working with companies in Ireland - including Intel and Eveo systems - to develop related products and services, and some of these are being manufactured in Ireland by companies such as M2C. A special insurance policy called...

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