Apartment blocks to be wired for electric car chargers

Under a new EU directive, all new apartment developments with more than ten car parking spaces will have to contain the power capacity and the ducting for electric car chargers from 2020 onwards

18th February, 2018

All major new apartment developments will have to be wired for electric car chargers within the next two years, due to a new EU rule. It comes as the government is trying to boost the roll-out of zero-emission electric vehicles to reduce the level of carbon dioxide emissions.

It is difficult for apartment owners to install electric car chargers because they usually need to hire an electrician to set up the power supply and get...

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