The increase in the rate of consumer movement from petrol/diesel based cars – across the electric vehicles – is now being matched by the increased rate of deployment for fast public chargers.
The Government has, over recent years, invested in this expansion of the charging infrastructure – and it would appear that we now have measurable results.
The number of on-street charging devices increased 36% to 12,009 in 2022, up from 8,842 devices at the end of 2021, according to figures published by Zap-Map, a leading charge point mapping service in the UK.
Over 100 high-speed charging hubs were opened for EV drivers in the outgoing year, the company said.
While London and the South East retain the top spots in terms of the highest number of charging points, 2022 saw thousands of chargers installed up and down the UK.