Massive increase in use of electric vehicle charging points

Date published: 31 October 2014

The use of electric vehicle charging points across Greater Manchester has increased almost twelvefold during their first operational year.

In September 2014, 974 public charge sessions were recorded, 11.8 times more than the 82 sessions recorded during September 2013 – the scheme’s first full month of operation.

Under the Greater Manchester Electric Vehicle (GMEV) scheme over 300 charging points have been installed throughout Greater Manchester including River Street Car Park in Rochdale, Rochdale Town Hall Car Park and Rochdale Train Station with another charging bay in Middleton Arena car park.

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