The UK’s first forecourt dedicated to electric vehicles has opened


The facility is able to charge up to 36 electric vehicles at once, and uses rooftop solar panels.


The U.K.’s first forecourt dedicated to charging electric vehicles opened for business on Monday, as part of a plan to establish more than 100 similar sites across the country. 

Sustainable energy firm Gridserve’s forecourt is able to charge 36 electric vehicles at once. The company says the chargers will provide road users with as much as 350 kilowatts of charging power, allowing 200 miles of range to be added to a vehicle in 20 minutes.

In terms of cost, drivers will pay 24 pence (around 32 cents) per kilowatt hour of energy, with Gridserve stating that a “typical charge from 20% to…


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