Roadside charging stations for electric vehicles considered

News | Published:

THERE are now 75 fully electric vehicles registered in the island, more than double the 35 of 12 months ago.

Traffic and Highway Services said it was looking into the possibility of pay-as-you-charge stations around St Peter Port.

As part of the transport strategy, it was keen to put better resources in place for electric vehicle owners.

'Officers in Traffic and Highway Services are currently investigating the possibility of introducing a small number of pay-as-you-charge stations in St Peter Port as one of the transport strategy work streams.'

According to the States' Guernsey Facts and Figures booklet for 2016, there

were 82,777 vehicles registered at the end of 2015, a reduction of 811 on the previous year.

But that figure includes vehicles which are no longer in use on the roads.

Private motor vehicles numbered 58,991 and accounted for 83% of registered vehicles in 2015 (excluding motorcycles). There were 12,129 commercial vehicles registered in 2015 and 11,657 motorcycles.

Sorry, we are not accepting comments on this article.


Top Stories


More from the Guernsey Press


UK & International News