Zappi 2018 EV Charge Point (Image: myEnergi)

Government sets July 2019 date for smart EV charging deadline

The government has confirmed that only ‘smart’ electric vehicle chargepoints can be installed from July next year. In an announcement this morning, roads minister Jesse Norman and automotive minister Richard Harrington confirmed the phase-out date for older generation EV chargers, fulfilling a policy pledge first unveiled in October last year. The government defines smart chargers