The government has already announced that it wants to end the sale of traditional gasoline and diesel cars and vans by 2030 – although critics say there is no clear plan to get there.
The new initiative is expected to be another part of the current government’s strategy to reduce emissions and act as a world leader on green issues.
In addition to new properties to provide charging ports, buildings that have undergone “major renovations” will also be forced to upgrade.
The charging ports are used to recharge the batteries while electric vehicles (VE) like the Tesla Model 3, the Skoda Enyaq and the Fiat 500 EV.
They are also used to fill the cells of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), such as the BMW 330 E series, the Mercedes E 300 e and the Volkswagen Golf eHybrid.
Talk to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) annual conference, Boris Johnson should say, “We will require new homes and buildings to have charging points for electric vehicles – with 145,000 additional charging points to be installed thanks to this regulation.”
“We are investing in new projects to turn wind power into hydrogen and our net zero strategy is expected to trigger around £ 90bn of private sector investment, leading to the creation of highly skilled and highly paid jobs within the framework. of our unifying and leveling mission across the country. “
The new measures will apply to both homes and non-residential buildings, as well as renovations to properties with more than 10 parking spaces.
Using a normal wall outlet at home to charge an electric vehicle is a time-consuming process, with the RAC saying it’s “far” a better option to have a dedicated charger.
The company claims the average cost of installing a dedicated home charger is around £ 800 – but financial support is available from the government.
Mr Johnson is expected to tell the CBE that the UK will gain by being the first to change its economy and go net zero.
He should say, “This is a pivotal moment, we cannot continue as we are.
“We need to adapt our economy to the green industrial revolution.
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“We have to use our massive investment in science and technology and we have to increase our productivity, then we have to get out of your way.
“We must regulate less or better and take advantage of new freedoms. ”