EValu8, the East of England's bid to become a Plugged in Place has been approved by Government. Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Transport made the announcement on 14 December. The project will see the installation of 1,200 charging points across the East of England.
Registered in October 2010, EValu8 Transport Innovations Ltd is a company set up by the University of Hertfordshire specifically to deliver the EValu8 project.
The company will oversee the installation of the innovation network and 600 plug-in posts across the East of England, the majority of which will be double recharging points. The posts will be located in and around the eight key clusters of Bedford (75 posts), Cambridge (84 posts), Ipswich (63 posts), Norwich (84 posts), Peterborough (75 posts), Luton and Hertfordshire (105 posts) and Thames Gateway South Essex (114 posts).
To find out more about Evalu8: www.evalu8-ti.org.uk