Vector disputes claim lines companies slowing EV charger rollout

Vector disputes claim lines companies slowing EV charger rollout
The lines company has advice for the govt on the EV charger rollout. (Image: Getty)
Ian Llewellyn
As the government tries to work out how to achieve its target of a tenfold increase in electric vehicle chargers, Vector says lines companies should not be forced to subsidise the rollout.The government has pledged to provide a comprehensive, nationwide EV network of 10,000 public chargers by 2030. This compares to around 1,200 being available when National made the pledge.It is not small change at stake.EV chargers come at various prices, but most companies cite an average of between $40,000 to $60,000 a charger.Take the midpoint of $50,000 an...

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