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Polar network to have 25,000 charging points across the UK in next three years

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Chargemaster forecasts it will see more than one million public charging sessions per year on its Polar network by 2020.

It says it will expand significantly over the coming years to provide around 25,000 charging points across the UK by the end of 2020, including several thousand rapid chargers, many of which will be 150kW units, capable of providing around 100 miles of range in just 10 minutes.

David Martell, chief executive of Chargemaster, said: “We will continue to provide the largest proportion of both home and public charging infrastructure in the UK in the coming years, and expect to see a huge increase in the use of both the Polar network, and the deployment of our UK-made Homecharge units.

“Over 42,000 EV drivers in the UK already use the Polar network, and we expect that figure to rise dramatically by 2020, when we predict there will be over 500,000 EVs on UK roads.”

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