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Charged environment as apartments are prepped for electric cars

In the face of significant infrastructure challenges, state governments are funding an expansion of electric vehicle charging capabilities across hundreds of large apartment complexes.

Woman with shoulder bag walks past electric vehicle charging in apartment complex car park.
The NSW Government is updating regulations to make sure all new buildings and precincts are constructed and wired to be ‘EV ready’.

When it comes to adoption of emissions-reducing electric vehicles (EVs) Australian drivers are international laggards, but baby steps are being taken to prepare homeowners with the infrastructure needed to charge the environmentally friendly cars.

In Sydney and Melbourne, funding has been announced for electrical upgrades to inner city apartment car parks to allow them to fit EV charging stations in tenants’ bays.

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