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Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 53161, tabled on 15 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the total electrical output from electrical vehicle chargepoints in the UK in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

18 November 2016

According to estimates made by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, the amount of electricity used for road transport in the last 3 years for which data is available is:

2013 33 GWh

2014 68 GWh

2015 97 GWh

This is attributed to battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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