Wiltshire Council has been awarded £480,000 over the next two years by the Department for Transport to spend on staff who will plan and support delivery of growth in the electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the county.

The DfT's Local EV Infrastructure (LEVI) Fund supports local authorities in England to develop infrastructure for residents that do not have access to off-street parking, such as on drives. 

The funding will be spent on five project officers who will create a strategy that will research and set out the sites and maps of EV charge point locations. The team will also apply for more DfT LEVI funding of up to £3.88m to bring EV infrastructure providers on board.

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