The federal government provided $6 million in funding to locate 18 ultra-fast electric vehicle recharge stations powered by renewable energy under the ARENA.
The first and largest EV charging network, Chargefox is building the $15 million EV charging network on the main highway that links Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Adelaide.
The 42 charging stations are designed for all models of electric vehicles sold in Australia and will provide a range of 400km or up to 80 per cent capacity within 15 minutes of charging.
“Electric vehicles have the potential to lower transport costs, enhance fuel security, and increasingly create more sustainable cities with less pollution and better health outcomes for our communities” said Angus Taylor, Minister for Energy Angus.
ARENA says that these 21 charging sites are just the beginning to learn more visit their website.