Electric Vehicle Charging Network

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By Kim Giddens

17 August 2021

Announcement that 45 locations to become part of our Electric Vehicle fast charging network - this will expand the network to 90 charging locations across the state. 

Construction has started on the world's longest electric vehicle highway, with the town of Kalbarri to be the first location to receive a charger on the WA EV Network.

Work on the installation of the first charging stations began at Kalbarri and Northampton, with construction then starting at Geraldton site.

The sites are expected to be operational early next year with works on the remaining locations on Western Australia's main electricity grid, the South West Interconnected System, throughout 2023.

The contract for the installation of the standard and fast chargers will be awarded to several local WA companies over the duration of the project.

The WA EV Network will stretch from Kununurra in the north, to Esperance in the south and east to Eucla.

The $20 million project extends more than 6,600 kilometres with 98 chargers across 49 locations.

The EV Network is part of the State Government's Electric Vehicle Action Plan.

To view the Electric Vehicle Action Plan, visit https://www.wa.gov.au