FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

14 September 2021

Please provide the name of your local authority in full

1. How many public EV charging points are there within your Local Authority area? *

2. What is the most common speed of EV charging points within the local authority area? Please select N/A if there are no EV charging points. *

Fast (7kw Single Phase)

Faster (22kw Three phase)

Rapid (43kW AC/ 50kW DC)

Ultra-Rapid (100+ kW DC)

N/A

3. How many 22kW or above EV charging points are planned for installation within your local authority in the next 12 months *

4. How many EV charging providers currently operate within your Local Authority? *

5. Do public EV charging points need planning permission in your Local Authority? *

6. Does the Local Authority currently operate any public EV charging points? *

7. Does the Local Authority have an EV charging point strategy in place? *

8. If yes to above, please provide any information about your strategy that you would like to add.

This might include your wider opportunities and challenges, opportunities, EV charging installation targets, renewable energy mixes, speeds, etc. Please note this question is optional

9. How does your Local Authority plan to pay for installing future EV charging points? *

Please select one answer

Local Authority owned and operated

Public/private partnership

Wholly third party owned and operated

10. What is the greatest barrier to the deployment of EV charging points? *

Please select one answer

Cost

Energy network constraints (e.g. lack of network capacity)

Lack of demand from members of the public

Changes in technology making installations redundant

 



East Herts Council Response

11 October 2021

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

 

  1. How many public EV charging points are there within your Local Authority area? * Currently 13 EV units operating owned by East Herts Council. Regarding wider publically available EV charger units then all the info at  https://www.zap-map.com/live/   The following  responses only refer to East Herts Council owned unit currently operating or planned.

2. What is the most common speed of EV charging points within the local authority area? Please select N/A if there are no EV charging points. *

Fast (7kw Single Phase) 7.2kWkr and 11kWhr

Faster (22kw Three phase)

Rapid (43kW AC/ 50kW DC)

Ultra-Rapid (100+ kW DC)

N/A

3. How many 22kW or above EV charging points are planned for installation within your local authority in the next 12 months * 2 twin units

4. How many EV charging providers currently operate within your Local Authority? * we do not hold this data but  the questioner  may possibly obtain  it via reference to https://www.zap-map.com/live/

5. Do public EV charging points need planning permission in your Local Authority? * Depends  on national planning legislation and location of charger unit

6. Does the Local Authority currently operate any public EV charging points? * Yes

7. Does the Local Authority have an EV charging point strategy in place? * No (one under development)

8. If yes to above, please provide any information about your strategy that you would like to add. n/a

This might include your wider opportunities and challenges, opportunities, EV charging installation targets, renewable energy mixes, speeds, etc. Please note this question is optional

9. How does your Local Authority plan to pay for installing future EV charging points? * Combination of all 3 plus grant funding

Please select one answer

Local Authority owned and operated

Public/private partnership

Wholly third party owned and operated

10. What is the greatest barrier to the deployment of EV charging points? * This question calls for speculation which is outside the scope of FOI requests

Please select one answer

Cost

Energy network constraints (e.g. lack of network capacity)

Lack of demand from members of the public

Changes in technology making installations redundant

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

For re-use of information and conditions on the use of personal data  please see

https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/about-east-herts-0/information-requests/re-use-council-information

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.