EV Drivers using Orkney Islands Council’s charging points which have been free up to now will from next Monday, 6th of May have to pay a fee.
OIC has 4 rapid and 12 fast-medium chargers
- There will be a 25p-per-kWh (kilowatt hour) fee for rapid chargers, with a minimum charge of £2 for each visit.
- The fee for fast-medium chargers will be 20p per kWh, with a minimum charge of £1.
- There will be a penalty of £5 if a rapid charger is used for more than an hour, or if a fast-medium charger is used for more than three hours.