Orkney Islands Council has received £180,000 from the Scottish Government as part of an annual funding programme which further develops the ChargePlace Scotland network.
“We need to change behaviours and challenge beliefs that car ownership remains a necessity.”
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Orkney’s OHAL is one of 8 Housing Associations in Scotland which will benefit from £510,000 investment from the Scottish Government.
Maree Todd ““I welcome the news that the number of ultra-low emission and electric vehicles in Orkney is continuing to rise.”
The number of ultra-low emission and electric vehicles in Orkney has increased by 135% since last year, up from 161 in the third quarter of 2017 to 217 in the same period in 2018.
Residents will be able to hire electric cars when they are needed.