Renfrewshire Council are to install more electric vehicle charging points to help tackle climate change new dual electric vehicle charging units.

The work will start on Monday 14th June and is expected to be completed by August 2021. The new 7kW dual outlet electric vehicle chargers will be installed at Falcon Crescent in Ferguslie, a new unit at Glenburn Community Centre and Kirklandneuk Community Centre, Renfrew.

Kenny MacLaren, SNP councillor for Paisley Northwest, has welcomed the news.

Councillor MacLaren told Renfrewshire News: “It’s good to see more electric vehicle charging points being installed across Renfrewshire,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) commenting on the planned installation of new Electric Vehicle Charging installations.

“If we are serious about tackling climate change, we need to provide more alternatives to petrol and diesel vehicles. These new charging points will help those who want to switch over to driving electric vehicles.

“It’s great to see these new electric vehicle charging points in local communities across Renfrewshire rather than just being installed in town centres.

“By spreading new charging points across our communities, Renfrewshire will boost the options of those who are looking at driving electric vehicles.”

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