The City and Region are currently developing a low carbon fuel transport strategy which is underpinned by the overall city development plans.
Public accessing of Council website provides many links to sites promoting Dundee's development to low carbon vehlcles and information and benefits to moving to these alternative fuels.
Dundee City Council is involved in on-going partnership with Co Wheels car sharing company providing EV charging infrastructure to support for Co Wheels public accessible electric vehicle fleet.
Dundee City Council has over 30 EV vehicles that are available to over 300 employees through an on-line booking system.This scheme is to be expanded to Cities two universities.
The city with infrastructure funding from the Scottish government has an active campaign to provide workplace charging for all local business.
Ongoing projects have recently involved private company investment
The City presently has 15 rapid chargers within the city which will become 28 by April 2017.This will provide a rapid charger within 3 miles in the city.
City council has agreed to offer free charging until 2017 with the option to extend to 2018 depending on EV uptake levels.
Whole city has worked in patnership bringing public and private sectors to install infrastructure that has common functionality and accessible to all users throughout the region.
Presently piloting an EV work home charging scheme where employees are using smart cables enabling electricity to be billed to the council when electricity is sourced from employees home address
The city has one of the most integrated EV infrastructures in the UK however major expansion of EV network is required to facilitate projected increase EV uptake in city and surrounding areas.
All analytic data on city chargers is available on request to our infrastructure back office (CYC Comunications)
Consultation on-going proposing restricting all combustible engine vehicles from city centre area.
Free electricity until 2018.Access to city centre
EV drivers have 4hrs free parking within the city .
The council will spend 2 million on public/private infrastructure this year.
Dundee City Council have legisation in place where new buildings plans accomodating over 20 people require EV charging infrastructure to be adopted at this site.
Dundee City Council is currently drafting it's Transport Mobility Contract which is a 3.3 million pounds tender which runs for 3 years.The contract is open to the local taxi industry to move staff and general public around the city as required by various council departments.This contract tender scoring criteria will be weighted significantly towards EV vehicles thus further encouraging Taxi industry to switch to electric vehicles.
|Type of vehicles||Category||Total AF vehicles||BEV||PHEV||FCEV||Natural gas||Total vehicles|
|Passenger cars||M1 Total||40.000 vehicles weekly commute into Dundee||no data|
|Passenger cars||M1 City Fleet||53||51||2||455|
|Buses (Public Transport)||M2+M3 City Fleet||27||27||87|
|Light Commercial Vehicles||N1 City Fleet||19||19||258|
|Light Commercial Vehicles||N1 Total||no data|
|Heavy Duty Vehicles||N2/N3 City Fleet||55|
|Light vehicles (quadricycles)||L6/L7||N/A|
|Light vehicles (two-wheelers)||L1-L5||N/A|
|e-bike or e-motor sharing||L1-L5|
|Infrastructure||Place||Accessibility||Normal power||High power > 22 kW||HFS||NGFS|
|3.5 kW||7 kW||11 - 22 kW||Combo||ChaDeMo||Type 2 AC||Tesla SC|
|EV Charging points||Street||All||6|
|Any||City fleet or contracted||32||2|
|Any||Taxi or Car sharing||5|
|Hydrogen filling stations|
|Natural Gas filling stations||Any||All|
|Any||City fleet or contracted|