Policy paper: Electric vehicle smart charging action plan


January 18
09:33 2023

Electric vehicle smart charging action plan

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This action plan sets out the steps that government and Ofgem will take to deliver energy flexibility from electric vehicle (EV) charging, providing affordable, green power. The actions cover 3 categories:

  • making smart charging the affordable, convenient choice for consumers: increasing consumer confidence in smart charging and providing appropriate protections for a positive experience
  • providing the right business landscape for electric vehicle smart charging products: regulations, standards and innovation for safe goods and services that give consumers choice, and work for the charging market and energy flexibility
  • an energy system ready for electric vehicle smart charging: accessible tariffs and flexibility services that incentivise smart charging, plus energy system data and tools / measures in place to plan, incentivise and manage risks arising from EV flexibility, in the context of wider energy retail, network and market changes

Alongside the action plan, we have issued:

Published 18 January 2023

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