‘Home charging for many will be key, but for those living in apartments or with no off-street parking it is essential that the number of on-street fast chargers available is increased rapidly.’

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A Volvo hybrid car connected to a charging point: Vehicle charging will have to be commercialised, the ESB has flagged. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

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