The UK must speed up its progress on developing infrastructure to support the drive in electric vehicles (EVs).
The call from Energy UK comes as its new report suggests more than 105,000 EVs were on UK roads last month and around 600 million vehicle miles per year are now powered by electricity.
It believes EVs can point the way to a future where greater flexibility and new technology transforms the way consumers use energy and cleaner and more efficient transport helping tackle air pollution, boosting manufacturing as well as contributing to meeting energy demand.
Some of its recommendations include:
The trade body says the energy industry is committed to working with other sectors and ministers to develop a clear strategy to support “holistic decarbonisation”, encouraging sustainable supply chains and providing certainty for consumers.