Eight new electric vehicle charging points will soon be available for Aldi customers in County Wexford.
Aldi are doubling the number of EV charging points offered at its stores over next year.
Eight additional EV charging points will be available at Aldi’s Newtown Road and Trinity Street stores, with charging points already available in Dublin, Cork, Meath, Wicklow, Kildare, Cavan, Mayo and Kerry.
The charging points are currently free to use and are powered by 100pc green electricity, as are all Aldi stores.
41 additional EV charging points in Wexford, Galway, Louth, Dublin, Meath, Kerry, Cork and Mayo are scheduled for installation over the next 12 months, with a total of 79 EV charging points to be available across 19 ALDI stores.
ALDI’s initiative aims to support the Government’s National EV Charging Infrastructure Strategy, which prioritises the delivery of rapid charge points over the next five years to facilitate the Government’s target of having almost a million EVs on Irish roads by 2030.
Aldi Group Managing Director Niall O’Connor, said: “We want to help Aldi shoppers in County Wexford live more sustainable lives and are constantly looking at new, innovative ways to make it easier for them to shop with Aldi. By increasing our EV charging offering across our Wexford stores, our aim is to support customers in making environmentally friendly choices so that together we can work towards a greener future.”
ALDI has invested heavily in improving its energy management systems and its entire store network is now powered by 100pc wind generated energy.