Summary of actions for Government

Summary of actions for Government

PUBLIC SECTOR LEADERSHIP ACTION 1 Transport Scotland to continue to engage with colleagues across Government and the wider public sector to promote the inclusion of plug-in vehicles in relevant policies and strategies Ongoing
ACTION 4 Scottish Government, as part of ongoing vehicle replacement cycle, to replace fossil-fueled vehicles with plug-in vehicles, where appropriate Ongoing
ACTION 7 Scottish Government to prepare legislation to implement a new permitted development right for off-road charge points 2013-14
ACTION 15 Transport Scotland to provide funding and work with partners to support evidence-based analysis of public sector fleets to create new opportunities for the deployment of plug-in vehicles 2013-15
ACTION 20 Transport Scotland to install charge points at all main Scottish Government buildings 2013-14
ACTION 32 Scottish Government to consider how best to strengthen guidance for planning authorities relating to plug-in vehicle charge point provision in new developments as part of a review of Scottish Planning Policy 2013-14

 

STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS ACTION 2 Transport Scotland to review the existing evidence base and identify needs for new research or data to support the development of policies which impact on plug-in vehicles, such as air quality, health and energy Ongoing
ACTION 8 Scottish Government and its partners to continue to engage with international plug-in vehicle networks and projects to attract funding and support policy debates Ongoing
ACTION 10 Transport Scotland to work with OLEV to share data and insights from the Plugged in Places project 2013-14
ACTION 16 The Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and partners in the public and private sector to promote Scotland as an attractive location to introduce new consumer offerings and mobility services for plug-in vehicles Ongoing
ACTION 18 Transport Scotland to continue to provide funding for the safe and convenient installation of domestic, workplace and en-route charge points 2013-15
ACTION 22 Transport Scotland to commission a review of the opportunities to transition infrastructure provision in Scotland from a Government-funded pilot to a private sector-led initiative that meets Scotland's long-term needs for recharging infrastructure 2014-15
ACTION 24 Transport Scotland to roll out a network of pay-as-you-go charge points in Scotland - making payment for charging/parking as straightforward as possible for plug-in vehicle drivers 2013-14
ACTION 25 Transport Scotland to deploy rapid charge points at intervals of at least 50 miles on Scotland's primary road network to enable extended all-electric journeys 2013-15
ACTION 26 Scottish Green Bus Fund to continue to support the wider roll-out of low emission buses across Scotland Ongoing
ACTION 27 Support for the promotion of shared plug-in vehicles through the Developing Car Clubs in Scotland programme Ongoing
ACTION 28 Transport Scotland to continue the deployment of charge points at park and ride sites and other transport interchanges 2013-15
ACTION 29 Transport Scotland to encourage the deployment of electric vehicle charging points at railway stations with bidders for the new ScotRail Franchise 2013-15
ACTION 34 Scottish Enterprise to unite, understand, support and strengthen Smart Mobility activity including (but not limited to) Transport Systems, Informatics and Energy Companies from which economic benefits flow. This will include growing capability and capacity around Smart Mobility, stimulating projects, realising benefits and expanding global reach 2013-14

 

INCENTIVES ACTION 3 Scottish Government to determine the role plug-in vehicles can play in Air Quality Action Plans as part of the review of Local Air Quality Management in Scotland 2013-14
ACTION 5 Transport Scotland to work with Energy Saving Trust and other stakeholders to prepare guidance on the actions that can be taken to promote plug-in vehicles 2013-14
ACTION 13 Scottish Government to work with the UK Government to assess the future provision of incentives and the most effective way to support the developing markets for plug-in vehicles Ongoing
ACTION 14 Transport Scotland to work with local authorities, planning authorities and COSLA to develop a national framework for local incentives 2014-15
ACTION 17 Scottish Government to continue working closely with industry to meet the changing needs of the plug-in vehicle market Ongoing
ACTION 30 Scottish Government to work with partners to undertake a study into the development of a national framework for establishing low emission zones 2014

 

MOBILISING STAKEHOLDERS ACTION 6 Transport Scotland to establish a multi-stakeholder group on fleets to review the challenges and opportunities for wider adoption and prepare necessary guidance and advice for public and private sector organisations 2013-14
ACTION 9 Transport Scotland to continue to co-ordinate partnership working and promote communication across the plug-in vehicle stakeholder community. Ongoing
ACTION 19 Transport Scotland to establish a multi-stakeholder group on recharging to review the challenges and opportunities and prepare necessary guidance and advice for public and private sector organisations 2013-14
ACTION 31 Transport Scotland to establish a multi-stakeholder group on energy systems to review the challenges and opportunities and prepare necessary guidance and advice for public and private sector organisations 2013-14
ACTION 33 Scottish Government to continue to work with energy suppliers to encourage the deployment of tariffs and technologies to manage recharging behaviours and maximise the emission reduction benefits across Scotland Ongoing

 

OUTREACH AND EDUCATION ACTION 11 Scottish Government to develop a plug-in vehicle marketing campaign as part of wider Greener Scotland activity, to raise awareness, promote incentives and communicate benefits of plug-in vehicles 2013-14
ACTION 12 Energy Saving Trust to continue to promote its support for Scottish businesses to adopt plug-in vehicles through EV Awareness Raising Workshops, Sustainable Transport Advice Service and Interest Free Low Carbon Transport Loans and FuelGood driver training Ongoing
ACTION 21 Transport Scotland to develop an outreach and education strategy for plug-in vehicles 2013-15
ACTION 23 Transport Scotland to continue to develop the electric vehicle content on the Greener Scotland website to provide information on plug-in vehicles, recharging and respond to the needs of EV and PHEV drivers 2013-14
ACTION 35 Energy Saving Trust to launch an electric vehicle network tool for individuals and organisations to allow them to speak to current plug-in vehicle owners and experience plug-in vehicles first hand at their local dealerships 2013
ACTION 36 The Scottish Government and industry bodies to work with Education Scotland to review existing resource provision for schools relating to plug-in vehicles and develop further where appropriate 2013-15
ACTION 37 Scottish Government to work with industry, Skills Development Scotland and other key stakeholders, such as the Scottish Funding Council, to quantify and determine the nature and demand for plug-in vehicle education and skills and review and revise provision accordingly 2013-15