Consultation outcome

Transposition of Directive 2014/94/EU on alternative fuels infrastructure

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Consultation on proposed transposition of alternative fuels infrastructure directive: government response

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Detail of outcome

The final outcome of the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive consultation was released on 5 September 2017.

Main decisions are the:

  • removal of a proposed 10 day period for infrastructure operators to correct non-compliant infrastructure
  • amendment of civil sanction penalties ensuring any sanctions are in line with the cost of replacing the infrastructure
  • addition of a one year grace period for providing ‘ad-hoc’ access to alternative fuelling infrastructure, provided the infrastructure is updated by 17th November 2018

19 responses were received in the consultation.

Original consultation

Summary

Proposals for the transposition of the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive into UK law.

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Consultation description

This consultation provides an opportunity for interested parties to comment on the proposed method of transposing the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive into UK law.

This introduces for the first time requirements around the provision, accessibility and design standards of refuelling infrastructure for alternatively fuelled vehicles and ships.

It also sets out the proposed method for enforcing compliance with the requirements set out in the directive.

Documents

Proposed transposition of European Union Directive 2014/94/EU (Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive)

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Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive: regulatory triage assessment

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Published 24 October 2016
Last updated 5 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Final outcome to the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive consultation released.
  2. First published.