RAW Charging, the go-to electric vehicle chargepoint operator for the hospitality, leisure and retail sectors, is celebrating World EV Day by offering drivers the opportunity to charge for free across a variety of destinations on Saturday 9 September 2023.
RAW’s charging network which includes popular sites such as McArthurGlen outlets in York, Bridgend, and the East Midlands, over 500 chargers at Greene King pubs across the UK and several hotels and spas under the Exclusive brand such as Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa in Surrey will offer free charging for drivers throughout the day. Free charging will begin at 12:01am on Saturday 9 September and normal fees will resume at 23:59 on the same day. Predominantly AC fast charging, RAW’s partner destinations provide drivers with simple usable chargepoints.
As sector specialists in the hospitality, leisure and retail industries, RAW wants to celebrate World EV Day by giving back to drivers through offering free charging at selected sites across the UK, to further highlight the growing importance of affordable, reliable destination charging. By providing EV charging, businesses can attract new and existing EV-driving customers through word-of-mouth and third-party platforms.
RAW’s other major clients include Merlin Entertainments, Bespoke Hotels and National Trust alongside commercial property owners where RAW is developing brownfield land into their own Charge Yards including new developments in Bishop Auckland and Croydon. RAW works with a variety of businesses in the hospitality, leisure and retail sectors, who would like to offer EV charging and looks to continue delivering destination charging across the UK and Europe.
Jason Simpson, CEO, RAW Charging, said:
“For a second year in a row, we’d like to celebrate World EV Day by giving back to the EV drivers of the UK. Our partnerships with businesses in the hospitality, leisure and retail sectors show the importance of destination charging and we’d like to thank our customers at these venues by offering free charging on 9 September 2023. We look forward to continuing our rollout of destination charging across the UK and Europe to help aide the transition to EVs.”