AGL Energy’s retail arm is offering customers unlimited charging of electric vehicles for $1 a day from November.
In a significant boost to the flagging momentum for EVs in Austalia, AGL’s “all you can eat” offer extends to all electric vehicles for sale in Australia, from upmarket Teslas through to the Nissan Leaf.
Speaking at Australian Energy Week, chief executive Andy Vesey said the power supplied to the EVs would be “carbon offset” and the company would plant trees and undertake similar initiatives to match the carbon dioxide emissions of the power.
“For a dollar a day if you have an electric vehicle and you have an AGL smart meter and a charger you can get energy for that car for $1 a day, as much as you like,” Vesey told the conference.
Electric vehicle chargers cost around $1000 and AGL will either install existing chargers or supply new ones.