WA EV Network charging station opens in Jurien Bay

Synergy workers and residents standing in front of EV charger in Jurien Bay, Western Australia
Image: Synergy

Residents and tourists with an electric vehicle (EV) can now charge their vehicle in Jurien Bay, a coastal town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 220km north of Perth.

The new EV charger links Perth to Northampton and is conveniently located at the Murray Street Road Reserve, near the Indian Ocean Drive shopping complex.

The EV charging site features a DC 150kW fast charger, allowing drivers to top up their EVs in as little as 20 minutes, and a back-up AC 7.6kW charger.

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Synergy delivered the fast charger in collaboration with the Shire of Dandaragan, to ensure a fast and enjoyable user experience.

WA EV Network charging stations are now operational across 11 locations across the state, including Kings Park, Carnarvon, Broome and Albany.

Synergy EV charging sites are opening soon in Southern Cross and Coolgardie, while Horizon Power is expected to deliver EV charging sites in Exmouth, Karratha, Esperance and Denham.

The WA EV Network will be the longest in Australia, with 98 EV charging stations across 49 locations. It will stretch over 7,000km, from Kununurra in the north, to Esperance in the south and east to Eucla.

The $21 million WA EV Network is part of the state government’s Electric Vehicle Strategy for Western Australia.

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Energy Minister Bill Johnston said, “The opening of this EV charging site in Jurien Bay is an exciting milestone in the WA EV Network.

“It links Perth to Northampton, with chargers now operating in Perth, Lancelin, Geraldton and Northampton.

“The EV charging sites are boosting tourism and making electric transportation more accessible for communities across WA.”

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