Diggerland is thrilled to announce that all four of its UK digger-themed, adventure parks now provide free-to-use charging points for its patrons with electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. Transport is a major source of greenhouse gases in the UK and reducing the amount of greenhouse gases from transport will help the UK to realise its commitment to slash its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80%.
The charging units are Type II Mennekes, the standardised European connection that is suitable for plug-in electric vehicles in Europe; their installation at Diggerland Parks marks a “first” for theme parks and attractions in the UK.
Diggerland and its founder, Hugh Edeleanu, are heavily committed to doing whatever they can to preserve and protect the environment. Diggerland’s and Hugh’s eco-credentials do not however begin and end with merely providing free-to-use charging points for its customers with electric-vehicles, all the Diggerland parks annually plant shrubs and trees to improve the parks’ landscapes and create a wildlife-friendly habitat to help local species thrive.
Diggerland’s Head Office and parks also have extensive rooftop photovoltaic installations to harvest the sun’s energy to generate pollution-free electricity. Two of its parks, Devon and Yorkshire, now have biomass heating systems, and Hugh is currently looking at a promising, new-formula biofuel from Holland that independent studies have shown could cut the diggers’ diesel-engines’ emissions by as much as 85%!
Entrepreneur Hugh Edeleanu’s passion for conserving the environment for our children and our children’s children does not stop there. Diggerland’s sister company, EVision Supercars, is Hugh’s latest venture. EVision currently owns and operates a fleet of no fewer than 37, all-electric, Tesla Model ‘S’ luxury sedans for both self-drive and chauffeur-driven hire and airport transfers, including high-performance, all-electric Tesla P85Ds, with a 0-60mph of 3 seconds and a range of 250 miles.
For more information please visit Diggerland’s website.