Kings Meadows could be the first place in Tasmania to have an ultra-fast electric vehicle charging station installed, with construction underway on a site near Meadow Mews.
The 350 kilowatt station at 35 Guy Street will be able to give an electric vehicle 200 kilometres range in only eight minutes and will be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy.
Chargefox announced last year Campbell Town would have the state's first ultra-fast charging station by the end of 2019 but later changed the planned location of their station to Kings Meadows.
A Chargefox spokesperson said no timeline could be given on when the project would be up and running but construction had begun at the site.
"We decided to continue our roll out of Australia's largest [electric vehicle] network in Kings Meadow because that location connects Devonport and Launceston in the north as well as Hobart in the south," they said.
"It gives [elective vehicle] drivers, no matter where their final destination, the chance to quickly and easily charge their vehicle."
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The Kings Meadows charger is part of Chargefox's national roll-out of 22 stations.
The aim of ultra-fast charging stations across Australia is to give drivers an equivalent experience to refuelling a petrol or diesel vehicle.
Tasmania has more than 50 charging stations but none have the speed capabilities of the proposed station.
In October 2018 Launceston installed the state's first public fast charger with a 50 kilowatt station taking between 20 to 60 minutes to give drivers a 250-500 kilometre range per hour.
An ultra-fast charger has been proposed for Campbell Town by Evie Networks, with a development application lodged with the Northern Midlands Council.