November 14, 2017
  • Kensington and Chelsea to get 100% renewable energy lamp post electric car chargers
  • It’s an expansion of a London trial in June that saw 7 posts being converted
  • Drivers will need to buy the smart charging cable (up to £299) to access them
  • There is also a charging fee, subscription cost and £1 usage charge 

By 2040 the Government expects the nation’s drivers to buy nothing other than electric and hybrid cars.

But with just 14,000 public charge points in the UK and some 45 million UK licence holders to cater for, the powers that be have a huge task ahead if they want to provide enough plug-in locations for motorists in 23 years’ time.

One solution could be to convert lamp posts into charge points, which has already been trialed in London with seven installations.

Read the full article: Daily Mail / This is Money < http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars/article-5078293/Another-50-London-lamp-posts-double-EV-chargers.html >