November 14, 2017

Kensington & Chelsea council has announced a project to install 50 electric vehicle charging points in street lamps across the borough to boost charging infrastructure for residents.

The work is being carried out alongside energy technology company OVO Energy and German technology firm Ubitricity, which is providing the SimpleSocket charging points which draw energy from street lamps.

The technology was trialled by the council earlier this year and is now being expanded to further increase Ubitricity’s electric vehicle charging capacity across central London.

To access the network, users buy a cable with an inbuilt electricity meter from the service provider, Ubitricity with access to one of two payment options.


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