November 16, 2017

Electric vehicle charging facilities which draw on 100% renewable energy from street lampposts are set to be placed on the streets of Kensington and Chelsea, creating the largest network of its kind in central London.

A project between the borough council and tech companies OVO and Ubitricity will fast track the installation of 50 charging points, edie.net reported.

Following a trial earlier this year, Ubitricity’s ‘SimpleSockets’ will be available 24/7. The charge points will help cater for a growing demand for EV charging facilities in the area, Kensington and Chelsea Councilor Gerard Hargreaves said.

 

Read the full article: Financial Tribune < https://financialtribune.com/articles/economy-auto/76240/london-gets-ev-charging-lampposts >