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Lamp post EV chargers

Kensington and Chelsea Council, Ovo and Ubitricity have signed a deal to allow more residents to charge their electric vehicles by plugging directly into council lamp posts.

The agreement will fast-track the installation of an extra 50 of Ubitricity’s electric vehicle charging points, SimpleSockets, which draw energy from street lamps across Kensington and Chelsea.

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

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