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Electric Avenue W9

The UK’s first ‘electric avenue’ – a half-mile long street equipped with charging points for electric vehicles (EVs) has been launched in London by Siemens. 

Working with ubitricity and Westminster City Council, the company has converted 24 lampposts into EV charge points using existing city infrastructure. 

Residents can now charge EVs at various locations along Sutherland Avenue in London W9, with a further two adjoining roads due to be completed in the coming weeks. 

Siemens and ubitricity say they have completed over 1,300 EV charging installations covering the breadth of the city, significantly funded from the Go Ultra Low Cities Scheme.

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