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Siemens Unveils ‘Electric Avenue’ – UK’s First Fully-Electric Residential Road

Mar 18, 2020 | Press Releases

London, March 18, 2020: Siemens has unveiled the UK’s first avenue that has been fully converted to cater for electric vehicle (EV) charging. It’s been called ‘Electric Avenue, W9’ and is situated in London.

The project, in collaboration with ubitricity and Westminster City Council, has converted 24 lampposts into EV charge points. Resident can now charge their EVs at various locations along Sutherland Avenue, with two adjoining roads due to be completed in the coming weeks.

Cedrik Neike, Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and CEO of Siemens Smart Infrastructure, says: “We know that half of London’s air pollution is caused by road trasnport and Westminster is a particularly busy area. While we cannot solve the challenge of air quaility overnight, ‘Electric Avenue W9’ is an important showcase of what’s possible using existing city infrastructure. It illustrates how residential streets will look in the near future, and accelerate accelerates the shift to zero emission vehicles.”

Daniel Bentham, Managing Director of ubitricity UK, adds: “Our technology is designed to keep installation and maintenance costs low, which translates to long-term low costs for EV drivers and councils.”

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ubitricity is the leading charge point operator in the UK and hosts a network of over 6,000 public charge points. Supplying lamppost, bollard, fast and rapid charge point solutions, ubitricity works alongside local authorities to expand public charging infrastructure inline with residents’ needs. Based in Berlin and London the company also operates in other European countries such as Germany and France. ubitricity is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shell Group

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