17 Apr '18, 9am

The smart city's blueprint for EV infrastructure

In London, residents can request that charging stations be installed on their block . A company, Ubitricity, will install EV charging plugs on lampposts on the requested block and send customers a cord to charge their vehicle. Los Angeles is also deploying charging stations on streetlights in the city. The New Orleans City Council unanimously passed legislation in September 2017 allowing residents to apply for permits to install electric vehicle charging stations in front of their homes , on public property. Seattle has also started a similar pilot program. In the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, Allego, a private company, partners with municipalities to facilitate installation of chargers in front of people’s homes . The company installs the charger for no cost and bills customers for electricity usage. Singapore’s electric carsharing program, which launched in December ...

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