German Siemens has unveiled the U.K.'s first electric avenue in London, which has been converted to cater for electric vehicle (EV) charging, Siemens said in a recent statement.
According to the statement, the project, in collaboration with ubitricity - a provider of charging infrastructure, and Westminster City Council, has successfully converted 24 lampposts along 800 meters of Sutherland Avenue 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," the statement read.
According to the statement, 80% of motorists in central London believe it is 'very important' that air quality is improved
So far, Siemens and ubitricity have now completed over 1,300 installations covering the breadth of the city.
By Gulsen Cagatay