e-mobility for everyone – with lamp post charge points for the UK

e-mobility for everyone – with lamp post charge points for the UK

Charge points for EVs are not only found at home, at work and at petrol stations, but also everywhere in public spaces. With ubitricity, it is possible to charge electric vehicles at urban lamp posts in the UK.

Fully integrated into the lamp post, the charging point “Chelsea” allows UK’s city residents without a private parking space to charge easily with a standard type 2 cable in the immediate surroundings of their home.

Today, there are already more than 4,500 ubitricity charge points installed around the UK, making it the country’s largest public charging network!

Ready to install EV lamp post charge points in your area?

Lamp post charge point “Chelsea”

  • uses existing infrastructure and keeps footpaths free
  • network-compatible
  • short planning, highly scalable & quick installation
  • easy to use for all EV drivers
  • easy to relocate if required (new cycle paths)
  • fully compliant to UK standards
  • low investment and operating costs

Public EV charge points for urban residential areas

Charging at lamp posts in urban regions offers enormous potential, as 40 to 60 percent of drivers living in major UK towns and cities do not have a private parking space with no possibility to charge conveniently at their doorstep overnight.

ubitricity’s lamp post charge point “Chelsea” closes this gap and enables a UK-wide expansion of charging infrastructure in public spaces, thus supporting the adoption of electric vehicles.

Easy access to public EV charge points

A charge point for electric vehicles is only as good as its user-friendliness. At ubitricity charge points, EV drivers can choose between different access, billing and payment options.

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Implementation of lamp post charge point “Chelsea” in your area

We want to keep the implementation as easy as possible and offer flexible full-service solutions for the whole life-cycle of an ubitricity charge point.

For the actual installation in UK’s streets, we provide two variants of “Chelsea” charge points, according to the local feature of your cityscape.

1. Fully integrated / retrofitted into lamp post: Our most popular version is fully-integrated into the lamp post column. This is possible if the lamp post is located directly at the street kerb.

2. Satellite bollard: The smart solution if a lamp post is not located directly at the street kerb. The bollard is always connected to a lamp post and therefore also requires no major groundworks.

Technical info of charge point “Chelsea”:

Charging capacitystandard max. 5.8kW (single-phase, 25 A)
Rated voltage230V
Charging modeMode 3
Communication protocolsOCPP v1.6 Core + communication protocol, Firmware over the air updates
Housingsuitable for poles with an inner diameter of > 110 mm in the base and > 67 mm in the column

Contact us and secure your advantages

Lamp post charge point “Chelsea” for the UK by ubitricity:

  • Suitable for everyday use: ideal for charging when the car is already parked in an existing location, for example overnight or during work
  • User-friendly: illuminated locations, quick and easy use
  • Grid-friendly: slow charging with low voltage not only relieves the power grid and avoids power peaks, but also protects the car battery and extends its service life
  • Resource-saving: low material consumption due to a compact solution and integration into existing street furniture – supports scalability area-wide and cost-effectively
  • Note: Unfortunately, the purchase of lamp post charge points by private individuals is not possible. As a private individual, please contact your city / municipality / district directly and feel free to draw the attention of those responsible to our solution.
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