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Voltpost launches lamppost EV charger in US

US-based lamppost EV charging company Voltpost has launched its curbside EV charger. The company retrofits lampposts into a modular and upgradable Level 2 EV charging platform powered by a mobile app to provide convenient and affordable charging while reducing the cost and time of installation, maintenance and footprint of chargers. Voltpost is developing EV charging… Read more »

Voltpost closes seed funding round for curbside EV charging platform

Installing public EV chargers in lampposts is an elegant solution to the problem of urban drivers who can’t install home charging—it minimizes sidewalk clutter and leverages existing electrical service. Voltpost, founded in 2021, is one of several companies targeting this market. The company recently successfully closed a seed funding round led by RWE Energy Transition… Read more »

NYC’s curbside EV chargers see 72% utilization rate

It’s becoming increasingly clear that the solution to the Plight of the Drivewayless (those poor souls who can’t install EV chargers at their homes) is simply lots of curbside chargers (see London and Oslo). New York City began installing public curbside EV charging stations in 2021 as part of a pilot that was originally expected… Read more »

Letter from London: Red buses, black cabs and private cars are going electric

Traveling in Europe (and nearby countries) these days is in some ways like traveling to the future. London has been an electrification leader for some years, and the streetscape this summer looks even more electric than it did on my last visit 4 years ago. I saw no evidence of the “hollowing out” of downtown… Read more »

New York City chooses three hardware vendors for curbside charging pilot

New York City has launched a pilot to demonstrate how access to charging could be improved for the 50% of residents that park their cars on-street. London authorities have been exploring innovative solutions to the same problem for a couple of years now, so it’s not surprising that two of the vendors New York chose… Read more »