Posts Tagged: ubitricity

Oil companies buying up EV charging networks: Shell acquires ubitricity

The European oil giants Total, BP and Shell have been buying up assets all along the EV charging value chain. The latest news is that Shell has agreed to buy 100% of the European charging network ubitricity. Founded in Berlin, ubitricity operates in a number of European countries, and claims to be the largest public… Read more »

ubitricity raises €20 million in Series C funding

EV charging provider ubitricity has raised €20 million in Series C funding to expand its mobile metering technology for EV charging. A new shareholder, automaker Honda, joined existing shareholders EDF and Next47 in the investment. The funding will be used to accelerate the deployment of ubitricity’s charge points, including retrofitted lamp posts and real-estate installations,… Read more »

Tony London neighborhood to install 50 lamp post charging spots

The swanky London borough of Kensington and Chelsea has announced a project, in partnership with OVO Energy and ubitricity, to install EV charging points in lamp posts. The neighborhood council tested the technology earlier this year, and now plans to install 50 of ubitricity’s SimpleSockets in council-owned street lamps. SimpleSockets will be located next to… Read more »

London street lamps retrofitted as EV chargers

The UK’s proposal to ban petrol cars by 2040 is controversial, but one thing everyone seems to agree on is that a lot more public chargers will be needed, particularly for flat dwellers who have no assigned parking spots. Street lamps could offer a partial solution. German firm Ubitricity is working to adapt some of… Read more »