Dozens of Marylebone's lamp-posts have been fitted with electric car chargers by Berlin company Ubitricity. Concerns about additional 'street clutter' created by installing regular chargers has been one of the hurdles preventing more widespread electric car adoption. The points draw on the same energy supply as the lamppost and charging costs are recorded by the smart charger attached to the charging cable. The system has been designed for low-power charging for local residents and workers without access to off-street parking.
If you can't afford a Tesla then the Renault Zoe is one of the cheapest electric cars on sale and has a range of 240 miles. Existing Electric Vehicle drivers should remember the Westminster parking is no longer free. Electric Vehicle drivers now need to pay for 10 mins but can stay for a full 4 hours. Contact the Low Emissions Neighbourhood for further details