BMW Develops Street Lights With EV Charging Outlets
At the Eurocities conference in Munich, Germany, BMW Group introduced the Light and Charge.
It’s a combination of street light and charging point (AC Type 2).
LED technology provides efficient light, while the charging point is integrated into the BMW i’s ChargeNow network.
The first units of Light and Charge already went on-line in Munich:
“Two prototype units are now in service in front of BMW World; BMW will begin a pilot project in Munich in spring 2015 in spring 2015 in Munich that uses a portion of the local lighting network. “
Source: Green Car Congress