People’s reactions to driving an electric vehicle for the first time

26th June, 2013

A number of electric vehicle (EV) test drive events have recently taken place in areas around the country with potential My Electric Avenue clusters. Mike Potter from Fleetdrive Electric, who has helped to organise the events, says that people have always reacted extremely positively to their first drive of an electric car.

At the launch of My Electric Avenue at the IET, London with a Nissan LEAF electric vehicle.

My Electric Avenue is looking for 100 neighbourly drivers to trial electric cars

4th June, 2013

In a UK first, ten groups of neighbours are being sought to drive electric cars for 18 months as part of a new trial that will look at ways of managing their impact on the local electricity grid.

My Electric Avenue reports on its innovative commercial arrangements

14th May, 2013

My Electric Avenue, the Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution-led (SSEPD) project studying the impact that the recharging of electric vehicles (EVs) may have on the local electricity network, has issued a report detailing its innovative commercial arrangements.

My Electric Avenue project gets the green light from Ofgem

8th April, 2013

My Electric Avenue, an innovative project that aims to provide a solution to the potential impact that the recharging of electric vehicles (EVs) may have on the local electricity network, is now officially underway following final sign-off by Ofgem of the Customer Engagement Plan and Data Protection Strategy.


The My Electric Avenue Project was delivered between January 2013 and December 2015 by EA Technology on behalf of Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) as part of the Low Carbon Networks (LCN) Fund suite of innovation projects. As the Project is now complete, this webpage will no longer be updated, however you can learn more about the work undertaken by EA Technology at and SSEN at

For details of My Electric Avenue's legacy iniatives, visit the webpages for the Smart EV Project and the EV Network Group

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