The Partners

EA Technology

EA Technology is an employee-owned organisation offering high-tech instruments, software, electrical services and technical consultancy to the operators of power networks around the world. Through its Future Networks division it delivers innovative end-to-end solutions to facilitate the introduction of low carbon technologies to future proof electricity networks, resulting in lower cost connections, prompt adoption and reduced risk to business.

Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Limited, and its subsidiaries Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission, Southern Electric Power Distribution and Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution, are all members of the SSE Group. Through its Power Distribution business, it transmits and distributes electricity to over 3.7 million businesses, homes and offices in central southern England and the north of Scotland.


Nissan has one of the most comprehensive European presences of any overseas manufacturer, employing more than 14,500 staff across locally-based design, research & development, manufacturing, logistics and sales & marketing operations. Last year, Nissan plants in the UK, Spain and Russia produced more than 528,000 vehicles - including mini-MPVs, award-winning crossovers, SUVs and commercial vehicles. Nissan now offers 24 diverse and innovative products for sale in Europe today, and is positioned to become the number one Japanese brand in Europe.

Fleetdrive Electric

Fleetdrive Electric is the UK’s leading lease provider of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles. It is a division of Fleetdrive Management Ltd which provides cars and vans and associated services to SMEs in the UK.

Zero Carbon Futures

Zero Carbon Futures is a recently established consultancy in North East England set up to deliver a range of local, national and international programmes all geared up to advance the region as a European leader in the production of low carbon vehicles. The company has a range of experience in the low carbon sector and is currently developing a centre of excellence for the LCV sector in Sunderland, North East England which will house pioneering research in energy storage and smart home technology.
The company successfully managed the North East England’s Plugged in Places programme, Charge Your Car, which has installed the UK’s most comprehensive regional EV charge point network throughout North East England, and is now developing a national UK Pay as You Go EV charge point network with its partner Elektromotive. For more information on our work, contact us at

Northern Powergrid

Northern Powergrid is the electricity distribution business for Northeast England, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire. The company is responsible for delivering power safely and reliably to the 3.9 million electricity domestic and business customers in this area and operates through its subsidiaries, Northern Powergrid (Northeast) Ltd and Northern Powergrid (Yorkshire) plc. Northern Powergrid is a wholly owned subsidiary of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company. Northern Powergrid’s network consists of more than 31,000 substations, 29,000 kilometres of overhead line and 62,000 kilometres of underground cable, covering an area of more than 25,000 square kilometres. Northern Powergrid is leading moves towards a low carbon electricity network through the UK’s largest smart grid project, ‘the customer-led network revolution’. Information on Northern Powergrid is available at


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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