Communities invited to test impact of electric cars on national …

28 Фев 2014 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Communities invited to test impact of electric cars on national … отключены
Nissan LEAF Electric Cars

News RSS Feed Send news, pictures videos

invited to test impact of cars on national grid by a Nissan Leaf

6:00am 27th June 2013 in By Joe Willis. Regional Chief

TEST DRIVE: Communities been invited to test the Leaf.

ENVIRONMENTALLY conscious communities in the are being invited to test the of electric vehicles on the national by trialling a Nissan Leaf

The pioneering My Electric Avenue is seeking clusters of at least ten in the North-East and North Yorkshire to use an electric car for 18 months.

Participants receive an all-electric Nissan five-door family hatchback at an monthly rental of £100.

Organisers say they will from up to 85 per cent savings on fuel bills with the able to travel 80 to 100 miles for £2 to £3.

The £9m project is part of Ofgem’s Low Networks Fund programme, supports projects sponsored by providers to explore innovative

It is hosted by Scottish and Southern Power Distribution and led by EA Technology, the support of partners including Northern Powergrid and North-East-based Zero Carbon Futures.

Nissan LEAF Electric Cars

The scheme is the first of its kind in the UK.

Warne, technical advisor at Carbon Futures and a project for My Electric Avenue, said the offered a unique opportunity for to test drive an electric and to experience the benefits they

She said: “The North-East has made significant strides in the to electric vehicles, so it’s news that communities in region are being given the to take part in the My Electric electric car trials.

“It is essential we are prepared for when electric become commonplace in years to and the technology that is being through the project will and control the electricity demand charging electric cars in the long-term, will save and potentially disruptive work carried out to upgrade the electricity

Andrew Spencer, project for Northern Powergrid, added: project will allow us to the ability of a unique device can schedule the charging of electric by smoothing out the load across the

For more details, visit

Nissan LEAF Electric Cars

Interesting articles

Other articles of the category "Nissan":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Catalog ALL Electric Cars and hybrid/ News and Information about Electric Car and Electric Vehicle Technologies, batteries for vehicle catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about Electric and Hybrid cars - Green energy