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NIA SSEN 0049: Equal Electric Vehicles

Key activities

Disabled motorists are often overlooked with regards to EV charging. There is a need to investigate and understand the enablers for both public and domestic charging solutions, not just for drivers with a disability but also for a wider range of potentially vulnerable customers such as elderly people or those with chronic illnesses.

Expected outcomes

  • Identify the enablers and barriers for EV adoption for drivers with disabilities, along with recommending traditional and innovation solutions for making EV and EV infrastructure more accessible.
  • Trial the use of wireless EV charging solutions to consider contactless charging for disabled and otherwise  vulnerable customers.
  • Investigate V2G technology for offering at-home resilience for vulnerable customers.
  • Explore how the services that DNOs offer need to adapt to support vulnerable customers adopting EVs.
  • Explore how best to data share between DNOs, OEMS and organisations like mobility to facilitate vulnerable customer’s needs.
  • Develop a cost benefit analysis to understand the viability of wider roll out and adoption of innovative solutions.

Project Manager

Kate Jones

NIA 0049 Project Registration And PEA Document
NIA 0049 Project Registration And PEA Document
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SSEN Equal EV Literature Review and Engagement Findings
SSEN Equal EV Literature Review and Engagement Findings
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