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NIA SSEPD 0026: Management of Plug-in-Vehicle Uptake on Distribution Networks

Key activities

The purpose of this project is to define an ENA Engineering Recommendation (or equivalent) that will allow the range of future chargers to interact with a common device located in the local distribution substation for the purpose of load management on the network.

Expected outcomes

  • An industry accepted solution for managing uptake on distribution networks that will avoid significant infrastructure
    costs or disruption.
  • Industry accepted customer messaging strategy and recommendations form implementation.


NIA £680,000

Start/end date

2016 – 2018

Project Manager

Bob Hopkins