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Energies 2017, 10(7), 834; doi:10.3390/en10070834

Hybrid Photovoltaic Systems with Accumulation—Support for Electric Vehicle Charging

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Department of Electrical Power Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Technicka 12, Brno 61600, Czech Republic
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Department of Electric Power Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Mäsiarska 74, Košice 04001, Slovakia
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Academic Editor: Chi-Ming Lai
Received: 27 April 2017 / Revised: 7 June 2017 / Accepted: 16 June 2017 / Published: 22 June 2017

Abstract

The paper presents the concept of a hybrid power system with additional energy storage to support electric vehicles (EVs) charging stations. The aim is to verify the possibilities of mutual cooperation of individual elements of the system from the point of view of energy balances and to show possibilities of utilization of accumulation for these purposes using mathematical modeling. The description of the technical solution of the concept is described by a mathematical model in the Matlab Simulink programming environment. Individual elements of the assembled model are described in detail, together with the algorithm of the control logic of charging the supporting storage system. The resulting model was validated via an actual small-scale hybrid system (HS). Within the outputs of the mathematical model, two simulation scenarios are presented, with the aid of which the benefits of the concept presented were verified. View Full-Text
Keywords: electric vehicle; fast charging stations; hybrid energy system; accumulation; Matlab electric vehicle; fast charging stations; hybrid energy system; accumulation; Matlab
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Mastny, P.; Moravek, J.; Vojtek, M.; Drapela, J. Hybrid Photovoltaic Systems with Accumulation—Support for Electric Vehicle Charging. Energies 2017, 10, 834.

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