The Concept of EV’s Intelligent Integrated Station and Its Energy Flow
AbstractThe increasing number of electric vehicles (EVs) connected to existing distribution networks as time-variant loads cause significant distortions in line current and voltage. A novel EV’s intelligent integrated station (IIS) making full use of retired batteries is introduced in this paper to offer a potential solution for accommodating the charging demand of EVs. It proposes the concept of generalized energy in IIS, based on the energy/power flow between IIS and EVs, and between IIS and the power grid, to systematically evaluate the energy capacity of IIS. In order to derive a unique and satisfactory operation mode, information from both the grid (in terms of load level) and IIS (in terms of its energy capacity and EVs battery charging/exchanging requests) is merged. Then, based on the generalized energy of different systems, a novel charging/discharging control strategy is presented and whereby the operating status of the grid and energy capacity of IIS are monitored to make reasonable operation plans for IIS. Simulation results suggest that the proposed IIS offers peak load shifting when EV battery charging/exchanging requests are satisfied compared to existing charging stations. View Full-Text
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Xie, D.; Chu, H.; Lu, Y.; Gu, C.; Li, F.; Zhang, Y. The Concept of EV’s Intelligent Integrated Station and Its Energy Flow. Energies 2015, 8, 4188-4215.
Xie D, Chu H, Lu Y, Gu C, Li F, Zhang Y. The Concept of EV’s Intelligent Integrated Station and Its Energy Flow. Energies. 2015; 8(5):4188-4215.Chicago/Turabian Style
Xie, Da; Chu, Haoxiang; Lu, Yupu; Gu, Chenghong; Li, Furong; Zhang, Yu. 2015. "The Concept of EV’s Intelligent Integrated Station and Its Energy Flow." Energies 8, no. 5: 4188-4215.