A Study on Price-Based Charging Strategy for Electric Vehicles on Expressways
AbstractWith the large-scale adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) on expressways, the exploration of a guiding-based charging method to effectively adjust interactions between EVs and the fast charging stations (CSs) is urgently needed. This paper proposes a status-of-use (SOU) price-based charging strategy that can motivate users to charge in advance. A queuing model for a CS cluster was established to verify the effectiveness of the strategy, and then a simulation of traveling and charging conditions of 12,000 pure EVs on the road network from 0:00 to 24:00 was performed according to the related data and using the Monte Carlo method, the Floyd-Warshall algorithm, and the queuing algorithm proposed in this paper. Compared to unordered charging (UC), SOU price-based charging can not only reduce the charging cost and waiting time for users, but also increase the utilization ratio of charging facilities in a CS cluster and thus lower their influence on the power grid and expressway traffic. SOU price-based charging can effectively adjust interactions between EVs and CSs. View Full-Text
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Chen, L.; Chen, Z.; Huang, X.; Jin, L. A Study on Price-Based Charging Strategy for Electric Vehicles on Expressways. Energies 2016, 9, 385.
Chen L, Chen Z, Huang X, Jin L. A Study on Price-Based Charging Strategy for Electric Vehicles on Expressways. Energies. 2016; 9(5):385.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chen, Lixing; Chen, Zhong; Huang, Xueliang; Jin, Long. 2016. "A Study on Price-Based Charging Strategy for Electric Vehicles on Expressways." Energies 9, no. 5: 385.
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