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World Electric Vehicle Journal is published by MDPI from Volume 9 issue 1 (2018). Articles in this Issue were published by The World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) and its member the European Association for e-Mobility (AVERE), the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), and the Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific (EVAAP). They are hosted by MDPI on as a courtesy and upon agreement with AVERE.
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Analysis of Electric Vehicles on Utility Networks

The University of Manchester, UK
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2009, 3(4), 747-755;
Published: 25 December 2009
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In order to satisfy the growing expectation for energy efficient eco-friendly transportation a number of vehicle concepts have emerged, including the hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) and battery electric vehicle (BEV). Vehicle dynamics necessitate careful sizing of onboard energy storage systems. As the penetration of electric vehicles, in both the public and private sector increases, the requirement to facilitate and utilize them becomes paramount. A particular class of vehicle, the plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle (PHEV) also poses a greater challenge to existing terrestrial based electrical supply systems. This paper of discusses the various future vehicle concepts and investigates the potential impact of PHEV’s and BEV’s fleets on the local electricity networks in the UK.
Keywords: V2G (vehicle to grid); PHEV (plug in hybrid electric vehicle); BEV (battery electric vehicle) V2G (vehicle to grid); PHEV (plug in hybrid electric vehicle); BEV (battery electric vehicle)
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Dyke, K.; Schofield, N.; Barnes, M. Analysis of Electric Vehicles on Utility Networks. World Electr. Veh. J. 2009, 3, 747-755.

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