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Grid integration of electric vehicles considering the mobility needs

Institute of Energy Systems and Electrical Drives, Vienna University of Technology, Gusshausstr. 25 / E370-1, 1040 Vienna, Austria
World Electr. Veh. J. 2012, 5(3), 629-634; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj5030629
Published: 28 September 2012
Battery electric vehicles combined with renewable energies have a huge potential to reduce CO2- emissions, especially in the field of motorized individual transport. However, a future change from combustion engines to electric drives leads to new problems and challenges. From the perspective of energy engineering, among others, the following questions arise:
• Where should be charging infrastructure for electric vehicles created?
• Which connection power should be provided?
• How big is the additional grid load?
• What must be done to prevent overloading?
These questions are dealt with in the Austrian research projects “Smart Electric Mobility” and “V2G - Strategies” with national partners from academia and industry (funded by the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund, programme “New Energy 2020”). The methods and selected results are presented in this paper.
Keywords: BEV (battery electric vehicle); load management; passenger car; photovoltaic; simulation BEV (battery electric vehicle); load management; passenger car; photovoltaic; simulation
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Litzlbauer, M. Grid integration of electric vehicles considering the mobility needs. World Electr. Veh. J. 2012, 5, 629-634.

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