Can Smart Charging Balance the Urban Energy Grid?

Pieter Bons, Robert van den Hoed, Nanda Piersma

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Smart charging protocols for electric vehicles can help avoid overload and instability in the electrical distribution network and can increase the proportion of locally generated solar energy used for charging. Our results show that the impact of smart charging depends heavily on the technical charging characteristics of the target vehicle.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10-12
JournalERCIM News
Issue number121
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020


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