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Electric car charging systems probed

ELECTRIC VEHICLES

27 May 2016
Electric vehicles could place bid demands on the grid
Electric vehicles could place bid demands on the grid

 

Ways to minimise the impact of electric vehicle charging on the electricity grid are being explored in a new research project. 

The CarConnect project is examining how to avoid the need to invest in upgrading electricity subsystems and cables to cope with a big increase in the electric vehicle fleet. It will investigate plug-in vehicle demand control services that can reduce, stop, or even reverse charging at certain times of day.

The three-and-a-half year project is being run by...

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