Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Articles

  • Application And Development Prospect Of Lithium Batter

    The purpose of developing high technology is to make it serve human better. Lithium-ion batteries have developed rapidly since 1990 because of their excellent performance and they have been widely used in society. Lithium-ion batteries have rapidly occupied many fields with incomparable advantages over other batteries. As we all know, mobile phones, laptops, small cameras and so on all involve ...


    By Dongjin Power CO., LTD.

  • Autumn Budget 2018:  What key energy policy changes will affect business?

    Despite the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shock warning about the urgent need to  limit global warming, green energy policy was somewhat lacking in the Autumn 2018 budget. The only environmental headline grabbers were the introduction of a new 'plastic tax' and a £60m ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • EV Connect LLC grant for public plug-in vehicle charge stations at Los Angeles County Metro Transit Locations – Case Study

    EV Connect LLC will install 20 publicly accessible charging stations for electric vehicles at five different public transportation hubs within the area served by Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. As carmakers begin to roll out all-electric cars and plug–in hybrids, Southern Californians will be some of the first drivers in the nation to have access to the new ...


    By EV Connect

  • Smart Electric Vehicle Charging Saves City Money - Case Study

    Challenge Located between San Francisco and Sacramento, the City of Benicia is an ideal place for electric vehicle (EV) drivers to stop and charge should their cars be low on range. However, the city’s existing infrastructure took four-to-six hours to fully charge a vehicle. In an effort to provide a better option for commuters, and draw additional visitors to Benicia’s ...


    By Growing Energy Labs, Inc.

  • Will we ever stop using fossil fuels?

    Not without a carbon tax, suggests a study by an MIT economist. In recent years, proponents of clean energy have taken heart in the falling prices of solar and wind power, hoping they will drive an energy revolution. But a new study co-authored by an MIT professor suggests otherwise: Technology-driven cost reductions in fossil fuels will lead us to continue using all ...

  • The Swedish Connection

    IKEA Group is fully committed to renewable energy, waste reduction, and more. Stefan Sjöstrand, the company’s Canadian president, walks us through the instructions. IKEA is more than just a household name, it is a world leader in sustainable business practice, with ...

  • Fossil-Fuel Divestment: Where Should the Money Flow?

    In January 2014, a group of 17 foundations preceded the Fund, committing to divest $1.7 billion, which has grown to over 100 foundations and over $5 billion in pledges over the past 18 months. In early June 2015, the Norwegian government committed to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Intelligent Storing

    Intelligent management of battery-storage systems can save money and, at the same time, be beneficial for the utility grid. Read this article and discover what is behind all this. - See more at: http://en.sma-sunny.com/2015/07/10/intelligent-storing/#sthash.s81hF5k7.dpuf Intelligent management of battery-storage systems can save money and, at the same time, be beneficial for the utility grid. ...


    By SMA Solar Technology AG

  • Investing Today for a Brighter Tomorrow – An Editorial by Sergio Marchi

    Sometimes, we need to stop and assess what we take for granted. Electricity is one of those things. We barely notice it’s there but it powers our lives at home and at work. And taking it for granted has serious downsides. June has been designated “electricity month” for the last 3 years, so what better moment to reflect on “the great ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • The Economics of Grid defection

    Distributed electricity generation, especially solar PV, is rapidly spreading and getting much cheaper. Distributed electricity storage is doing the same, thanks largely to mass production of batteries for electric vehicles. Solar power is already starting to erode some utilities' sales and revenues. But what happens when solar and batteries join forces? Together they can make the electric grid ...


    By HOMER Energy LLC

  • Optimisation of PHEV/EV charging infrastructures: a review

    Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) or electric vehicle (EV) has the potential to facilitate the energy and environmental aspects of personal transportation, but face a hurdle of access to charging system. The charging infrastructure has its own complexities when it is compared with petrol stations because of the involvement of the different charging alternatives. As a result, the topic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Energy Revolution is Here

    We live in an exciting time. Yes, glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, and in my new home in the Western United States, earlier snowmelts, longer summers, and hotter temperatures have made wildfires 400 percent more frequent. And yet, there are encouraging signs we are in the midst of an energy revolution that is sure to transform our climate, our economy, and our lives for the better. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Cleantech Trends that will Change Our Future

    The terms ‘ground-breaking’ or ‘game-changing’ are frequently used to describe a new technology, or to market an innovation that supposedly will change our world forever. The truth is, we seldom really know how a new technology will unfold and how, over time, it will become part of our daily lives. The personal computer, digital imaging, genetic engineering, and the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New topology for management of bi-directional power flow between vehicle and grid with reduced ripple current at unity power factor

    In this paper, a new topology of single-phase pulse width modulated (PWM) AC-DC converter is proposed for bidirectional power flow between plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and the grid. This converter consists of a PWM voltage source converter (VSC) and a ripple reduction circuit. The ripple reduction circuit consists of a switching leg and an inductor. The inductor is connected between ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The E–CITY 2020 game: the use of simulation games can accelerate market model design for the electric vehicle charging infrastructure

    The charging of electric vehicles forms a new market, which is emerging partially from existing energy markets. A new market requires a new market model; a description of roles, responsibilities and processes. Designing a market model for a yet non–existent market is complex and abstract, since future market dynamics are difficult to predict. Simulation games are a proven method to deal with such ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Storage is ‘missing link’ in modern CSP - Bob Stojanovic of ABB

    During CSP Today’s ‘Myth-busting Webinar’ for 1000 members of the CSP community, over 50 questions were posed in the interactive session from developers, EPCs and suppliers. This week, CSP Today posed 3 of the questions to Bob Stojanovic of ABB, one of the speakers from the webinar who contributed on the discussion on CSP bankability. [To download the full podcast ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Subsidy reform to power U.S. clean tech

    Clean tech in the United States has been on the rise in recent years— even through the recession and other challenges. Increasing wind power, falling solar costs, expanding electric vehicle markets, government stimulus and other investments have built a global clean tech sector that topped ...

  • Comparison and evaluation of different DC/DC topologies for plug–in hybrid electric vehicle chargers

    The battery charging system is a critical part of a plug–in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). The efficiency, charging speed, and cost of such chargers are crucial to the commercialisation of PHEVs. In this paper, the advantages and drawbacks of four potential PHEV charger topologies were compared based on their operations through simulation and experiments. Their electrical stress, efficiency, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Design and control of a Luo converter for variably loaded hybrid electric vehicle energy storage system

    This paper presents the analysis and novel hybrid controller design for a 4-quadrant (4-Q) switched-capacitor (SC) Luo bidirectional DC/DC converter, applicable for hybrid electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle energy storage system (ESS) applications, based on power of traction motor and battery current gradient. Features of voltage step-down, voltage step-up, and bi-directional power flow ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Move over Saudi Arabia. Here comes Nash and his Dad!

    As a parent, I don’t expect world changing results when I gripe at my kids. I’m happy if they at least leave a path through the dirty clothes on their bedroom floors. If you’re like that too, you’ll be a little sheepish when you hear the story of inventor and journalist Pierce Hoover. His 13-year-old son, Nash, kept forgetting to shut off the lights, so Hoover made a very ...

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