The design of a microgrid-based charging station for electric vehicles poses multiple challenges. The charging station must be capable of charging the EV batteries to their respective user-defined setpoints during normal steady-state operation. However, the batteries should also be capable of temporarily reducing or reversing their currents to support the microgrid during load and islanding transients. In order to address these competing design requirements for charging and transient discharging operation, a promising hybrid AC/DC microgrid configuration has been proposed and investigated that addresses these challenges.
Evaluating the Performance Characteristics of a Hybrid CERTS Microgrid Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Posted: 15 Feb 2015
Authors:Phillip J. Hart
Thomas M. Jahns and Robert H. Lasseter
Primary Committee:IEEE Smart Grid Newsletters
Sponsoring Society Members: Free
IEEE Members: $5.00
Please click 'Sign In' at the top of the page and log in with your IEEE Username and password. If you do not have an IEEE account, click 'Create Account' to create a FREE account to make a purchase. Alternatively, you can join IEEE and/or become a society member which will enable access to all materials; most of which are complimentary or discounted.
IEEE Smart Grid's 2018 IEEE International Forum on Smart Grids for Smart Cities (SG4SC) - Session 7B
IEEE Smart Grid's 2018 IEEE International Forum on Smart Grids for Smart Cities (SG4SC) - Session 7A
IEEE Smart Grid's 2018 IEEE International Forum on Smart Grids for Smart Cities (SG4SC) - Session 6B
Interview with Rob D'Arienzo - Outthink Severe Weather by Exploring AI-Infused Outage Management Solutions