Local Versus Centralized Charging Strategies for Electric Vehicles in Low Voltage Distribution Systems

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dc.contributor.author Richardson, Peter en
dc.contributor.author Flynn, Damian en
dc.contributor.author Keane, Andrew en
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-11T16:10:17Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-11T16:10:17Z
dc.date.copyright 2012 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers en
dc.date.issued 2012-06 en
dc.identifier.citation IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4737
dc.description.abstract Controlled charging of electric vehicles offers a potential solution to accommodating large numbers of such vehicles on existing distribution networks without the need for widespread upgrading of network infrastructure. Here, a local control technique is proposed whereby individual electric vehicle charging units attempt to maximise their own charging rate for their vehicle while maintaining local network conditions within acceptable limits. Simulations are performed to demonstrate the benefits of the technique on a test distribution network. The results of the method are also compared to those from a centralized control method whereby EV charging is controlled by a central controller. The paper outlines the advantages and disadvantages of both strategies in terms of capacity utilization and total energy delivered to charging EVs. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers en
dc.relation.requires Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Research Collection en
dc.rights © 2012 IEEE. en
dc.subject linear programming en
dc.subject load flow analysis en
dc.subject optimisation methods en
dc.subject power distribution en
dc.subject road vehicle electric propulsion en
dc.title Local Versus Centralized Charging Strategies for Electric Vehicles in Low Voltage Distribution Systems en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 3 en
dc.identifier.issue 2 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1020 en
dc.identifier.endpage 1028 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/TSG.2012.2185523
dc.neeo.contributor Richardson|Peter|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Flynn|Damian|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Keane|Andrew|aut|
dc.internal.notes PRichardson - Local vs centralised charging electric vehicles.pdf en
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dc.internal.rmsid 316516882
dc.date.updated 2013-10-11T15:23:00.726+01:00 en

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