Electic Vehicles and Smart Grid

An electric Vehicle charging will put significant demands on the energy infrastructure. EVs can use almost the same amount of energy as the entire home thus roughly doubling the energy needs of the house.

Three types of EVs - hybrid, plug-in, and battery.
the market for electric vehicles (on-road) was valued at USD 83.54 billion in 2012.
North Americas share was estimated to be 38.3% of the global electric vehicle market in 2012.

EV Market Size

Main Areas of Focus are :

Vehicle to Grid
Vehicle Charging Stations
An entire EV charging infrastructure needs to be built.
A vehicle may charge across multiple utilties
Small EV charging pilots have been done in
1. Japan (taxis) 2. Canada and 3. Hawaii 4. Israel


EV Smart grid companies

Updates

  • Vehicle to Grid Basics

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  • Charging Stations
    Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Infrastructure Market is expected to reach USD 45.59 billion by 2025 as per market watch with growth rate of 46.8% from 2017 to 2025 These also include battery swapping solutions
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