The Interaction between the Large-Scale EVs and the Power Grid

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With the problem of global energy shortage and peoples awareness of energy saving, electric vehicles receive world-wide attention from government to business. Then the load of the power grid will rapidly increase in a short term, and a series of effects will bring to the power grid operation, management, production and planning. With the large-scale penetration of electric vehicles and distributed energy gradually increased, if they can be effectively controlled and regulated, they can play the roles of load shifting, stabling intermittent renewable energy sources, providing emergency power supply and so on. Otherwise they may have a negative impact, which calls for a good interaction of electric vehicles and power grid. Analyzed the status of the current study on the interaction between the electric vehicles and the power grid, this paper builds the material basis, information architecture and the corresponding control method for the interaction from the aspect of the energy and information exchanging, and then discusses the key issues, which makes a useful exploration for the further research.

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Y. Huang, J. Liu, X. Shen and T. Dai, "The Interaction between the Large-Scale EVs and the Power Grid," Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, Vol. 4 No. 2, 2013, pp. 137-143. doi: 10.4236/sgre.2013.42017.

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