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Optimal Siting of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Based on Voronoi Diagram and FAHP Method

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The electric vehicle charging station should be allocated based on traffic density, geographical distribution and other factors, and Voronoi diagram is adopted to set the service area of charging station. In combination with the actual situation of site selection of electric vehicle charging station, the comprehensive benefits index system is established. There are numerous factors influencing the site selection, among which there are uncertainty and fuzziness. The comprehensive evaluation method based on the fuzzy analysis and Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) is used to evaluate the comprehensive benefits in the site selection of electric vehicle charging stations, with the consultation of experts. This paper contributes to the best selection of comprehensive benefits and provides the reference for the decision-making of building the electric vehicle charging station. Actual examples show that the method proposed is effective.

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Z. Tang, C. Guo, P. Hou and Y. Fan, "Optimal Siting of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Based on Voronoi Diagram and FAHP Method," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 1404-1409. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B266.

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