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Electric vehicle battery swapping stations, calculating batteries and chargers to satisfy demand

Grau, Inaki, Papadopoulos, Panagiotis, Skarvelis-Kazakos, S., Cipcigan, Liana Mirela and Jenkins, Nicholas 2012. Electric vehicle battery swapping stations, calculating batteries and chargers to satisfy demand. Presented at: 3rd International Conference on Urban Sustainability, Cultural Sustaiinablity, Green Development, Green Structures and Clean Cars, Barcelona, Spain, 17-19 October 2012.

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Abstract

A high Electric Vehicle (EV) uptake is anticipated in the forthcoming years. Some concerns of vehicle users in switching from conventional internal combustion engine vehicles to Electric Vehicles, relate to distance range anxiety and the time required to recharge the EV batteries. The battery swapping station concept, which consists of replacing depleted batteries for fully charged batteries (in minutes), may incentivise EV adoption by having a similar role to that of petrol stations. In this paper the operation of an EV battery Swapping Station Manager (SSM) is analysed. A methodology is presented to calculate the number of chargers and batteries required to satisfy daily battery demand. The effects of the number of batteries and chargers on the swapping station’s electricity load profile are shown

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Engineering
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electric Vehicle, Battery Swapping Station, Electric Vehicle Battery Charging
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:43
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/43562

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