Electric Vehicles & Charging Stations Introduction

With sustainable urbanization, economical personal mobility and security of energy in emphasis, there is a shift from the monopoly of Internal Combustion automobiles to alternative fuel vehicles. Alternative fuels are vehicle fuels that are not composed of petroleum. Alcohols, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Electricity, Hydrogen, Liquefied natural gas (LNG), Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) (also called … Read moreElectric Vehicles & Charging Stations Introduction

National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) India

National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 NEMMP aims to achieve national fuel security by promoting hybrid and electric vehicles in country. It is the ambitious initiatives undertaken by the Government of India for shifting automotive and transportation industry towards eco-friendly vehicles to promote hybrid and electric vehicles in the country to achieve national fuel security. It … Read moreNational Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) India

Issues Related to the Charging of Electric Vehicles

Issue-1 Using the slowest charging level, PHEVs and PEVs double the load of a typical home (2 kW). Suppose that a distribution transformer serves 7-8 homes, so any significant load increase as represented by PHEVs and PEVs will translate into a significant relative load increase for transformers that are not designed to accommodate such increase. … Read moreIssues Related to the Charging of Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicle Battery Types

One of the key elements of any electric vehicle is its battery. In this section, we provide detailed information on battery types and their advantages and disadvantages for consumers who want to understand this element more fully. A battery is an electrochemical energy storage device that can release an electrical charge when needed. It generally consists of an anode, a … Read moreElectric Vehicle Battery Types

Charging Levels of Electric Vehicle Charger

To charge the batteries, EVs are connected to the electric grid, which provides different connection options called “charging levels”. At present standard, SAE J1772 defines six charging levels as AC Level I, AC Level II, AC Level III. AC Level III and DC charging are termed as fast charging. The only standards that currently set … Read moreCharging Levels of Electric Vehicle Charger

Electric Vehicle Charging Standards

The following are the standards that are used in developing a charging station. International Electro technical Commission (IEC) Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) of United States GuoBiao (GB) of China Japan Electric Vehicle Standard (JEVS) of Japan 1. International Electrotechnical Commission The International Electrotechnical Commission is a … Read moreElectric Vehicle Charging Standards

Types of Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles mainly are of four types a). Battery Electric Vehicle (BEVs) or Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs) These vehicles run entirely on an electric drive train and battery, without a conventional internal combustion engine. These vehicles take an external source of electricity to recharge their batteries by plugging into a power grid. BEVs may employ regenerative … Read moreTypes of Electric Vehicles

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