EDISON – Study on optimal grid integration of electric vehicles

Anders Holm Foosnæs, Claus Amtrup Andersen, Linda Christensen, Dieter Gantenbein, Ningling Rao

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    Abstract

    The Danish EDISON project has been launched to investigate how a large fleet of electric vehicles
    (EVs) can be integrated in a way that supports the electric grid while benefitting both individual car
    owners, and society as a whole through reductions in CO2 emissions. The consortium partners include
    energy companies, technology suppliers and research laboratories and institutes. The aim is to
    perform a thorough investigation of the challenges and opportunities of EVs and then to deliver a
    technical platform that can be demonstrated on the Danish island of Bornholm. To reach this goal, a
    vast amount of research is done in various areas of EV technology by the project partners.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Cool 100 Book
    EditorsJames Arthur Haselip, David Scott Pointing
    PublisherUNEP Risø Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development, Risø DTU National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy
    Publication date2011
    Pages16-25
    ISBN (Print)978-87-550-3880-6
    ISBN (Electronic)978-87-550-3881-3
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Keywords

    • Electric vehicles
    • Power system
    • Renewable energy
    • Wind power
    • Smart grids
    • ICT infrastructure
    • Dynamic prices
    • Regulation services
    • Batteries
    • Open standards

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