Siemens to explore connection of electric vehicles to power grids

first_imgRenewables As a technology partner in this project Siemens is responsible for the coordination and provision of key technologies, which are to be developed, for example, for different types of charging stations including the control systems for optimum utilization of battery capacities. Linkedin Siemens to explore connection of electric vehicles to power grids The objective of the project is the standardization of energy stores and charging and discharging technologies for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Avista considering RNG on way to net-zero carbon goals RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Voith Hydro supplying pumped storage equipment to pair with Idaho combined solar-wind project EDISON stands for “Electric vehicles in a Distributed and Integrated market using Sustainable energy and Open Networks”. The project not only focuses on feeding electric current from the public power grid into the batteries of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Consortium leader is the Danish Energy Association, the umbrella organization of Denmark’s energy technology companies. The project focuses on a change from combustion engine vehicles to electro mobility utilizing eco-friendly renewable energy sources. TAGSConEd Renewable project management firm Bradley acquired by Bureau Veritas 2.26.2009center_img 26 February 2009 – Siemens Energy is to investigate within the framework of the EDISON project innovative options for connecting electric vehicles to the public power supply grid. The power grid connection constitutes a special challenge because large amounts of energy have to flow quickly and bidirectionally to be able to use the electrical energy in the batteries also as balancing power. A consortium including Siemens signed a contract for the EDISON project with, the operator of Denmark’s gas and power transmission networks. Besides Siemens, the consortium also comprises the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Risø-DTU, the university’s research center for sustainable energies, the Danish research and development company Eurisco, the Danish utilities Dong Energy and Østkraft as well as IBM. By chloecox – Linkedin Previous articleDynegy sells 539 MW natural gas plant for $50 mnNext articleRWE commissions prototype plant for fluidised bed drying at Niederaussem plant chloecox Facebook Twitter In addition to a conventional combustion engine plug-in hybrid vehicles also feature an electric drive, whose battery can also be charged from the power grid. This project will also investigate whether, in times of high grid load, electric vehicles can return energy from their fully charged batteries to the power grid when they are not in use. Twitter No posts to displaylast_img

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