Impact assessment of varying penetrations of electric vehicles on low voltage distribution systems

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dc.contributor.author Richardson, Peter
dc.contributor.author Flynn, Damian
dc.contributor.author Keane, Andrew
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-26T14:22:58Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-26T14:22:58Z
dc.date.copyright 2010 IEEE en
dc.date.issued 2010-07
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4244-6549-1
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3266
dc.description IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) 2010 General Meeting, July 25-29 2010, Minneapolis, Minnesota en
dc.description.abstract Advances in the development of electric vehicles, along with policy incentives will see a wider uptake of this technology in the transport sector in future years. However, the widespread implementation of electric vehicles could lead to adverse effects on power system networks, especially existing distribution networks. This work investigates some of the potential impacts from various levels of uncontrolled electric vehicle charging on a test distribution network. The network is examined under worst case scenario conditions for residential electricity demand in an effort to assess the full impact from electric vehicles. The results demonstrate that even for relatively modest levels of electric vehicle charging, both the voltage and thermal loading levels can exceed safe operating limits. The results also indicate the importance of assessing each phase on the network separately in order to capture the full effects of uncontrolled electric vehicle charging on the network. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.sponsorship Other funder en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IEEE en
dc.relation.ispartof 2010 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting [proceedings] en
dc.rights Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en
dc.subject Electric vehicles en
dc.subject Load flow analysis en
dc.subject Power distribution en
dc.subject.lcsh Electric vehicles en
dc.subject.lcsh Electric power consumption en
dc.subject.lcsh Electric power distribution en
dc.title Impact assessment of varying penetrations of electric vehicles on low voltage distribution systems en
dc.type Conference Publication en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PES.2010.5589940 en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/PES.2010.5589940
dc.neeo.contributor Richardson|Peter|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Flynn|Damian|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Keane|Andrew|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship Charles Parsons Energy Research Awards en
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