Smart Solar Powered Charge Stations for Electric Vehicles

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Show simple item record Erickson, Larry E. Babcock, Michael Boguski, Terrie Brase, Gary L. Griswold, Wendy Kramer, Kimberly W. Leven, Blase Mirafzal, Behrooz Natarajan, Bala Pahwa, Anil 2012-11-20T16:40:44Z 2012-11-20T16:40:44Z 2012-11-20
dc.description.abstract Smart solar powered charge stations (SSPCS) and smart microgrids that control power flow to electric vehicles at work sites, shopping malls, restaurants, schools, parks, etc. will become important as the number of electric vehicles (EVs) increases. Progress on the development of SSPCS will be presented. This will include the rationale for SSPCS and a triple bottom line analysis of SSPCS. Wide adoption of SSPCS will enhance and support the electrification of transportation and market penetration of EVs. Business models that include free parking and charging at SSPCS can be implemented to encourage people to electrify their transportation. Business models that include charge station control by power companies can include use of the power flow to the vehicles as a form of spinning reserve. Convenient and inexpensive charging of EVs is desirable and beneficial to all because significant electrification of transportation will impact gasoline supplies and prices over time. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University en_US
dc.subject Solar en_US
dc.subject Photovoltaic en_US
dc.subject Shade en_US
dc.subject Sustainable en_US
dc.subject Convenient en_US
dc.subject Electric vehicles en_US
dc.title Smart Solar Powered Charge Stations for Electric Vehicles en_US
dc.type Poster en_US 2012 en_US
dc.description.conference Sustaining Kansas: the 2012 Kansas Higher Education Sustainability Conference, Kansas State Unviersity, Manhattan, KS, September 6, 2012 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid lerick en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mwb en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid tboguski en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid gbrase en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid griswold en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid kramer en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid baleven en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mirafzal en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid bala en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid pahwa en_US

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