Capacity Management of Vehicle-to-Grid System for Power Regulation Services

Due to green initiatives adopted in many countries, renewable energy will be massively incorporated into the future smart grid. However, the intermittency of the renewables may result in power imbalance, thus adversely affecting the stability of a power system. Voltage regulation may be used to maintain the power balance at all times. As Electric Vehicles (EVs) become popular, they may be connected to the grid to form a Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) system. An aggregation of EVs can be coordinated to provide voltage regulation services. However, V2G is a dynamic system where EVs are connected to the grid according to the owners' habits.

Provided by: Hong Kong Baptist University Topic: Data Centers Date Added: Aug 2012 Format: PDF

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