Impact of driver behaviour on availability of electric vehicle stored energy for STOR

Morgan, Luke, Strickland, Dani and Chittock, Laurence (2014). Impact of driver behaviour on availability of electric vehicle stored energy for STOR. IN: Proceedings : 2014 49th international Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC). Piscataway, NJ (US): IEEE.

Abstract

As take up of low carbon vehicles increase, there is interest in using the energy stored in the vehicles to help maintain system frequency through ancillary services on the electricity grid system. Research into this area is generally classed as vehicle-to-grid research. In theory, the energy available from electric vehicles could be directly correlated to the vehicle's state of charge (SoC) and battery capacity during the time the car is parked and plugged in. However, not all the energy in the vehicle may be used, as some capacity is required by the driver for their next journey. As such, this paper uses data captured as part of a large scale electric vehicle trial to investigate the effect of three different types of driver routine on vehicle-to-grid availability. Each driver's behaviour is analysed to assess the energy that is available for STOR, with follow on journey requirements also considered.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/UPEC.2014.6934595
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Power engineering and power electronics research group
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Engineering systems & management
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Event Title: 49th international Universities Power Engineering Conference
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2014-09-02 - 2014-09-05
Uncontrolled Keywords: ancillary services,electric vehicles,frequency response,operating reserve,vehicle-to-grid introduction,Energy Engineering and Power Technology
Full Text Link: http://ieeexplo ... rnumber=6934595
Related URLs: http://www.scop ... tnerID=8YFLogxK (Scopus URL)
Published Date: 2014
Authors: Morgan, Luke
Strickland, Dani ( 0000-0002-2979-4479)
Chittock, Laurence

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