Multifunction hybrid intelligent universal transformer patents

Medium-voltage Intelligent Universal Transformer based DC fast charging development and demonstration – EPRI EPRI has recently demonstrated a proof-of-concept, medium voltage, Intelligent Universal Transformer (IUTTM) with fast charging capability in the latest prototype design. As this overview explains, EPRI believes that a medium voltage fast charging system could result in…

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ZEV Infrastructure Permitting Help

State government has made it their priority to help California communities become “ZEV ready.” When purchasing or leasing a ZEV, drivers think about fueling, parking and garaging the vehicle in addition to the more-typical considerations. Recognizing the challenge, Governor Brown issued an Executive Order that calls for California’s major metropolitan…

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UCLA Charging in Multifamily Residential Buildings

The aim of this study is to provide an overview of the challenges and opportunities for charging electric vehicles in multifamily residential buildings. The study draws on case studies from Southern California, and most of the analysis is applied to the City of Los Angeles. The author is a second…

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ANSI EVSP Stadardization Roadmap for Electric Vehicles

May 2013 Roadmap for the standardization of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and the electric vehicle service provider business. This is an ongoing living document used by ANSI to coordinate standardization work between all the companies in the electric vehicle service provider space. These companies include component makers (Eaton, Schneider Electric,…

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PG&E proposes controversial plan for 25,000+ electric car charging stations in Northern California, starting in 2017 — DEEP DIVE

This morning, PG&E announced a massive new charging station network of over 25,000 charging stations in its service territory.  This is a departure for charging networks, in California, for direct ownership by the utility company, however PG&E says they will only own the infrastructure and will contract out the billing…

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