Projecting Electric Vehicle Electricity Demands and Charging Loads

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Abstract

After over a century of petroleum dominance, electric vehicles are rapidly disrupting the transportation energy landscape. At the same time, the electric power systems are undergoing profound changes as variable renewables replace dispatchable fossil generators. It is critically important to understand how transportation electrification will impact electricity demand, including changes in the load shapes that characterize the system, and the value of flexible electric vehicle charging to better balance electricity demand and supply. This talk focuses on methods to project electricity demand for EV charging with high spatiotemporal fidelity to enable electricity system modeling and analysis and summarizes results from recent NREL studies in this area.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages28
StatePublished - 2024

Publication series

NamePresented at the 37th International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (EVS37), 23-26 April 2024, Seoul, Korea

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-5400-89775

Keywords

  • charging loads
  • electric vehicle
  • electricity demand
  • EV

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