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Ford and Microsoft Partnering on EV Smart Charging

Green Car Congress

For the vehicle application, Hohm will help owners determine when and how to most efficiently and affordably recharge battery electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicles. Increasing numbers of electric vehicles will have a significant impact on energy demand; the addition of an electric vehicle to a household could effectively double home energy consumption while the vehicle is charging. Tags: Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Smart charging

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Mitsubishi and Tokyo Institute of Technology Developing EV Smart Charging from Wind Turbines

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and the Tokyo Institute of Technology are developing a smart charging system to exploit wind power produced at night to charge electric vehicles. In order to store electricity generated at night, windmill operators need to install sodium-sulfur battery systems, which are as costly as power generators. It collects data both on power generation and electric vehicle recharging. Nikkei. Mitsubishi Corp.

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