Colorado to launch smart-charging pilot program as it prepares for EVs

Green Car Reports

As it prepares to launch an electric-car mandate in coming years, Colorado is working to learn how electric cars can help it move to a more renewable energy grid. The non-profit Platte River Power Authority announced last month that it is teaming up with eMotorWerks, which sells home smart chargers, to sell and install 250 smart chargers for. smart grid charging power grid

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HOMER Grid software now models EV charging stations

Green Car Congress

The software can model a range of applications, including an on-demand mode which charges vehicles as fast as possible, or a smart, deferrable mode where EV charging is optimized for the lowest impact on the utility bill. The smart or deferrable charging station mode models the intelligent charging of a car or a fleet of cars to minimize the cost. Based in Boulder, Colorado, HOMER Energy has more than 200,000 users in more than 190 countries.

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