AeroVironment licenses PNNL EV smart charger controller technology

Green Car Congress

The PNNL technology tells a vehicle’s battery charger when to start and stop charging based upon existing conditions on the electrical grid. The prototypes include Bluetooth wireless connectivity for data streaming and local control functions.

GE and Nissan Get Into Smart Charging

Revenge of the Electric Car

GE and Nissan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly research “smart charging&# stations. For more information, read the article: GE, Nissan team on smart charging for electric cars. Here is the full text of the entire article, in case the link goes bad: GE, Nissan team on smart charging for electric cars. smart-grid lab for three years. Matt Nielsen is lead researcher for smart-charging work at GE’s research lab in upstate New York.

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Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

A group of EV owners can create a grid cloud, with not yet available smart chargers, the grid cloud works as a virtual powerplant. just the smart chargers and a website for the internal communication is enough, to minimize battery cost of ownership.

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