The Impact of Vehicle-to-Grid on Electric Power Systems: A Review

Bowen Zhou, Timothy Littler, Haifeng Wang

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Abstract

Environmental concerns and fossil fuel shortage put pressure on both power and transportation systems. Electric vehicles (EVs) are thought to be a good solution to these problems. With EV adoption, energy flow is two way: from grid to vehicle and from vehicle to grid, which is known as vehicle-to-grid (V2G) today. This paper considers electric power systems and provides a review of the impact of V2G on power system stability. The concept and basics of V2G technology are introduced at first, followed by a description of EV application in the world. Several technical issues are detailed in V2G modeling and capacity forecasting, steady-state analysis and stability analysis. Research trends of such topics are declared at last.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013)
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2013

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    Zhou, B., Littler, T., & Wang, H. (2013). The Impact of Vehicle-to-Grid on Electric Power Systems: A Review. In Proceedings of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013)