Journal article

Regional-scale allocation of fast charging stations: Travel times and distribution system reinforcements

J Andrade, LF Ochoa, W Freitas

IET Generation Transmission & Distribution | Institution of Engineering and Technology | Published : 2020


Electric vehicle (EV) fleet is constantly increasing over the years and higher adoption is expected in the coming decades. A key aspect to support and boost the EV uptake is the adequate availability (number, locations and sizes) of fast charging stations (FCSs) to enable inter-and intra-city travels. Since these studies require modelling large regions with uncertainties, a methodology able to provide the least-cost solution is needed. This study proposes a scalable methodology that integrates high-resolution traffic flow and multi-phase electrical simulations to find the number, locations and sizes of FCSs at the least societal cost considering the uncertainties in driving patterns. It dete..

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Awarded by CPFL Energia, RD project

Awarded by Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Awarded by National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the CPFL Energia, R&D project number PD-00063-3060/2019, the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), grant no. 2015/24448-6 and the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), grants nos. 306921/2019-7 and 432347/2018-6.