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Impact of Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging on the Local Grid


Publication Year: 2019

Author(s): Mitra I, Mishra S, Atla CR


The World Resources Institute (WRI) organised a webinar on Impact of Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging on the Local Grid on September 16, 2019, as a part of the project, "Electric mobility Forum" launched in 2019. Shakti Foundation is the funding partner of WRI for this project. 

In this webinar, the speakers, Dr Indradip Mitra, Senior Technical Advisor, GIZ GmbH; Mr Sudhanshu Mishra, Technical Expert/Advisor, GIZ, GmbH and Dr Chandrasekhar Reddy Atla, Principal Engineer, PRDC, discussed the following points in details:

Dr, Indradip Mitra

1. Power system components

2. Indian Electricity Distribution Network

3. Key Stakeholders' roles in power supply to EV context

4. EV has the potential to play a very important role in the futuristic power system

5. Electric Vehicle charging technologies

6. Challenges: Power Quality and Overloading & Opportunity

Mr Sudhanshu Mishra

1. Rationale behind the EV impact study

2. Objective: Study on the EV charging impact on Grid

Dr Chandrasekhar Reddy Atla

1. Electric Vehicle Charging technologies 

2. Charging strategies for mitigating the impact on the distribution Grid

3. Stimulation methodology 

Country: India

Publisher/Organisation: World Resources Institute (WRI)

Rights: World Resources Institute (WRI)


Theme: Charging Infrastructure | Subtheme: Public charging station

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