Identify the impact that Electric Vehicles (EVs) will have on energy consumption.
Understand the ideal solutions and strategies to manage grid capacity, optimize EV charging, and support the transition from Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles to EVs.
Identify the minimal requirements of smart charging tools and better build products and services to enable or support them.
Assess the market opportunity for bidirectional charging (Vehicle-to-Load (V2L), Vehicle-to-Home (V2H), Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G)).
Critical Questions Answered
How much energy will EVs consume?
How will the increased EV load affect household consumption and the electrical grid?
What are the most efficient load management features to prevent grid overload?
What load management features have a more solid business model and go-to-market strategy?
Detailed assessment of smart charging tools, including demand response and the use of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs), and their viability based on their contribution to the electric grid, feasibility, and market opportunity.
Comprehensive assessment of Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) bidirectional charging (V2L, V2H, V2G) and the go-to-market strategy.
Assessment of additional mechanisms to alleviate the impact of EVs on the electric grid, including batter-buffered chargers, battery swap, and local energy storage.
Who Should Read This?
Strategic decision makers at car Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) suppliers.
Product managers at automotive Tier One and Tier Two suppliers developing EV-specific solutions.
Planners at utility companies, charging point operators, and Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS) suppliers.
Table of Contents
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1.1. KEY FINDINGS
3. SMART CHARGING
3.2. ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES AND THEIR EFFECT ON MANAGING ELECTRICITY LOAD
3.4. MARKET DRIVERS
3.5. CASE STUDY: CALIFORNIA?S EMERGENCY LOAD REDUCTION PROGRAM
4. BIDIRECTIONAL CHARGING: THE ?V2X? OF EV CHARGING
4.2. ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES AND REQUIREMENTS
4.3. BIDIRECTIONAL CHARGING APPLICATIONS AND THE EFFECT ON MANAGING ELECTRICITY LOAD
4.4. MARKET DRIVERS
5. DEMAND RESPONSE
5.2. EFFECT ON MANAGING ELECTRICITY LOAD
6. DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES AND DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
6.2. EFFECT ON MANAGING ELECTRICITY LOAD
6.3. REQUIREMENTS: ENROLLMENT IN DERMS PLATFORMS
7. ENERGY STORAGE
7.2. ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES AND THEIR EFFECT ON MANAGING ELECTRICITY LOAD
8. WIRELESS CHARGING
8.2. EFFECT ON MANAGING ELECTRICITY LOAD
8.3. MARKET DRIVERS
9. ADDITIONAL SOLUTIONS THAT AUGMENT SMART CHARGING