Year: 2018

EVSE Open Control Technology vs. Closed Protocols

ClipperCreek EV Chargers deliver demand response, peak load management, off-peak charging.
As with any technology, there are two schools of thought in EV charge management – EVSE – open control technology vs closed protocol. A quick search will show that there are many complex…

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Location Location Location

Fleet EV Charger Installation – Location, Location, Location One of the first decisions that a new EV Fleet operator needs to make is where to install the charging infrastructure (a.k.a. electric vehicle supply equipment or EVSE).   There are several factors to be weighed in order to determine the optimal fleet EV charger installation at each …

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Limitations on Reducing Electric Fleet Charging Costs

Today, I’m going to add in a little real world complexity.  My last post discussed two different methods for implementing fleet EV charge control to limit the kW load from charging multiple Fleet Electric Vehicles – either simultaneous or sequential charging.  I hope that after reading that post you have a high-level understanding of the …

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Every EV Driver is Afraid of Running Out of Charge – It’s Human Nature

At this time, Electric Vehicles (EVs) are a relatively new part of the transportation fleet.  A small but growing group of people and businesses are trying EVs for a variety of reasons.  For consumers, some want to reduce their carbon impact, others like new cool things, some want to save money and a few want …

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You Can Save Money Charging Your Electric Vehicle Fleet

This post is the first in a series explaining how fleet electric vehicle operators can save money charging their EVs.  I’m breaking the concepts down into smaller pieces to introduce the concepts to both new and experienced energy managers.  For some, these concepts will seem overly simplistic, but I hope to offer easy to understand …

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