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Limitations on Reducing Electric Fleet Charging Costs

By Andy Abrams | August 1, 2018

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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EV Peak Load Management – PLM

By Andy Abrams | July 24, 2018

EV PLM – One of these things is not like the other. Pop Quiz – The figure shows three different charge cycles: an unmanaged charge cycle plus 2 different peak load management (PLM) strategies – sequential and simultaneous – for charging electric vehicles (EVs).  The sequential strategy charges the vehicles one at a time, and …

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

By Andy Abrams | July 20, 2018

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

By Andy Abrams | July 19, 2018

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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