Adaptive Charging Networks: A Framework for Smart Electric Vehicle Charging

  title={Adaptive Charging Networks: A Framework for Smart Electric Vehicle Charging},
  author={Zachary J. Lee and George S. Lee and Ted Lee and Cheng Jin and Rand Lee and Zhi Low and Daniel Chang and Christine Ortega and Steven H. Low},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid},
We describe the architecture and algorithms of the Adaptive Charging Network (ACN), which was first deployed on the Caltech campus in early 2016 and is currently operating at over 100 other sites in the United States. The architecture enables real-time monitoring and control and supports electric vehicle (EV) charging at scale. The ACN adopts a flexible Adaptive Scheduling Algorithm based on convex optimization and model predictive control and allows for significant over-subscription of… Expand

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