Electric mobility made intelligent – that’s smart charging. Smart charging ensures that electric cars are charged whenever it makes most sense economically. That means charging electric cars in times when electricity is cheap and making use of load management, i.e. the efficient charging of several electric cars at one location within a given connected load. The Vehicle-to-Grid concept makes charging even smarter – the electric car battery acts as a buffer, helping to stabilise the power grid. You benefit from lower costs when acquiring your electric car or in the price you pay for electricity. Simply put: Smart charging saves money when charging, helps you keep an overview of your charging processes and helps drive the energy revolution forward. The Mobility House is completely independent and can help you to find, implement and operate a charging solution tailored to suit your needs.
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Electric cars support the energy self-sufficiency of an island
We’re helping Porto Santo to become the first island entirely independent of external energy resources. It will soon be using only energy that has been produced on the island itself, with electric cars playing an important role in the process. To ensure continued mobility on the island, preference is given to charging electric cars at times when excess energy is being produced.
Electric cars can be used as mobile storage to stabilise the power grid
The Redispatch project is turning the Vehicle-to-Grid concept into a reality. Our Charging and Energy Management system ChargePilot helps to store locally produced electric power and feed it back into the grid as needed. This “redispatching” process helps to stabilise the power grid and to overcome energy bottle necks. Redispatching energy with electric vehicles prevents renewable energy sources (e.g. wind turbines) from having to be shut down during low-demand periods and conventional power plants (e.g. coal-fired power stations) from having to be fired up during peak demand. Compared to classic redispatch systems, costs can be cut significantly using electric vehicles.