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Electrical Design of V2G – System Architecture

Watch Sam Abbott build on the learnings of the previous step by exploring different system architectures for vehicle-to-grid systems.
  • DC V2G is already possible via the CHAdeMO protocol however CCS will not support V2G until 2025, and AC V2G is expected to be more widespread in the near future.
  • Placing the power electronics in the EVSE, where increased size and weight are less of a problem, could allow higher power DC V2G to take place which may be useful in some situations.
  • Lower cost AC V2G charging infrastructure could lead to more widespread deployment at longer dwell time locations that are more suitable for V2G.

What do you think?

In a future scenario where V2G is a mainstream scenario, which do you think will be more common, AC or DC V2G? Add your thoughts into the comments below.

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