Transportation electrification: From vehicle to grid integration

Shuhui Li, Mohammad Nikkhah Mojdehi, Nian Liu, Prasanta Ghosh

Research output: Chapter in Book/Entry/PoemConference contribution

6 Scopus citations


Rising fuel prices, depleting fossil fuels, and the long-term benefits of clean energy have all provided the opportunity to comprehensively address the transportation electrification and integration of transportation with electric utilities. Electric vehicles (EVs) have many benefits as compared to conventional gasoline cars. Moreover, electrification of transportation systems would enable increased electricity generation from carbon-free and renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar, and hydro. It is anticipated that the electric utility and transportation systems in the United States will become increasingly integrated and indistinguishable from each other due to the electrification of the transportation system. This panel will consist of researchers coming from academy and industry. The presentations by the panel will give a broad coverage from electric vehicles to integration and impact of electric vehicles to the grid. From vehicle perspective, the panel will focus on typical EV configurations, challenges associated with EV energy management and high performance traction control technology using artificial neural networks. Regarding EV grid integration, the panel will discuss charging management of EVs, EV integration with renewables, and techniques of using a fleet of EVs in support of automatic generation control in a smart grid framework. The panel presentation and discussion should build a foundation for one of the most critical technological areas to enhance U.S. energy security and environmental sustainability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationClemson University Power Systems Conference, PSC 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781509006878
StatePublished - Apr 28 2016
Externally publishedYes
EventClemson University Power Systems Conference, PSC 2016 - Clemson, United States
Duration: Mar 8 2016Mar 11 2016

Publication series

NameClemson University Power Systems Conference, PSC 2016


OtherClemson University Power Systems Conference, PSC 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States


  • artificial neural network
  • electric vehicels
  • renewbales
  • smart grid
  • vehicle and grid integration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment


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