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2 December 2021

A critical Review – Smart Charging Strategies and Technologies for Electric Vehicles

Simultation-based study to evaluate the effects of E-mobility smart charging strategies

The report focuses on Electric Vehicles (EV) smart charging strategies and approaches, related policy and regulatory measures, technical aspects, grid integration of EVs, and the way forward for smooth EV adaption in the Indian EV ecosystem.

The following key aspects are focussed in the report:

  • Concept of smart charging,
  • Critical review of various smart charging strategies and approaches for electric vehicles,
  • Smart charging technologies and related products and solutions,
  • Gaps in Indian regulations and policies from smart charging perspective,
  • Commercially available smart charging products and equipment, and
  • Case studies of existing smart charging projects.

Here you can find the recording of the launch event on November 30, 2021.

This publication has been prepared by Fraunhofer-Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology IEE, Kassel in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB), Technical University of Denmark (DTU), and Universidad Pontificia Comillas (IIT Comillas), and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) India, as a part of the Nationally Determined Contributions – Transport Initiative for Asia (NDC-TIA) initiative. NDC-TIA is implemented by a consortium of seven organizations led by GIZ and funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) under its International Climate Initiative (IKI).


172 Pages

    Authors (alphabetical order):
  • Dr. Indradip Mitra (GIZ)

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