Electric vehicles (EVs) are now acceptable to its customer as their sales have grown by 148% compared to last year. In March, a total of 140,509 units of EVs including 2W and 3W are sold.
The Indian government’s ambition is to have EV sales accounting for 30% of private cars, 70% of commercial vehicles, and 80% of 2W and 3W by 2030.
In India, on average, a household needs 5.7 kWh per day of electricity. So a car (Tata Nexon has 40.5 kWh) with having 40 kWh capacity battery consumes energy equal to 6-7 households alone.
Voltage Instability and Phase Unbalance
Overloading of Distribution Network Components
EV charging has the following negative impacts on power grids
By using proper charging algorithms:
Ways to Minimize EV Impact on Power Grid
Integrating solar and wind energy into charging stations creates reliable power and reduces strain on the grid, minimizing negative impacts.
#2. Integration of Renewable Energy Sources