“The true measures for any performance EV driver are acceleration times and driving performance of the vehicle.
“Customers will never actively be managing their demand. That’s where the technology comes into play – understanding a building’s load profile, and charging and discharging storage at the right times to actively manage that building’s demand. That’s an active algorithmic challenge.”
EPRI’s Senior Vice President of Research and Development Arshad Mansoor talks about peak load and the challenges smart grid technology faces.
“This kind of event is certainly a catalyst for change.”
Mark Preston, Aguri Formula E team principle and former McLaren Formula 1 designer hopes that the VW diesel scandal will lead to a quick transformation of transport to being electric. He says, it is for regulators and politicians to (re)act.