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Network based management for multiplexed electric vehicle charging

United States Patent

April 11, 2017
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A system for multiplexing charging of electric vehicles, comprising a server coupled to a plurality of charging control modules over a network. Each of said charging modules being connected to a voltage source such that each charging control module is configured to regulate distribution of voltage from the voltage source to an electric vehicle coupled to the charging control module. Data collection and control software is provided on the server for identifying a plurality of electric vehicles coupled to the plurality of charging control modules and selectively distributing charging of the plurality of charging control modules to multiplex distribution of voltage to the plurality of electric vehicles.
Gadh; Rajit (Los Angeles, CA), Chung; Ching Yen (New Taipei, TW), Qui; Li (Los Angeles, CA), Chu; Chi-Cheng (Laguna Beach, CA)
13/ 691,709
November 30, 2012
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with Government support of Grant No. DE-OE0000192, awarded by the United States Department of Energy (DOE). The Government has certain rights in this invention.