EV charging management is important for utilities because it enables them to effectively manage and optimize the distribution of electricity to electric vehicles. Without a management system in place, an influx of EVs can put a strain on the electrical grid and lead to grid instability, potentially causing blackouts or brownouts. With a management system, utilities can monitor and control the charging of EVs, ensuring that demand is met without overloading the grid. Additionally, EV charging management can provide valuable data on energy usage patterns, which can be used for future planning and grid optimization. IEMS EV Charging Management solution as a microservice of IEMS DERMS offers the following features:
- Scalable: The solution supports a growing number of EVs as the adoption of electric vehicles increases over time and not only could load the EV telemetry data but also could capture the data from the charging station points.
- Flexible: The solution allows for dynamic adjustment of charging rates and schedules based on energy demand and availability. It fully supports the Dynamic Load Management and Dynamic Pricing Regime.
- Customizable: The solution allows for custom configurations based on specific utility or VPP aggregator needs and preferences, such as charging speed, billing, and payment options.
- Real-time monitoring and reporting: The solution provides real-time monitoring of charging sessions and usage data (SoC), as well as reporting on charging station availability and maintenance needs.
- Easy to Integrate: The solution integrates with other energy management systems, such as demand response and grid management, to enable a more comprehensive and efficient energy management strategy.
- Cybersecurity: The solution provides secure access control and data privacy measures to protect against unauthorized access and hacking threats.
- Ease of use: The solution is user-friendly and intuitive, with simple and easy-to-use interfaces.
- OCPP 1.6 and 2.0.1
- ISO 15118
- OSCP 2.0
- Secure web portal with multifactor authentication (MFA)
- Encryption for data at rest and transition