Planning and Operation of Plug-In Electric Vehicles

Technical, Geographical, and Social Aspects

  • Mehdi Rahmani-Andebili

About this book


This book highlights the latest advancements in the planning and operation of plug-in electric vehicles (PEV). In-depth, the book presents essential planning and operation techniques to manage the PEV fleet and handle the related uncertainties associated with the drivers’ behavior. Several viewpoints are presented in the book, ranging from the local distribution companies to generation companies to the aggregators. Problems such as parking lot allocation and charging management are investigated, taking into consideration the technical, geographical, and social aspects in a smart grid infrastructure.

  • Discusses the technical specifications of electrical distribution and generation systems;
  • Models drivers’ behavior from the sociology and economic points of view;
  • Considers the real geographical characteristics of area and driving routes in San Francisco, CA, US; Chicago, IL, US; and Tehran, Iran.


Optimization techniques Parking lot allocation Charging management Power quality Distribution systems Game theory Model predictive control Energy markets Renewable energy sources Frequency regulation

Authors and affiliations

  • Mehdi Rahmani-Andebili
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-18021-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-18022-5
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