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Vehicle-to-Grid Development & Integration: EnVision 2030 SPECIAL V2G FEATURE (Part 1 of 3)

Publication: Electric Energy Online
Issue Date: Feb 2012

This is the first installment of our 3-part interview with Dr. Russell Lefevre, a widely recognized IEEE Smart Grid technical expert and chair of the IEEE Steering Committee on Electric Vehicles. Dr. Lefevre is an IEEE Fellow, past president of IEEE-USA, and a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society of IEEE. The interview is conducted by Jon Brock, EnVision 2030 Contributing Editor. This initial session addresses the roles that electric vehicles will play in the future of Smart Grid and the benefits they can provide. Some of the pertinent issues around consumer acceptance of these new and emerging electric vehicle technologies are also discussed. Parts 2 and 3 – appearing in the July-August and November-December 2012 issues – will delve deeper into other facets of V2G development and deployment; be sure to watch for them! Read more