Charging Network for Electric Vehicles

  • Tiago Pinheiro
  • Mário S. Nunes
  • Martijn Kuipers
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 97)


This paper proposes a full EV charging network architecture, based on the current test-pilot of a national energy provider. The Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EVCS) follows a modular approach, allowing multi-communication technologies, such as, General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), Wi-Fi and Ethernet. The EVCS was verified both in the functional, as well as in the electrical domain. The prototype implementation of the EVCS is already fully operational and integrated in an energy operator EVCS network.


Electric Vehicle EVCS Charging Infrastructure Prototype 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tiago Pinheiro
    • 1
    • 3
  • Mário S. Nunes
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Martijn Kuipers
    • 2
  1. 1.INOVLisbonPortugal
  2. 2.INESC-IDLisbonPortugal
  3. 3.IST-UTLLisbonPortugal

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