Technical and Economic Feasibility Analysis for deployment of xEV Wireless Charging Infrastructure in India

  • Vatsala
  • Raqib Hasan Khan
  • Yash Varshney
  • Aqueel Ahmad
  • Mohammad Saad Alam
  • Rakan C. Chaban
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 487)


In the present scenario, the inexistence of commercially viable charging infrastructure is one of the major obstacles in the deployment of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (xEVs) or wirelessly charged EVs in India. Commercially available EVs can be charged through conductive (plug-in) or inductive (wireless) charging methods. The current automotive industry throughout the globe considers wireless charging methods for addressing the range anxiety of EV customers and charging duration of existing charging methods. Inductive charging with magnetic resonance coupling is being considered to offer a lot of positive marks over conductive charging being a more user handy, environment-friendly and a safer system. To set up a charging station, a well-conceptualized network is required. The basic need for this network is an adequately built charging infrastructure. These requirements include properly built stations having 24 × 7 hour power supply, economic installation and proper design of infrastructure. This paper outlines the challenges to the adoption of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the country and their potential solutions. Further, a detailed analysis of inductive (wireless) charging system for EVs in Indian context including the mathematical model and simulation results is outlined in this paper. An economic analysis pertaining to the deployment of wireless charging infrastructure in India has been done to evaluate the feasibility of the same in the present scenario. International standards for wireless charging are also taken into account while developing the hardware to address the safety, environmental and regulatory issues.


Inductive charging Conductive charging Magnetic resonance coupling Charging infrastructure Wireless charging Charging duration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vatsala
    • 1
  • Raqib Hasan Khan
    • 1
  • Yash Varshney
    • 1
  • Aqueel Ahmad
    • 1
  • Mohammad Saad Alam
    • 1
  • Rakan C. Chaban
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre of Advanced Research for Electrified TransportationAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia
  2. 2.Hyundai Kia R&DDetroitUSA

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