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Electric vehicle charging solutions

Electric vehicle (EV) charging poses both opportunities and challenges for utilities. EnergyHub provides utilities with a suite of solutions to manage the impacts of EV charging on the grid.

Types of EV solutions

Utilities are adopting a phased approach to understand EV charging behavior and inform the development of actions to manage EV charging. We work with utilities and our EV charging equipment partners to provide a customer-centric approach to leverage EVs as flexible assets.

Monitoring and forecasting

Monitoring and forecasting

Grid operators need real-time visibility of EV charging across the network in order to manage the impacts of widespread EV adoption. EnergyHub’s platform gathers and analyzes charging data through integrations with EV charging manufacturers and vehicle telematics. Utilities can monitor and forecast charging load across the network from customer-owned equipment, without the need for additional EV-specific meters.

TOU enablement

TOU enablement

EnergyHub provides a comprehensive EV charging TOU solution with granular reporting and rebate management. Our integrations with EV charging equipment providers allow customers to participate in programs with their own equipment - no additional meter required. EnergyHub’s solution includes marketing services, automated enrollment, billing calculation, and ongoing reporting on rate performance.

Demand response

Peak management

Customers are increasingly embracing sharing control of their EV charging with their utility in exchange for a bill rebate or discount on charging equipment. With EnergyHub’s managed charging solution, utilities can schedule EV charging demand response events for peak reduction and load shifting.

Our platform’s unique role as a grid-edge DERMS allows for scheduling events based on situational intelligence of EVs and other DERs.

Managed charging

Dynamic load shaping

EnergyHub enables the most sophisticated EV solution in the market with managed charging. The Mercury DERMS platform analyzes dynamic grid and market conditions to intelligently control EV charging throughout the day in concert with other DERs. Utilities can employ managed charging to provide congestion management, renewable firming, and voltage management. 

EnergyHub’s grid-edge DERMS coordinates the management of EVs with other utility systems to deliver value across the utility enterprise.

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We see managed EV charging as an important and growing piece of our DER portfolio, which we leverage not just during the hottest days of the year, but to manage demand year round.

Michael Goldman
Director of Energy Efficiency for Eversource
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Preparing for widespread EV adoption

We work with pioneering utilities on scalable solutions to manage EV charging.

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Utility EV programs deployed

32%

Supply cost reduction opportunity

67%

of EV charging stations enrolled in our demand response programs are new purchases

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Prepare for the impacts of EV charging

We've authored a whitepaper in partnership with Chargepoint that outlines a crawl, walk, run approach for utilities based on insights and data from pioneering utility programs.

Reach out to us

We empower utilities to harness flexibility at the grid edge to meet their immediate needs and long-term strategic goals. Talk to an EnergyHub expert about your DER needs.