EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Lecture Sessions

3A - EVS and the Grid

Monday, June 12, 2023

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Ballroom B3

3:30 pm-3:50 pm

Use of synchrophasors to transform NEVI EV charging stations and energy storage into distribution grid nodes

Charles Botsford
CWB Energy Solutions
United States

Charles Botsford, PE is a professional chemical engineer in the State of California with 30 years’ experience in EV charging infrastructure, energy storage, and environmental management. He participated in California’s Vehicle Grid Integration (VGI) Working Group and participates in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J3072 AC Vehicle-to-Grid standards committee, and SAE J3271 Megawatt Charging System standard development. Mr. Botsford holds masters and bachelors degrees in chemical engineering.

3:50 pm-4:10 pm

Impact of increasing replacement transformer size on the probability of transformer overloads with increasing EV adoption

Sachindra Dahal
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
United States

Sachindra Dahal is an Engineer/Scientist at EPRI. He received his BS in Civil Engineering from Tribhuvan University in Nepal and his Masters and PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. His past projects involve instrumenting and monitoring pavements for Illinois Tollway, and his doctoral work was on lane keeping of autonomous vehicles during adverse weather conditions. His current projects involve grid impact analysis due to EV load, EV future trend projection, and V2B demonstration projects.

4:10 pm-4:30 pm

Leveraging energy flexibility with EVs

Kelaja Schert

Kelaja Schert conducted his studies in the areas of Information Systems and Management and received his Master of Science 2019 from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Since 2018 the author works as a project manager for e-mobility projects at SAP in Walldorf and started recently as a researcher at the university of applied sciences in Karlsruhe in the research group for data-centric software systems. With his professional background from SAP consulting, Kelaja has experiences in the areas Business Innovation, Digital Company Culture, Program Management and Emerging Technologies.