EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Lecture Sessions

6A - Smart Charging and the Grid of the Future

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Ballroom B3

3:30 pm-3:50 pm

Smart charging: Status, drivers & obstacles to integrate EVs into the electricity grid in the EU

Lukas Schriewer
P3 Automotive GmbH

Lukas Schriewer leads the Charging Technology team at P3 Group. For more than 8 years he has gained in-depth expertise in the areas of product development for charging hardware and software solutions, interoperability testing of charging infrastructure (EV – EVSE – Backend) and operational excellence for network operators. During this period he worked with automotive OEMs, HW manufacturers, CPOs, MSPs and utility companies. His daily work also focuses on the design of technology roadmaps, the development of smart operation models and the strategic supplier evaluation for charging infrastructure products and services. Before joining P3, he has studied industrial engineering at RWTH Aachen University and Polytechnic University of Turin.

3:50 pm-4:10 pm

Smart charging in Germany: Acceptance and tariff design

Annegret Stephan
Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Dr. Annegret Stephan is a senior researcher at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI in Karlsruhe (Germany). Her research centers on technological innovation for a clean energy system, specifically on the coupling of the energy and transport sectors. After studying business engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), she conducted her doctoral thesis with a focus on energy technology innovations, specifically batteries, in the Group for Sustainability and Technology (SusTec) at ETH Zurich (2013-2016), and continued working in this group as postdoctoral and senior researcher (2017-2021) before joining the Competence Center Energy Technologies and Energy Systems of Fraunhofer ISI in 2022.

4:10 pm-4:30 pm

Accelerating national scale up of Smart Charging in the Netherlands

Frank Geerts

Frank Geerts is chairman of the Dutch working group smart charging as part of the national climate agreement. He is also director smart charging at ElaadNL where he accelerates the widespread market deployment of smart charging. Frank leads a team of experts which is responsible for the coordination of the smart charging program of the Dutch grid operators. Frank has over 20 years’ experience in the energy sector and over 10 years’ experience in the eMobility sector. He is a regular speaker on many international conferences.

4:30 pm-4:50 pm

Impact of V2G flexibility on congestion management in the German transmission grid

Manuel Ruppert
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Manuel Ruppert received the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Power Engineering and Business Administration from RWTH Aachen University in 2013. He worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Energy Economics at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) on optimization methods for transmission grid operation. Since 2020, he is head of the research group Transport and Energy at the Institute for Industrial Production and the French-German Institute for Environmental Research at KIT. His research interests are in the field of sustainable mobility and energy system modeling.