V2G 101: EV Load Management

Live Streaming Online October 20, 2021

An EUCI Program

Click Here to register ($795)


Vehicle-to-grid, or V2G, is a concept that acknowledges EVs as an energy load OR a distributed energy resource. When plugged into the grid EVs can improve grid efficiency, stability and reliability. And the benefits are not limited to utilities and grid operators. V2G participation present an added revenue stream for the vehicle owner for providing energy and grid resiliency.

Attend EUCI’s virtual course, V2G 101: EV Load Management to learn all about V2G applications. Hear best practices and lessons learned from trailblazing electric bus OEM – Proterra, utilities – BGE, PSEG & Pepco Holdings, the World Resources Institute and leading consultants.

Learning Outcomes

This virtual course will provide attendees an opportunity to:

  • Review the basics of transportation electrification
  • Review EV charging behavior
  • Gauge load growth and revenue potential from EV adoption
  • Hear V2G use cases, best practices and lessons learned
  • Evaluate the many benefits of V2G applications: distributed resource, non-wire alternative, grid resiliency, load balancing, and more!



9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. :: Basics of the Electric Power System

  • Generation
  • Transmission
  • Substations
  • Distribution
  • Power triangle
  • Per-unit system
  • Distributed energy resources (DERs) & interconnections
  • Utility/City/State/Country energy goals:
    • 100% clean energy
    • 100% renewable energy
  • Introduction to energy storage:
    • Role in the 100% energy system
    • Stacking options
    • Stacking option: EVs & Virtual Power Plants

Ahmed Mousa, Manager – Utility of the Future – Electric & Gas Asset Strategy, PSEG

9:30 – 10:15 a.m. :: Introduction to Electric Vehicles

  • EV impact:
    • Generation
    • Transmission
    • Substations
    • Distribution
    • Last mile
    • Load curve
    • Equipment ratings
  • Smart charging & battery management system
  • Vehicle 2 (input):
    • Demand response (DR) & mobile DR
    • Vehicle 2 Home – V2H
    • Vehicle 2 Grid – V2G
    • Vehicle size program
    • Passenger
    • School buses
    • Large vehicles
  • Charger info & data
  • Utility remote control
  • Distribution Management System (DMS)
  • Distributed Energy Resources Management System (DERMS)
  • Revised load shape
  • Transactive Energy & FERC Order 841/2222
  • Next steps & future vision

Ahmed Mousa, Manager – Utility of the Future – Electric & Gas Asset Strategy, PSEG

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. :: Break

10:30 – 11:15 a.m. :: Consumer Behavior Studies: Incentivizing V2G Participation

  • Working with cities and utilities for vehicle-grid-integration (VGI)
    • Benefits of urban sustainability, mobility, and economic development
  • Finding the right incentives to encourage V2G participation
  • Unlocking commercial, industrial, and residential DER assets
    • Why school districts are leading the V2G movement
    • Identifying barriers for speedy deployment
    • Scaling up

Vishant Kothari, Manager, Electric Vehicle-Grid Integration (VGI), Ross Centre for Sustainable Cities, World Resources Institute

11:15 a.m. -12:00 p.m. :: Utility Case Study: V2G Lessons Learned

  • Launching make-ready programs
  • Takeaways from the Mid-Atlantic
  • School bus pilot program results
  • Working with vendors
  • Developing a utility investment model
  • Benefits from aggregating V2G resources and grid assets
    • Other load control options that are viable near-term

David Schatz, Director of Strategy – Utility of the Future, Pepco Holdings

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. :: Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. :: Technology Showcase: Auto OEM/Battery Innovations for the Grid & Driver

  • V2G developments from OEMs
  • Electric bus case study
  • Impacts of discharging
  • Battery lifecycle, life expectancy, and degradation
  • 2nd-use battery applications

Stina Brock, Vice President of Business Development, Proterra Inc

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. :: An International Perspective on V2G – The Big Picture

  • V2G and Climate Change – The big picture
  • V2G Trials (Denmark, France, UK, Japan, Namibia)
  • Lessons learned 2011 – 2021
  • Where is V2G now (EV/EVSE supply chain, Standards, Interconnection, AC/DC)
  • How can V2G help mitigate California’s Wildfires/PSPS events
  • V2G and the Duck Curve
  • Monetizing V2G
  • A V2G “Dream Use Case” – School buses
  • The future of V2G

Bjoern Christensen, Founder & Managing Director, Next-Dimension

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. :: Break

3:15 – 4:00 p.m. :: The EV Business Case: Building Value Beyond Just Getting from A to B

  • EV: Cars or generators? 
    • Car makers are now in the Energy Business, whether they realize it or not
  • Tesla Powerwall vs Tesla Model S
    • kW/kWh Capacity
    • Ease of implementation/permits
    • Mobility
    • Price
    • Complications of EV applications
  • Introduction to different value streams
    • Retail Applications: Resiliency/Backup
    • Retail Applications: Load Shifting and TOU Applications
    • Retail Applications: Solar self consumption
    • Wholesale Applications: Capacity/Resource Adequacy, Ancillary Services, Energy
      • Aggregation presents some uncertainty/challenges
    • Utility Applications: Resiliency/Microgrid
    • Utility Applications: Non-Wires Alternatives
  • Three layers of Application and current technology:
    • Managed Charging
    • Vehicle To Home
    • Vehicle to Grid
  • DC Fast Charging: A dilemma and opportunity for Utilities
  • Regulatory questions:
    • Aggregations and FERC Order 2222
    • Retail Bill: How to deal with export? Net metered solar systems?
  • Conclusions

Justin E. Felt, Manager, Strategic Planning, Strategy and Regulatory Affairs, BGE

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. :: Forecasting Load Growth and Revenue Potential

  • Load/revenue potential due to EV adoption
  • Are we keeping up with the rate of adoption?
  • Forecasting energy demand as the transportation sector electrifies
  • Rate-base scenarios and forecasting revenue potential
  • How rate/tariff structures encourage or discourage both EV adoption and also EV charging behavior, both at home and charging stations
  • Are utilities providing the right incentives for electrification?
  • How to establish win-win scenarios

Brian Warshay, Principal Consultant, Energy Storage Engineering, DNV

Ran Zhang, Manager Energy Analytics, BGE