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EV Energy Management System - The Future of Electric Vehicle Charging?
Electric vehicles (EVs) on the road are growing rapidly in the United States. The number of EVs registered has increased steadily by over 200% in the past five years, and this growth is expected to stay on pace in the coming years as more Americans make the conscientious decision to switch to EVs. New technology has been introduced as consumers demand more efficient, affordable ways to charge their cars. One solution is a new advanced system that provides the necessary charge, while saving time and money. Is the EV Energy Management System the future of Electric Vehicle Charging?
As the number of Electric Vehicles on the road continues to increase, so does the demand for EV charging infrastructure. Unfortunately, traditional EV charging stations can be expensive to install and maintain. In addition, they can overload the electrical grid, especially in areas with a high concentration of EVs. The EV Energy Management System promises to be a viable option under circumstances such as this. Let's take a look at some of the reasons why.
What is an EV Energy Management System?
The EV EMS is a small, wall-mounted device that connects to your home's electrical panel. The EV Energy Management System (EV EMS) is a new technology that can help to address the challenges associated with efficiency and cost by monitoring the total power consumption of the electric panel. The system ensures that all devices have access to the power they need by distributing the load evenly, which prevents the grid from being overloaded at any given time.
How Does the EV EMS Work?
The EV EMS keeps track of the combined power consumption of the panel and uniformly distributes the load among all the devices linked to the system. This helps to prevent overloading the grid and ensures that everything is consistently charged utilizing the appropriate amount of power as needed.
The EV EMS can also be used to schedule EV charging. This can be done by setting a timer or using the EV EMS's mobile app. When the EV EMS detects that the grid is not overloaded, it will start charging the EV. This helps to reduce peak power demand and will save money on electric bills.
The EV EMS can track EV charging data. This data can be used to optimize charging habits and improve the efficiency of the EV charging process. For example, the EV EMS can track the amount of electricity used for each charging session. This information can determine the most optimal time to charge your EV based on your specific electricity rates.
Benefits of the EV EMS
The EV EMS offers several benefits for both homeowners and businesses. These benefits include:
- Reduced electric bills: The EV EMS can help reduce electricity bills by programming EV charging during off-peak times.
- Improved grid reliability: The EV EMS can help improve grid reliability by preventing grid overload.
- Increased EV charging efficiency: The EV EMS can help increase EV charging efficiency by tracking EV charging data, and based on the results, scheduling EV charging at optimal off-peak hours.
The EV EMS is a valuable tool for both homeowners and businesses. It can help to save money on electricity bills, reduce peak power demand, and improve the efficiency of the EV charging process. If you already own an EV (or are considering purchasing one), and you want to save energy, time, and money, then the EV EMS is a must-have accessory.
Contact Wilcox Electric
Interested in learning more about the EV EMS? Contact Wilcox Electric if you'd like to schedule a consultation - we can help you to choose and install an EV EMS that will suit your electrical needs. Ask your Wilcox team member about the special promotion we are currently offering for a comprehensive electrical panel maintenance & assessment to ensure your electrical panel is operating safely and efficiently.