Selection of the photovoltaic system power for the electric vehicle
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Department of Transportation and Informatics, WSEI University, Polska
Submission date: 2023-04-08
Final revision date: 2023-05-15
Acceptance date: 2023-05-30
Publication date: 2023-06-30
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Arkadiusz Małek   

Department of Transportation and Informatics, WSEI University, Projektowa 4, 20-209, Lublin, Polska
The Archives of Automotive Engineering – Archiwum Motoryzacji 2023;100(2):44-61
The article presents a method of a photovoltaic system power selecting for proper electric vehicle. At the beginning, the characteristics of the electric vehicle itself and its traction batteries were made in order to determine the method of its charging. In the presented studies, measurement data from the operation of real photovoltaic systems was recorded and processed. The algorithm used includes examining the energy consumption profile of the owner's residential building. The combined demand for electricity of the electric vehicle and the building made it possible to determine the planned photovoltaic system. The authors presented three possibilities of its location. It can be installed on the roof of the building, on the ground next to the building or on the carport under which an electric vehicle can be parked. Finally, the Metalog family of probability distributions was used to analytically validate the power choice of the photovoltaic system. The authors have developed an algorithm using human and artificial intelligence that helps to properly select the power of the photovoltaic system for the vehicle.
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