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The future of the Hebron electrical grid with growing demand for electric cars

Nassim Ahmad Iqteit, Mohammad Attoun, Mohammad Abu Sninah


This article studies the future state of the electrical network in Hebron city when seven electric car charging stations will be established in the city. The main aim of the research is to develop and improve the capacity of the network for accommodating the presence of charging car stations on it. Four different types of Electric Vehicles (EVs) will be tested, the EVs contain batteries of different capacities and different charging technology as well as various charging levels. 58 cars in the peak period of demand in all charging stations will be assumed. Consequently, in this period the research focus on the total demand in each electric substation and losses in the grid of the city. The Electrical Transient Analyser Program (ETAP) will be used to apply this study. The main result is the network of the city will face some overloading problems at maximum demand of charging. This paper also presents some practical procedures for solving the expected overloading in the network.  

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