System for detecting interrupt conditions during an electric vehicle charging process

  • US 8,103,391 B2
  • Filed: 08/19/2008
  • Issued: 01/24/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/19/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer implemented method of managing a charging process of an electric vehicle, the computer implemented method comprising:

  • responsive to receiving, from an energy transaction execution engine, a request signaling a start of the charging process, monitoring a set of operational parameters of the charging process during the flow of electricity for one or more interruptions;

    detecting the one or more interruptions during the flow of electricity from the set of operational parameters which conform to a set of predefined interrupt conditions, wherein the one or more interruptions comprise at least one of a device capabilities interruption, a preference interruption, and a data services interruption; and

    responsive to detecting the one or more interruptions, sending a response to the energy transaction execution engine to terminate the charging process.

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