Network-controlled charging system for electric vehicles

CAFC
  • US 8,450,967 B2
  • Filed: 03/20/2012
  • Issued: 05/28/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/07/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method in a server of a network-controlled charging system for electric vehicles, the method comprising:

  • receiving a request for charge transfer for an electric vehicle at a network-controlled charge transfer device;

    determining whether to enable charge transfer;

    responsive to determining to enable charge transfer, transmitting a communication for the network-controlled charge transfer device that indicates to the network-controlled charge transfer device to enable charge transfer; and

    transmitting a communication for the network-controlled charge transfer device to modify application of charge transfer as part of a demand response system.

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