Energy transfer with vehicles

  • US 8,841,881 B2
  • Filed: 01/28/2011
  • Issued: 09/23/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/02/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of managing at least one transfer of energy, said method comprising:

  • determining a selection associated with an interface of a plurality of interfaces, wherein each interface of said plurality of interfaces is configured to transfer energy between an energy storage medium of a vehicle and at least one component of an energy transfer system, wherein said energy transfer system is separate from said vehicle;

    performing an energy transfer, via said interface, between said energy storage medium of said vehicle and said at least one component of said energy transfer system;

    responsive to a problem associated with performance of said energy transfer, determining another interface as an alternative to said interface; and

    resuming said energy transfer using said another interface.

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