Charging Concepts

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Fraunhofer conducts research into innovative technologies and concepts for charging electric vehicles. This includes developing efficient charging systems, increasing charging power, optimizing the charging infrastructure and researching new charging models such as wireless charging.

Fraunhofer analyzes and optimizes the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. This includes planning and installing charging stations in public places, businesses and residential areas. Fraunhofer takes into account aspects such as site selection, connection power, charging times and networking of the charging stations.

Of central importance here are the intelligent charging management systems that enable efficient use of the available energy. This includes taking into account energy demand, grid capacity, renewable energy sources and peak loads. Intelligent charging management can avoid bottlenecks and maximize energy efficiency.