DOC13.2

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The aim of the DER-IREC 22 @ Microgrid project is to implement a microgrid at IREC facilities in Barcelona, which is connected to ENDESA’s distribution network and includes the electric vehicle as specific load.

In this document we present the studies and results from activity A132: Control of battery chargers for Electric Vehicles that belongs to packet PT130.

In this activity we present an introduction to the ion-Lithium batteries. Then, we revise the power electronics applies to electric mobility and, finally, we review the on board charger specifications related to its functions and control as well as safety issues.