In Dynamic Wireless Charging Technology, an engineer from NextEnergy in Detroit, Michigan explains the difference between static and dynamic electric vehicle charging, indicating what future developments will look like. And a professor from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology/KAIST describes their experience with dynamically charging buses already in use in their campus.
This episode highlights:
- The technology allowing vehicles to be charged while in motion, through wireless power transfer
- Why this type of technology will help make vehicles more efficient and easier to charge, as they will require smaller batteries
- How the OLEV (Online Electric Vehicle) works following the trail of power transmitting coils
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