Electric Vehicles (EVs) represent a growing challenge to the electric grid operators and utilities. The large, concentrated, electrical loads (both in time and location) place strain on the local, and soon, on the state-wide electricity distribution. This presentation will discuss how one of the newest PI System users, EMotorWerks, is using OSIsoft's new SaaS-based PI System architecture to change EV Charging from a challenge into an opportunity. Using distributed networks of their best-in-class residential Level 2 EV Charging systems, EMotorWerks is increasing the utility of the Electric Vehicles while providing valuable services to the grid operators and utilities, improving grid stability, and enabling growth of renewable generation.
Val Miftakhov is the Founder of EMotorWerks which he started to drive positive change in the World's Energy Efficiency and Sustainability by accelerating electrification of transport. Over the last 12 years, Miftakhov has held a number of executive business strategy and operations positions at Google, McKinsey & Company, and Nielsen. Miftakhov previously launched and managed three high-tech startup companies and was a High Energy Physics Researcher at a DOE lab. Miftakhov received a M.S. in Physics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and a PhD in Physics from Princeton University.