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Engineer Michael Kintner-Meyer (front) and his team at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (from left: Nathan Tenney, scientist; Frank Tuffner, engineer; Vilayanur Viswanathan, engineer; Richard Pratt, engineer) developed the Smart Charger Controller (pictured) to manage peak demands in the electric grid once a mass of electric vehicles hit the road. The Controller tells an electric vehicle's battery when to start and stop re-charging based upon existing stress in the grid.

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Document Title: PHEV Smart Charger
Category: Energy Production and Conservation
Media Type: Photos
Date of Image/Photo: March 2009
Background: Engineer Michael Kintner-Meyer (front) and his team at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: Nathan Tenney, scientist; Frank Tuffner, engineer; Vilayanur Viswanathan, engineer; Richard Pratt, engineer) developed the Smart Charger Controller to manage peak demands in the electric grid once a mass of electric vehicles hit the road. The Controller tells an electric vehicle's battery when to start and stop re-charging based upon existing stress in the grid.
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