Avoid costly upgrades and оptimize ROI
with Dynamic Load Management
AMPECO EV Charging Platform provides automated dynamic
control of energy and power distribution to your EV chargers.
Group multiple charge points in a circuit and set an energy limit
Limit the overall electricity utilized by a group of charging stations to avoid costly power capacity upgrades even when many vehicles are charging at once.
Distribute charging power efficiently across your chargers
Ensure all vehicles are efficiently charged within the maximum available power and according to their charging capacity. Set smart prioritized charging for a certain group of users based in their subscription or pricing plans.
AMPECO’s DLM solution works with OCPP-enabled charging stations
Our hardware-agnostic DLM solution operates with all charging stations that support smart charging up to OCPP 2.0.1.
How Dynamic Load Management works
Dynamic power limit
AMPECO API allows for integration with building/energy management systems on-site for automated power limit adjustments.
If a building consumes more energy, the algorithms can limit charging station power to reduce peak demand and preserve the grid from overload.
Prioritization as per Charging station
Depending on the charging station’s capacity (e.g., single- or three-phase), AMPECO’s smart DLM algorithms will distribute more electricity to more powerful chargers. However, if there is a need and available energy, power can be transferred to a charging station with a smaller capacity in order to maximize distribution efficiency.
Prioritization as per Electric vehicle
Charge all of the vehicles quickly and effectively in accordance with their individual charging capacity while optimizing the use of the available power. Our DLM algorithms will make the necessary adjustments to the use of energy and will redirect it to the vehicles with the highest priority.
Prioritization as per EV driver
Configure the user prioritization to vary based on the subscription or tariff plan of the customer (guest, regular, VIP, etc.). Our DLM algorithms will ensure that EV drivers that have a higher priority are granted access to a larger amount of the available electricity.
Prioritization as per State of Charge
Charge in accordance with the current state of charge (SoC). If a vehicle’s charging is nearly complete, our DLM solution transfers extra power to other vehicles, but only if this does not interfere with the user or vehicle prioritization that was previously defined.
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Ensure total visibility and control of energy consumption with AMPECO’s DLM
AMPECO Dynamic Load Management adds a management layer on top of power capacity distribution.
Achieve optimal charging with cloud-based Dynamic Load Management (DLM)
Save on expensive electrical infrastructure upgrades
DLM ensures optimal distribution of the existing power capacity without the need for costly infrastructure upgrades. It further removes the necessity for physical wiring between the chargers and reduces installation and maintenance cost.
Increase your revenue with smart prioritization
Provide regular customers with a higher priority charging speed according to their subscription or tariff plan, giving them an advantage over ad-hoc or other EV drivers.
Manage load limits via API
Manage the DLM circuit’s limit using our EV charging API and achieve complete grid safety and ultimate power distribution flexibility. Integrate with third party energy management systems on-site for automated limit adjustments.
Enable large-scale deployments
Manage virtually an unlimited number of charging stations at a single location grouped in a so-called DLM circuit and set a power limit with AMPECO’s software DLM.
Add chargers from various manufacturers
Manage chargers from different manufacturers with AMPECO’s OCPP-based DLM. Benefit from an easier expansion of existing EV charger installations and optimized ROI.
Dynamic Load balancing is a must-have for
private or public EV charging networks
AMPECO’s software DLM helps charge point operators, installers, fleet operators, energy utilities and others to build a robust and future-proof EV charging solution.
The cloud DLM enables you to reduce investment costs without losing service quality to your tenants. You protect your local electricity grid while offering an effective EV charging solution. Together with a Building Management System (BMS), integrated via an API, you can adequately manage the property’s whole power consumption. Moreover, you can provide separate tenants with prioritized access or a modified pricing structure and increase your project’s ROI.
Charging depots for fleet operators
A software DLM enables the most efficient charging by distributing the available power dynamically and balancing it between the EV chargers on your site. You protect your local electricity network without costly hardware or grid upgrades. Using prioritized load balancing, you can charge the electric vehicles depending on their schedules, and ensure that they are fully charged at their next departure time.
With a cloud DLM, you can keep your grid safe. At the same time, you can provide different tenants and even separate tenant’s employees with prioritized access or a modified pricing structure. Moreover, during off-work hours you can offer your EV charging infrastructure to a wider set of customers. Hence, generate additional revenues and increase the ROI of your investment.
Retail & Parking infrastructure
With a software dynamic load management solution, you can implement lower power limits during the day and keep your grid safe. At the same time, you can provide your regular customers with prioritized access and incentivize them to shop or park with you. In the off-work hours, you can increase the power limits and offer your EV-charging infrastructure to a wider set of customers. Hence, generate additional revenues and increase the ROI of your investment.
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Dynamic Load Management (DLM) FAQs
Do I need dynamic load management/balancing?
Dynamic load balancing makes sense for locations where multiple charging stations are installed at a site that has limited power capacity. By automatically and efficienctly distributing the available power, it helps you install the desired number of chargers without having to invest in expensive power capacity upgrades.
Why is loading management/balancing important for charging?
As the number of EVs grows, the need for multiple charge points in residential and workplace parking lots rises too. The amount of electricity that an EV uses while charging is substantial and several vehicles charging simultaneously at a location can create costly power load peaks. Load balancing is important as it manages the power distribution to EV charging stations to prevent overloading the grid and ensures efficient charging.
What is static and dynamic load balancing?
Static load balancing adjusts the available power between EV chargers based on the pre-set power limit to the group of chargers. It evenly distributes the available power without considering the current power consumption.
Dynamic load balancing constantly monitors changes in energy use and adjusts the energy distribution based on the current power consumption. It ensures all vehicles are charged efficiently within the maximum available power and according to their charging capacity. With smart prioritization, you prioritize charging for a certain group of users based in their subscription or pricing plans.
How many chargers can I have in a DLM circuit?
When it comes to the numbers of chargers in a circuit, it is important to highlight the difference between software and hardware DLM solutions. For example, common hardware solutions are a master/slave set up where you have a limited number of chargers made by the same manufacturer. With EV charging software dynamic load management, you can manage multiple charging stations of various models at a single location.
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