HNEI researchers quantified the impact of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in reducing curtailed wind and solar energy with controlled EV charging strategies under several future scenarios with high penetrations of wind and solar energy on Oahu's electricity grid.
Project Duration: 2012-2013
Point of Contact: K. McKenzie 
- Strategic Use of Electric Vehicle Charging to Reduce Renewable Energy Curtailment on Oahu , prepared by HNEI, submitted to Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, State of Hawaii, September 2013
- Oahu Electric Vehicle Charging Study , submitted to State of Hawaii DEBDT, July 2013
- EV Charging as an Enabling Technology , by HNEI for U.S. Department of Energy, December 2012