Conferences where PowerUp results shall be pesented

Posted on September 30, 2013
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The results of the PowerUp project shall be presented at the following upcoming conferences:

PowerUp publishes a V2G conformance testing suite

Posted on July 3, 2013
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The PowerUp project has published the TTCN-3 based implementation of the conformance test cases which it has developed for testing ISO/IEC 15118-2 protocol implementations, i.e. the V2G application protocol. You may download this test suite from the menu on the right (“V2G Conformance Testing Suite in TTCN-3”), along with the corresponding description of the test cases (“V2G Conformance Test Specifications for ISO/IEC 15118-2”).

With this publication, a V2G standards compliance testing suite has been made available for the first time. The PowerUp team believes that this testing suite will prove to be valuable for the validation and maturing of V2G system implementations which incorporate the ISO/IEC 15118 standards. Its use in future V2G test events is supported.

Further extensions of this TTCN-3 suite, along with its incorporation into the ISO/IEC 15118-4 V2G testing standard are possible.

Video presentation of the PowerUp results

Posted on June 25, 2013
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PowerUp has successfully demonstrated the achieved project results. The open project demonstration took place at the Volvo Technology office on June 18, 2013, demonstrating the end-to-end V2G system in operation through the V2G-controlled recharging of an electric bus.

See below the PowerUp video presentation, which has been produced at the Fiat Research Center test site of the project:

Main results of the PowerUp project

Posted on June 2, 2013
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As the PowerUp project nears its completion, the project results are taking their final shape. The achieved main project results by each partner are listed below.










PPC / Systema

Save the date: PowerUp final demonstration will be on June 18th!

Posted on February 28, 2013
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The open demonstration of the final PowerUp project results will be arranged on June 18th, 2013, in Göteborg. This event will be hosted by Volvo, and will showcase the following:

The PowerUp consortium welcomes you to this open event, please register through the following link to participate:

Registration link

Preliminary agenda


PowerUp completes V2G conformance test specifications

Posted on February 12, 2013
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The PowerUp project has completed and published test specifications for the conformance testing of the V2G application protocol according to the ISO/IEC 15118-2 standard; see the document link at the right side. This document assists the testing of ISO/IEC 15118 implementations, and thereby contributes to the interoperability of the coming V2G systems. These specifications have been contributed to the work of Project Team 6 of the ISO/IEC 15118 group.

The corresponding abstract test suite will be published in TTCN-3 format later this year on the PowerUp website, and the ISO/IEC work will develop the test suite in MSC format as part of the 15118-4 standard. Future V2G interoperability test events can make use of these tools.


PowerUp Architecture document has been updated

Posted on October 9, 2012
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Following the external project review, the PowerUp V2G Architecture document has been updated for more clarity and consistency. This updated document can be downloaded through the menu on the right side.

PowerUp at the 2012 ITS World Congress

Posted on July 5, 2012
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See our interim results at the 2012 ITS World Congress in Vienna! Our up-to-date V2G interface prototypes will be demonstrated at the EC stand and at the Denso stand. By visiting our exhibition space you will also have the opportunity to discuss with the project specialists about the V2G specifications being developed in PowerUp.

About PowerUp

Posted on March 9, 2011
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PowerUp aims to develop the Vehicle-2-Grid (V2G) interface, involving a full development cycle of physical/link-layer specification, charging control protocol design, prototyping, conformance testing, field trials, and standardisation. Its results will ensure that EVs smoothly integrate into emerging smart-grid networks. Thereby the efficiencies resulting from robust grid operation may be achieved; V2G capabilities will smoothen the daily fluctuation of electricity demand and will enable EVs to act as emergency energy supplies. To achieve these desired results, it is essential that any electric vehicle type would be compatible with any European smart-grid network.

V2G technology will be developed in liaison with the ongoing ISO/IEC standardisation of the V2G interface, and it will extend existing smart-metering standards and ETSI ITS standards for vehicular communications.

Integrated field trials of V2G adapter prototypes will demonstrate end-to-end EV integration with the chain of smart-grid control systems. The field trial sites are Turin (Italy) and Göteborg (Sweden). The exact dates of the public demonstration events will be announced on this site.

The PowerUp consortium comprises of pioneering organisations from the full value chain on both automotive and grid infrastructure sides:


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PowerUp - Specification, Implementation, Field Trial, and Standardisation of the Vehicle-2-Grid Interface
STREP 285285
THEME ICT-2011.6.8, ICT for fully electric vehicles