|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 13 인용 특허 : 139|
Some embodiments provide a system for optimizing electrical power management in a vehicle. The system includes a HVAC device and a thermal storage device, both configured to provide heating and cooling to an occupant compartment of the vehicle. The system further includes a controller connected to an electrical storage device and an electrical generating device. The controller receives electrical power generated by the electrical generating device and directs the electrical power to satisfy the vehicle's power requirements and/or stores the electrical po...
1. A method for providing conditioned air to an occupant compartment of a vehicle, the method comprising: receiving electrical energy from a power generating device;monitoring a thermal storage level of a thermal storage device;when the thermal storage device has available storage capacity, storing at least a portion of the electrical energy in the thermal storage device by: causing the at least a portion of the electrical energy to be converted into thermal energy; andstoring the thermal energy in the thermal storage device;when the thermal storage devi...