US 9,809,128 B2
System for multiple energy storage and management and method of making same
Irene Michelle Berry, Schenectady, NY (US); Robert Dean King, Schenectady, NY (US); and Paul Robert Gemin, Nishayuna, NY (US)
Assigned to GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, Schenectady, NY (US)
Filed by General Electric Company, Schenectady, NY (US)
Filed on Dec. 5, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/562,042.
Application 14/562,042 is a continuation of application No. 13/283,983, filed on Oct. 28, 2011, granted, now 8,916,993.
Application 13/283,983 is a continuation in part of application No. 13/224,669, filed on Sep. 2, 2011, granted, now 8,922,057.
Application 13/224,669 is a continuation of application No. 12/539,056, filed on Aug. 11, 2009, granted, now 8,026,638, issued on Sep. 27, 2011.
Prior Publication US 2015/0115708 A1, Apr. 30, 2015
Int. Cl. H02J 1/00 (2006.01); B60L 11/18 (2006.01); B60L 11/00 (2006.01); H02J 7/00 (2006.01); H02J 7/34 (2006.01); H02M 3/155 (2006.01)
CPC B60L 11/1879 (2013.01) [B60L 11/005 (2013.01); B60L 11/1861 (2013.01); B60L 11/1868 (2013.01); B60L 11/1877 (2013.01); B60L 2200/26 (2013.01); B60L 2210/14 (2013.01); H02J 7/0013 (2013.01); H02J 7/345 (2013.01); H02M 3/155 (2013.01); Y02T 10/705 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7005 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7022 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7044 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7055 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7225 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49117 (2015.01); Y10T 307/511 (2015.04); Y10T 307/516 (2015.04); Y10T 307/685 (2015.04)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An energy storage arrangement for an electrically powered vehicle, the energy storage arrangement comprising:
a bi-directional boost converter;
a first energy storage system coupled to a high-voltage side of the bi-directional boost converter, the first energy storage system comprising a first and second energy storage device coupled in series;
and
a second energy storage system coupled to a low-voltage side of the bi-directional boost converter, the second energy storage system comprising a third energy storage device;
wherein the first energy storage device is a different type of energy storage device than the second energy storage device.