This technology requires a simply functioning system consisting of a charging station and an electric vehicle, both of which can process bidirectional power flows. The coupling point of the two components is a combination of digital charging and load management. The former controls the charging process of the EV, the latter the grid-compliant allocation of energy quotas for the charging process. The operation of bidirectional charging facilities offers a technologically and economically transferable, semi-public electric charging concept. These enable scalable efficiency potentials on a fleet scale, i.e. when several bidirectional charging units are integrated. In combination with digital charging and load management, it is possible to, for instance, balance expensive electricity peak loads by using stored power in the car battery. This so-called peak shaving is one possibility. Another is the expansion of the use of the company's own electricity, which can be temporarily stored in the car batteries of a fleet when there is a lack of demand and can be called up later if there is a lack of supply. The grid-stabilising purchase of electricity from the distribution grid, which is already being practised in the area of flexible loads, also offers a further outlook on possible economically viable applications.