Digital Library on Green Mobility

Research Papers/Articles

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This paper evaluates a methodology for the efficient spatial distribution of charging infrastructure by investigating a scenario with a 100% market penetration of BEVs of (around 1.3 million vehicles) in Berlin, Germany.

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Energy-Saving Control of Hybrid Tractors Based on Instantaneous Optimization.

2023

Author(s): Zhang J, Feng G, Xu L, Yan X, Wang W, Liu M.

In this study, an energy-saving control strategy based on instantaneous optimization is proposed to improve the energy efficiency of hybrid tractors. The objective is to minimize the equivalent fuel consumption of the entire machine.

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Accelerating low-carbon pathways through e-mobility: perspectives from developing economies

2023

Author(s): Chiang AP, Grütter JM

This paper analyzes the uptake of electric vehicles in Asia and the Pacific and shows how the electrification of transport systems can speed up the transition to a low-carbon future.

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Mobility and development, Spring 2023: innovations, policies, and practices

2023

Author(s): World Bank

This third issue of the Mobility and Development periodical unpacks an exciting transport sector narrative through seven articles. The issue explores the challenge and outlook on transport decarbonization.

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Greening India’s automotive sector: EV policies, categories and subnational trends

2023

Author(s): Nair M, Minocha A

India's electric vehicle market now make up 6% as of September 2022, with more EVs sold in the first half of FY 2022-23 than in the entire previous year. This growth can be attributed to policies, categories, and subnational factors as the key drivers.

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GridShield—Optimizing the Use of Grid Capacity during Increased EV Adoption

2023

Author(s): van Sambeek HL, Zweistra M, Hoogsteen G, Varenhorst IAM, Janssen S.

This paper describes the technical development and demonstrates how GridShield can keep a transformer load below a critical limit using simulations and real-world tests. It optimizes grid capacity while ensuring grid reliability.

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This paper presents a combined ranking of the key interventions. Critical analysis of all the identified interventions has been undertaken, and the learnings have been utilized to frame a multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) process to identify the priority of roll-out of the interventions.

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Charging after Lockdown: The Aftermath of COVID-19 Policies on Electric Vehicle Charging Behaviour in The Netherlands

2023

Author(s): van der Koogh M, Wolbertus R, Heller R

This paper analyzes changes in electric charging in the Netherlands for different user groups during different phases of the COVID-19 lockdown to assess the effects on EV charging needs.

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Circular Economy-Based Alternatives beyond Second-Life Applications: Maximizing the Electric Vehicle Battery First Life

2023

Author(s): Etxandi-Santolaya M, Canals Casals L, Amante García B, Corchero C.

This work analyses and compares the possible approaches in terms of battery degradation and economic profit. This study has shown how the assessment of the second-life tends to be too optimistic as a consequence of assuming a fixed End of Life threshold for the batteries.

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E-Mobility and Batteries—A Business Case for Flexibility in the Arctic Region

2023

Author(s): Bremdal B, Ilieva I, Tangrand K, Dadman S.

This paper provides a method for determining the economic incentives and limitations for a battery used for peak clipping to find an optimal mix between the battery’s power density and energy density.