Climate change is a serious matter. In Europe alone, the automotive industry is responsible for 27% of the emissions that cause climate change. But how 'green' are electric vehicles? What is, for instance, the environmental impact of the production of batteries that are used for electric vehicles? Electric vehicles may not have exhaust pipes, but to produce electric vehicles, we need refinery plants, raw materials, components, assembly and distribution. Interested in specific subjects? >>
WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY
General trends on the growth of the electric vehicle market. In the next 10 to 20 years the electric car market will likely transition from early deployment to mass market adoption. Moving beyond early market developments for electric cars will require policy adjustments.
How EV impacts employment opportunities in the Netherlands. This article provides an overview of EV developments in the Netherlands and abroad.
The Energy Map (‘De Energiekaart’) is a platform for institutes and businesses dealing with energy transition. The Energy Map gives an overview of current projects.
An annual analysis of the impact of EV adoption on automotive and energy markets. The outlook combines the expertise of the global Advanced Transport Team of Bloomberg and draws on research and data the agency published over the last year.
What did we learn from a teardown and benchmarking of ten EV models? Regulatory pressures on internal combustion engines (ICEs), combined with technological improvements in electric powertrains and batteries, are driving a surge of demand for EVs. With EVs becoming mass-market products, it’s time for a detailed understanding of technology trends.
This CleanTechnica’s 2018 EV charging report illuminates details about EV drivers, the EV charging station market, the status of core EV charging infrastructure and top EV charging stations innovations that have not been uncovered before. It delves deeply into the disruptive innovation taking place in the EV service equipment space and how this will have a profound impact on the electric grid of the future.
The EV Policy Council is working on producing 6 policy briefs on the following topics: Purchase Incentives; Reoccuring Incentives; Information Education and Outreach; Regulatory Mechanisms and Infrastructure and Electricity Grids.
Norway has achieved a breakthrough in battery EVs; the market share reached 17.1% in 2015. This article demonstrates how Norwegian incentives and policies gradually developed and how innovation has contributed to policy.
NKL, the independent knowledge platform for EV charging infrastructure, presents the results of the 2017 costing benchmark study. The cost of public EV charging infrastructure is continuing to decline by approximately 35% since 2013. Focus will shift from cost reduction to market professionalisation. In this benchmark, NKL introduces the public EV charging market maturity model.
TKI Urban Energy promotes innovation and supports Dutch companies and knowledge institutes in defining and financing projects that contribute to the transition towards a sustainable, reliable and affordable energy system in the urban environment.
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The annual Applied Research on Charging Infrastructure symposium took place on 9 February 2018 at the Delft University of Technology. It was attended by 100 visitors from government bodies, market parties and research institutes, who shared knowledge and insights.