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The Meaning of Electric Cars in the Context of Sustainable Transition in Brazil

Fabienne T. Schiavo, Rodrigo F. Calili, Claudio F. de Magalhães, Isabel C. G. Fróes
2021 Sustainability  
At present, fleets are reduced, values are high, and the infrastructure is incipient. This article presents a problematization of the local scenario and the results of a survey with local consumers.  ...  The results indicate gaps and opportunities in service design, public policies for smart cities, and new ICTs associated with smart grids.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su131911073 fatcat:kqaskejuv5eihirlpbcjmi6yea

Consumer perceptions of smart grid development: Results of a Hong Kong survey and policy implications

Daphne Ngar-yin Mah, Johannes Marinus van der Vleuten, Peter Hills, Julia Tao
2012 Energy Policy  
It contributes to the literature by providing a better understanding of the perceptions and behaviour of electricity consumers about the possible deployment of smart grids.  ...  This paper reports the results from a Hong Kong survey (n=505).  ...  This study, to our knowledge, is the first public opinion survey carried out in Hong Kong focusing on smart grid technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2012.05.055 fatcat:widomshpercz3hfbfwo35s7drm

Misconceptions and Barriers to Adoption of FOSS in the U.S. Energy Industry [chapter]

Victor Kuechler, Carlos Jensen, Deborah Bryant
2013 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
, or public policy space that influence software and security practices in the energy sector.  ...  More specifically, the misperceptions of FOSS, the new security challenges presented by the smart grid, and the extensive influence of vendors in this space play the largest roles in FOSS adoption in the  ...  We also appreciate the participation of Portland General Electric, Tennessee Valley Authority, Utilisec, Dell Secure-works®, GADS Open Source, Green Energy Corp, and Grid Protection Alliance.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38928-3_17 fatcat:qhkxnkqnardmhibn3xbbfj35cq

Critical challenges and capacity building needs for renewable energy deployment in Pacific Small Island Developing States (Pacific SIDS)

Hugo Lucas, Solomone Fifita, Ilham Talab, Cornelia Marschel, Luisa F. Cabeza
2017 Renewable Energy  
Based on 26 a survey conducted among main stakeholders in the region, within the framework of the 27 Pacific Region Capacity Building Initiative of the International Renewable Energy 28  ...  Successful 21 examples of RE deployment in the Pacific SIDS exist; however, many barriers persist 22 and prevent the use of the region's RE resources in a larger scale.  ...  Private sector needs improvement in designing, installing, operating and maintaining RE projects, in addition insufficient knowledge in financial institutions is creating the perception of RE as a high  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.renene.2017.01.029 fatcat:odbsfiz4jzabdpm5vfkllbd4nu

Political Economy and Stakeholder Perspectives on Inclusive Low-Carbon Energy Transition: Case of Kenyan Rangelands

Angela Mungai, Richard Mulwa, Stephen Anyango
2018 International Journal of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Research  
In addition, women, within the framework of women's groups are strong players in this sector and have a high potential to expand clean energy access to off-grid areas.  ...  This study sought to evaluate the role and perspectives of energy sector actors in the transition of low-carbon off-grid technologies to households in Kenya as an alternative to the national grid for powering  ...  RESULTS AND DISCUSSION Awareness of National Energy Policy in Line With off-Grid Energy The extent of knowledge about national clean energy policy and programs provided a framework for examining the  ... 
doi:10.18488/journal.13.2018.71.35.43 fatcat:ligsfijbyjct7fohnhuoc6o3xe

Understanding lay-public perceptions of energy storage technologies: Results of a questionnaire conducted in the UK

Christopher R. Jones, James Gaede, Sara Ganowski, Ian H. Rowlands
2018 Energy Procedia  
Public perceptions of emerging technologies are known to affect the likelihood of their commercial success; however, there is a paucity of research into the nature and antecedents of lay-public perceptions  ...  Public perceptions of emerging technologies are known to affect the likelihood of their commercial success; however, there is a paucity of research into the nature and antecedents of lay-public perceptions  ...  Acknowledgements This research was funded by a University of Surrey, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, FRSF standard grant.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2018.09.038 fatcat:2bxx2n74zneixlsp7hsb6dbqfa

Factors Impacting Attacker Decision-Making in Power Grid Cyber Attacks [chapter]

Aunshul Rege
2013 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
A total of 330 participants from the ethical hacker community and the power industry were surveyed.  ...  For several years, security experts and government officials have been warning about a "Cyber Pearl Harbor" -a cyber attack on the nation's power grid.  ...  The vast majority of attacks on the power grid are not publicized.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-45330-4_9 fatcat:thqkaocy6bg4ng44crbn7ws25q

GIS based community survey and systematic grid sampling for dengue epidemic surveillance, control, and management: a case study of Pondicherry Municipality

M.Palaniyandi, PH Anand, R. Maniyosai
2014 International Journal of Mosquito Research  
Consequently, it has become very serious threat to the public in Pondicherry.  ...  The dengue epidemics have become major challenging problems in India, including Pondicherry Union Territories and have the national public health important for the recent years.  ...  The virtual GPS under the GIS umbrella was used to conduct a rapid survey with 0.5 km distance interval (grid sampling procedures) for assessing the mosquitogenic condition and for mapping the sectors  ... 
doaj:b00111045e784e5690618a3ba8b087b0 fatcat:5olfyhr56zdahbjfxvhykmvkum

Drivers and barriers to public acceptance of future energy sources and grid expansion in the United States

Tara Sharpton, Thomas Lawrence, Margeret Hall
2020 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
Due to a lack of research on identifying public preferences for energy production in the United States, the authors conducted a national survey to identify drivers and barriers of acceptance of different  ...  A B S T R A C T With the coming of the 21st century in the U.S., reliance on fossil fuels, in particular coal, decreased while renewable energy sources increased their contribution to the U.S. energy portfolio  ...  Acknowledgments This study was funded in part through research grants from Georgia Power, a utility provider in the Southeastern United States. The Award ID is FP00003777. Appendix A.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2020.109826 fatcat:6gwpjdnpubgrdmvhstmtp3z544

A Systemic Approach to Investigate the Gaps between Distribution System Operators Need and Technology Developers' Perception—A Case Study of an Intelligent Low-Voltage Grid Management System with Storage

Alemu Moges Belay, Sanket Puranik, Francisco Díaz-González, Heidi Tuiskula
2021 Applied Sciences  
The purpose of the paper is to introduce a new bi-directional approach to assess the gap between the customer needs and technology developers' perception on the value propositions of innovations which  ...  The customer survey highlighted that certain value propositions of technological solutions are needed more urgently than others, and therefore, technology developers should prioritize these in further  ...  Acknowledgments: Thanks to Richa Parsai for supporting the design of the customer survey. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11125348 fatcat:xjg7fpqtc5fcnm4vcqwwm5wtd4

Customer role in the integration of EVs with the Colombian electricity market

L. M. Hinestroza Olascuaga, J. A. Rosero Garcia, Omar F. Prias Caicedo
2014 2014 14th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering  
Therefore, the level of flexibility of user habits will be the key in the interaction of EVs with the grid.  ...  Mass adoption EVs in Colombia, is presented as a necessary option not only to mitigate the impact of the transportation sector on the environment but to promote a more efficient vehicle fleet.  ...  INTRODUCTION Due to climate change and reduction of oil reserves, the introduction of EVs to market represents a clean and sustainable solution for the transportation sector in cities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/eeeic.2014.6835866 fatcat:h4ty46utq5eezh5662dunbkgiu

Knowledge-Grid Modelling for Academic Purposes [chapter]

Mieczysław Owoc, Krzysztof Hauke, Paweł Weichbroth
2016 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Surveys on knowledge grid processes are focused on an investigation of the components and transformations performed in KG frameworks.  ...  The concept of a knowledge grid as a potential method of knowledge acquisition and management will be presented in the next section.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-55970-4_1 fatcat:p4dq5q3x6ncajlgs2tohyqk6yq

Towards a strategy for sense-making of empirical knowledge management perceptions - the TFL methodology

D.Y.F. Law, J.O. Lee-Partridge
2003 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2003. Proceedings of the  
There exists a very diverse range of views and perceptions about KM and a need to appreciate these issues and concerns among different communities of knowledge workers.  ...  Through focus group research, we elicited a range of perceptions commonly associated with the notion of KM among very senior executives, managers, consultants and academicians engaged in the information  ...  Despite the increasing volume of publications generated about KM, and the growing awareness and interest on the subject among academia and industry, a very diverse range of views and perceptions still  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2003.1174725 dblp:conf/hicss/LawL03 fatcat:2lf5at36xvgtldsu43j6tl6qya

Digital government and wicked problems: Solution or problem?

Jing Zhang, Yushim Kim, Jing Zhang, Yushim Kim
2016 Information Polity  
In the late 1960s, the term "wicked problems" was coined to refer to societal and public planning problems that had no definitive solutions [1,2].  ...  The selection of this theme for dg.o 2015 reflects the digital government research community's ambition and dedication to achieve a degree of understanding necessary to address some of the most intractable  ...  How applicable this understanding is to the public sector remains a question.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ip-160395 fatcat:jyzbqjzawbfahph5qpmrni5dqa

Human Resourcing Challenges of The Smart Grids Deployment Projects in Russia

Alexander Y. Chmykhalo, Vasilya R. Khaliulina, Olga V. Mikhailova, P.A. Strizhak, G.V. Kuznetsov, A.O. Zhdanova
2016 MATEC Web of Conferences  
The barriers explored impede greatly the creation and introduction of state-of-the-art technological systems, Smart Grid being one of them.  ...  The elimination of those barriers will accelerate the accomplishment of the Smart Grid project.  ...  The survey and its analysis were implemented in 2016. Results and discussion For the purpose of the survey two sets of questions were offered to respondents.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/20179101016 fatcat:ev6uhq2rnjfr7b5phxg5vjm4wy
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