Electric Roads: Analyzing the Societal Cost of Electrifying All Danish Road Transport

Gabriel Domingues-Olavarría, Francisco Márquez-Fernández, Pontus Fyhr, Avo Reinap, Mats Alaküla
2018 World Electric Vehicle Journal  
Electric Road Systems (ERS) have emerged as an alternative to deal with the main drawbacks that battery electric vehicles present (i.e., higher cost, short driving range, long charging times, etc.). This paper analyses the societal cost of electrifying all road transport in Denmark under four different scenarios. The first scenario considered in this study is based on today's approach of having electric vehicles with high battery capacity and fast charging stations, the remaining scenarios
more » ... ning scenarios study the cost of implementing different ERS at a national level. The results clearly show the benefits of implementing road bound electric road solutions that can be used both by commercial and passenger vehicles.
doi:10.3390/wevj9010009 fatcat:upbu2uxwwnhutk2cwl6zp2sgle