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Measuring the Immeasurable: A Survey of Sustainability Indices
Sustainability indices for countries provide a one-dimensional metric to valuate country-specific information on the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, environmental, and socialExpand
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Assessing CO2 emissions of electric vehicles in Germany in 2030
Electric vehicles are often said to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. However, the results of current comparisons with conventional vehicles are not always in favor of electric vehicles. WeExpand
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Load shift potential of electric vehicles in Europe
Abstract Many governments highly encourage electric mobility today, aiming at a high market penetration. This development would bring forth an impact on the energy system, which strongly depends onExpand
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Towards Concise Models of Grid Stability
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Decentral Smart Grid Control (DSGC) is a new system implementing demand response without significant changes of the infrastructure. Expand
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A review of consumer preferences of and interactions with electric vehicle charging infrastructure
Abstract This paper presents a literature review of studies that investigate infrastructure needs to support the market introduction of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). It focuses on literatureExpand
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External costs of electric vehicles
Electric vehicles (EV) are often considered a promising technology to decrease external costs of road transport. Therefore, main external cost components are estimated for EV and internal combustionExpand
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Empirical Fuel Consumption and Co Emissions of Plug�?In Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Plug‐in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) combine electric and conventional propulsion. Official fuel consumption values of PHEVs are based on standardized driving cycles, which show a growingExpand
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Solar energy storage in German households: profitability, load changes and flexibility
The developments of battery storage technology together with photovoltaic (PV) roof-top systems might lead to far-reaching changes in the electricity demand structures and flexibility of households.Expand
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Optimizing the allocation of fast charging infrastructure along the German autobahn
The allocation of fast charging stations is a severe investment for the future mobility system with electric vehicles. The allocation of the first charging stations influences the profitability ofExpand
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An efficient two-stage algorithm for decentralized scheduling of micro-CHP units
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We present an efficient two-stage hierarchical decomposition algorithm aiming at determining economically improved operation schedules for residential proton exchange membrane fuel cell micro-combined heat and power (PEMFC) units and optimizing local charging of electric vehicles (EV) in the same household. Expand
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