Electrification of vehicles – policy drivers and impacts in two scenarios.
2013 (English)In: Grid Integration of Electric Vehicles in Open Electricity Markets / [ed] Qiuwei Wu, John Wiley & Sons, 2013Chapter in book (Refereed)
This chapter examines current policy drivers of battery electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid EVs, the current and anticipated impacts on carbon emissions, as well as what potential role policy can play in enhancing the innovation system and market development around such vehicles in the future. We start with a policy review of key targets in the Nordic countries and the EU, up to 2030, and discuss to what extent they are consistent with industry and expert estimates of how the systems can grow. On the basis of this, the second part elaborates two simple scenarios of EV development in the EU: one breakthrough expansion scenario and one incremental expansion scenario. Building on that is an analysis of the climate impacts of the two scenarios, given different assumptions relating to, for example, electricity production as well as EV penetration in the fleet. The third part examines what policy drivers might be needed to enable the breakthrough scenario, using a technological innovation systems perspective to describe the needed processes, drivers and developments.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2013.
technological innovation systems (TIS), policy, innovation, electric vehicles (EVs), scenarios, environmental impact, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland
Political Science Environmental Sciences Transport Systems and Logistics
Research subject Planning and Decision Analysis
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-185948DOI: 10.1002/9781118568040.ch1ISBN: 978-1-118-44607-2OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-185948DiVA: diva2:924887
FunderNordic Council of Ministers
QC 201604292016-04-292016-04-292016-04-29Bibliographically approved