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dc.contributor.authorTalaei, Alirezaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorBegg, Katherineen_GB
dc.contributor.authorJamasb, Toorajen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-15T15:26:26Z
dc.date.available2012-11-15T15:26:26Z
dc.date.issued2012-10-26en_GB
dc.identifier.otherCWPE1246
dc.identifier.otherEPRG1222
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/243979
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/243979
dc.description.abstractThe UK government has set the ambitious targets of 20 and 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and 2050 respectively. The transport sector accounts for 21% of total CO2 emissions in the UK and can, therefore, be important for achieving the emissions reduction targets. Within the transport sector, electric vehicles (EV) are considered as one of the important mitigation options. However the effect of EVs on emissions and the electricity sector is subject to debate. We use scenario analysis to investigate the emission reduction potential of EVs and their interaction with electricity sector. We show that managing the charging patterns could reduce adverse effects of EVs on the electricity sector while the number of EVs remains the factor affecting the mitigation potential. Our findings indicate that in the UK, by 2030, EVs could result in up to 32% emissions reduction compared to advanced internal combustion engines. We also found that the need for new electricity generation and distribution capacity to meet the conventional electricity demand and demand from EVs could be reduced by up to 12% from 70.6 to 61.8 GW if the EVメs electricity demand is managed.en_GB
dc.publisherFaculty of Economics
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCambridge Working Papers in Economics
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEPRG Working Paper
dc.rightsAll Rights Reserveden
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dc.subjectElectric Vehiclesen_GB
dc.subjectCO2 Emissionsen_GB
dc.subjectElectricity Demand Managementen_GB
dc.titleThe Large Scale Roll-Out of Electric Vehiclesen_GB
dc.typeWorking Paperen_GB
dc.identifier.doi10.17863/CAM.4971
dc.identifier.urlhttp://www.econ.cam.ac.uk/dae/repec/cam/pdf/cwpe1246.pdf


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