Electric vehicles, when coupled to electricity generation from renewable energy sources, can become a viable solution to decarbonize the transport sector. However, given the high variability of electricity mixes on a daily and seasonal basis, high-resolution profiles are needed for a precise analysis of the impacts of electric vehicles in terms of greenhouse gases emissions. This paper presents a comparison of different charging profiles evaluated on 10 European countries over four years, to highlight the effects of national electricity mixes and of the type of charging location on the specific emissions of EVs charging. This study, based on three archetypal charging profiles, provide a quantification of the potential influence of different charging strategies on the average emission factor of the electricity supplied to electric vehicles. The results show that the variability related to charging profiles is generally limited, with an average variation range of 6% for any given country and year, while in several countries the variability from one year to another is much larger, with an average range of 18% for any given country and charging profile.
Cross-Country Comparison of Hourly Electricity Mixes for EV Charging Profiles / Noussan, Michel; Neirotti, Francesco. - In: ENERGIES. - ISSN 1996-1073. - ELETTRONICO. - 13:10(2020), p. 2527.
|Titolo:||Cross-Country Comparison of Hourly Electricity Mixes for EV Charging Profiles|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2020|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en13102527|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|
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