Economic and CO2 Emission Benefits of a Solar Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Station for Workplaces in the Netherlands

Gautham Ram Chandra Mouli, Mark Leendertse, Venugopal Prasanth, Pavol Bauer, Sacha Silvester, Stefan van de Geer, Miro Zeman

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Abstract

The paper analyses the economic and environmental benefits of charging electric vehicles (EV) at workplaces in the Netherlands using photovoltaic panels (PV). A 10kW EV-PV charging system is used to charge the electric cars directly from photovoltaic panels. The cost of using a gasoline vehicle is compared with that of an electric vehicle that is charged from the grid or from solar panels. It is found that charging EV from PV results in huge savings in fuel cost, taxes and lower CO2 emissions. A comparison is made for solar panels installed on rooftops and as a solar carport and the impact of feed-in tariffs on PV generation revenues is evaluated.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC)
PublisherIEEE
Pages1-7
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-0403-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event2016 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC) - Detroit, United States
Duration: 27 Jun 201629 Jun 2016
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=7513627

Conference

Conference2016 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC)
Abbreviated titleITEC
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityDetroit
Period27/06/1629/06/16
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Keywords

  • Petroleum
  • Automobiles
  • Employment
  • Finance
  • Electric vehicles

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