By André, Michel; Samaras, Zissis
Transport platforms are dealing with an very unlikely drawback: fulfill an expanding call for for mobility of individuals and items, whereas lowering their fossil-energy standards and protecting the surroundings. also, shipping has a chance to conform in a altering global, with new providers, applied sciences but additionally new necessities (fast supply, reliability, stronger accessibility).
In this ebook, contemporary learn works are pronounced round the triptych: “transport, power and environment”, which demonstrates that car applied sciences and fuels can nonetheless increase, however it is important to arrange their implementation (e.g. electro-mobility), to consider new prone, and to contain all actors, fairly firms, who could be the drivers of innovation. Mitigation thoughts are studied to advertise leading edge, multimodal and fresh transports and prone. examine development is stated on pollution, vibrations and noise, their mitigation and evaluation methodologies.
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The demo aims to shed light on such aspects as: – costs and financial sustainability of the service; – user acceptance; – technical and administrative problems that can hinder the diffusion of such a system. 4. Distance covered from underground station in Rome (above: distance covered by foot in 15 min; below: distance covered in 15 min with EVs, Vcom= kph) 16 Energy and Environment In parallel with the demo, which will provide important technical and financial information, a study will be carried out in Rome to: – select the best area of Rome to deploy such a system and scale the system itself; – estimate the number of private vehicle users that would shift to a combined use of PT and micromobility (considering also different scenarios of implementation); – assess the potential reduction of pollutant emissions.
2. 1. Consistent and coordinated energy and environmental policies are needed in Europe One of the major European concerns is increased oil and gas prices due to geopolitical instability that may endanger EU economic performance [BER 14]. This requires the development of sound energy policy which should take into account environmental issues such as climate change, air quality, noise and other related impacts. As underlined in the Green Paper on a European strategy for sustainable, competitive and secure energy by the European Commission in 2006, Europe has to put energy policy high on the EU agenda if it is to achieve its economic, social and environmental objectives.
In particular, respondents are presented with different car classes and are asked to assume that they are in the purchase situation (previously defined in the survey) assuming that at the car dealership there are both the conventional vehicle and a comparable EV available with the characteristics shown for a given car class. Other than that, the respondent must assume that the two cars are identical. The data collection is already complete in Denmark, and those results will soon be available. The survey is still in progress in the other GeM Demo regions.
Energy and environment by André, Michel; Samaras, Zissis