Urban mobility electrification is a high complex optimization problem, which needs to be approached from an integrated point of view in terms of electric infrastructure and electric vehicle fleet connection. In a first stage is necessary to define the high level specifications, and the optimal size for both infrastructure and electric vehicle fleet, according to the sustainable mobility expected targets of the city analyzed, e.g. mobility covered/filled areas, emission reduction, consumption reduction, cost reduction, energy & mobility efficiencies. In order to obtain the optimum integrated solution, a global approach of the problem is essential, moving from the high level definition of electric vehicle fleet and infrastructure, to the more detailed definition of systems and subsystems derived. CITYELEC is a strategy R&D Spanish project, analyzing, covering and solving the particular urban mobility electrification problem in some cities of Spain, starting from the high level definition of the urban mobility issues, and concluding in the detailed definition of the vehicle and infrastructure specifications. In CITYELEC project, special methodologies, global modelling and simulation tools, and advanced systems and subsystems are being under research and development, aiming for the optimum electro mobility integrated solution, including the infrastructure and the electric vehicle fleet.
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