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World Electric Vehicle Journal is published by MDPI from Volume 9 issue 1 (2018). Articles in this Issue were published by The World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) and its member the European Association for e-Mobility (AVERE), the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), and the Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific (EVAAP). They are hosted by MDPI on mdpi.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with AVERE.
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CITYELEC: A global solution approach for the electrification of urban mobility in Spain

Transport unit, Tecnalia Research & Innovation, Parque Tecnológico Zamudio 202 E-48170 Vizcaya, Spain
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2010, 4(4), 927-932; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj4040927
Published: 31 December 2010
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Abstract

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.
Keywords: electrification; urban mobility; electric infrastructure; optimization electrification; urban mobility; electric infrastructure; optimization
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Iglesias, I.; Valera, J. CITYELEC: A global solution approach for the electrification of urban mobility in Spain. World Electr. Veh. J. 2010, 4, 927-932.

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