Large-Scale Deployment of Public Charging Infrastructure: Identifying Possible Next Steps Forward

van Deventer, Peter, van der Steen, Martijn, van Schelven, Rogier and Kotter, Richard (2015) Large-Scale Deployment of Public Charging Infrastructure: Identifying Possible Next Steps Forward. In: E-Mobility in Europe: Trends and Good Practice. Green Energy and Technology . Springer, London, pp. 107-124. ISBN 978-3-319-13193-1

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This paper presents the next steps forward for a large-scale deployment of public charging infrastructure after the first round of infrastructure was mainly funded by gopvernment agencies over thje last 3-5 years. In order to create a sustainable and market-driven public charging network, governments are increasingly looking for strategies to support the next generation of public charging infrastructure with creative financing machanisms and limited public funding. The primary goal is to review and analyze the different models that are currently being tested in early adopter markets such as Norway, the Netherlands, California, and the United States. This paper describes the challenges and opportunities in these early markets, identifies six different (iunternational) models for investing into public charging infrastructure and describes their individuals advantages and disadvantages. By applying these models to California, a state that is actively involved in public policy development and introduction of electric vehicles, this paper identifies preferred financing models applying three different scenarios. The research provides insights into international comparison into deployment of public charging infrastructure and possible financial models. Based on a case study, the various advantages and disadvantages of these models are exemplified. Finally, suggestions are made for further research and modeling.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electric vehicles, Evs, E-mobility, EVSE, EV-policy, Policy implementation, Charging infrastructure, Innovation, Financial strategies, The Netherlands, California, Coast-to-Coast partnership
Subjects: L700 Human and Social Geography
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography and Environmental Sciences
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Depositing User: Richard Kotter
Date Deposited: 08 May 2015 14:48
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 22:29

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