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Key Messages on Electric Roads

Executive Summary from the CollERS Project

authors: Gustavsson, M. | Mottschall, M. | Hacker, F. | Jöhrens, J. | Helms, H. | Johnsson, F. | Taljegård, M. | Bernecker, T. | Engwall, M. | Almestrand Linné, P. | Hasselgren, B. | Lindgren, M.
Year of publication: 03 / 2021

Electric road systems (ERS) enable electric power transfer to moving vehicles by means of overhead lines, rails or wireless technology. ERS constitutes a new type of technological system (“permanent pick-up”) that is a paradigm shift…

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Connecting Countries by Electric Roads

Methodology for Feasibility Analysis of a Transnational ERS Corridor

authors: Jöhrens, J. | Helms, H. | Lambrecht, U. | Spathelf, F. | Mottschall, M. | Hacker, F. | Jelica, D. | Alfredsson, H. | Gustavsson, M. | Nebauer, G. | Schubert, M. | Almestrand Linné, P. | Nordin, L. | Taljegård, M.
Year of publication: 03 / 2021

The present study aims at discussing relevant aspects for a potential roll-out of Electric Road Systems (ERS) on transnational corridors, as well as generally for ERS introduction in Europe.

Feasibility criteria have thus been developed…

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Real-world experiences of ERS

Best practices from demonstration projects in Sweden and Germany

authors: Gustavsson, M. | Lindgren, M. | Helms, H. | Mottschall, M.
Year of publication: 09 / 2020

The purpose of this report is to report best practices from

  • demonstrations of ERS technologies along public roads in Sweden, and
  • procurement and the start of ERS demonstration projects in Germany.

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National and EU freight transport strategies

Status quo and perspectives and implications for the introduction of electric road systems (ERS)

authors: Hacker, F. | Mottschall, M. | Jöhrens, J. | Helms, H. | Kräck, J. | Rücker, J.
Year of publication: 06 / 2020

National and international freight transport in Europe is significantly influenced by both, national and the European Union (EU) strategies and regulations. The successful market launch of Electric Road Systems (ERS) can only succeed…

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Decarbonization of on-road freight transport and the role of LNG from a German perspective

authors: Mottschall, M. | Kasten, P. | Rodríguez, F.
Year of publication: 05 / 2020

The use of trucks running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) instead of diesel is not a suitable measure for climate protection in road freight transport. Even in an optimistic scenario, greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions of less than…

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Study on the Energy Saving Potential of Increasing Resource Efficiency

Final Report

authors: Mehlhart, G. | Bakas, I. | Herczeg, M. | Strosser, P. | Rynikiewicz, C. | Agenais, A. | Bergmann, T. | Mottschall, M. | Köhler, A. | Antony, F. | Bilsen, V. | Greeven, S. | Debergh, P. | Hay, D.
Year of publication: 09 / 2016

This study estimates potential energy savings found through increased resource efficiency in select product groups, sectors and examples of industrial symbioses in the EU. Six areasoffer the greatest energy savings from…

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