Maria Grahn

Forskare at Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Physical Resource Theory

Maria Grahn's research is within the area of energy systems analysis focusing on fuels for transport, global energy systems modeling, cost-effective use of biomass, global warming and carbon dioxide reductions. Maria is also interested in the role of Electrofuels (fuels produced from carbon dioxide and water with the help of electricity), future fuels for the shipping industry and global car fleet.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2015–2019

Future alternative transport fuels (Future Fuels)

Ingemar Denbratt Combustion
Karin Munch Combustion
Josefine Preuss Combustion
Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Frances Sprei Physical Resource Theory
Sofia Poulikidou Physical Resource Theory
Julia Hansson Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Physical Resource Theory
Simon Harvey Energy Technology
Swedish Energy Agency

2016–2017

Prospects for renewable marine fuels

Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Ulrika Lundqvist Physical Resource Theory
Swedish Energy Agency

2012–2012

Inledande studie för analys av kostnadseffektiva val av marina bränslen vid hårda koldioxidminskningskrav

Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Karin Andersson Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Maria Taljegård Energy Technology
Region Västra Götaland

2015–2018

Kostnadseffektiva val av marina drivmedel givet hårda koldioxidminskningskrav

Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Karin Andersson Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Formas

2013–2014

Rollen av metanol från koldioxid och vatten för fartyg

Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Maria Taljegård Energy Technology
Karin Andersson Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Selma Brynolf Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Region Västra Götaland

2014–2015

A pre-study to prepare for interdisciplinary research on future alternative transportation fuels

Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Frances Sprei Physical Resource Theory
Swedish Energy Agency

2014–2016

The role of electrofuels: a cost-effective solution for future transport?

Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

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Publications

2017

The potential for electrofuels production in Sweden utilizing fossil and biogenic CO2 point sources

Julia Hansson, Roman Hackl, Maria Taljegård et al
Frontiers in Energy Research. Vol. 5 (4), p. 12-
Journal article
2017

Electrofuels for the transport sector: A review of production costs

Selma Brynolf, Maria Taljegård, Maria Grahn et al
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Journal article
2017

Transport biofuels in global energy–economy modelling – a review of comprehensive energy systems assessment approaches

Erik Ahlgren, Martin Börjesson, Maria Grahn
GCB Bioenergy. Vol. 9 (7), p. 1168-1180
Journal article
2016

Electrofuels: a review of pathways and production costs

Maria Grahn, Selma Brynolf, Maria Taljegård et al
Conference contribution
2016

The cost-effectiveness of electrofuels in comparison to other alternative fuels for transport in a low carbon future

Maria Grahn, Selma Brynolf, Julia Hansson et al
European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings, 24thEUBCE, Amsterdam (24thEUBCE), p. 1472-1478
Conference contribution
2016

Low-Carbon Transport: Health and Climate Benefits

Jac Wismans, Maria Grahn, Ingemar Denbratt
Report
2015

Systems perspectives on alternative future transportation fuels

Stefan Heyne, Maria Grahn, Frances Sprei
Report
2015

Prospects for domestic biofuels for transport in Sweden 2030 based on current production and future plans

Maria Grahn, Julia Hansson
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment. Vol. 4 (3), p. 290-306
Journal article
2015

Global transport biofuel futures in energy-economy modeling: a review

Erik Ahlgren, Martin Börjesson, Maria Grahn
E-book: Proceedings of the conference “sustainable futures in a changing climate”, p. 119-130
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2015

Faktaunderlag med klimat utmaningar för Västra Götaland Ett gott liv i en fossiloberoende region

Jesper Adolfsson, Eva Ingeborg Elisabeth Andersson, Petra Andersson et al
Report
2015

Electrofuels – a possibility for shipping in a low carbon future?

Maria Taljegård, Selma Brynolf, Julia Hansson et al
Proceedings of International Conference on Shipping in Changing Climates, Glasgow, Nov 2015. Vol. 2, p. 405-418
Conference contribution
2015

Prospects for Domestic Biofuels for Transport in Sweden 2030 Based on Current Production and Future Plans

Maria Grahn, Julia Hansson
Advances in Bioenergy: The Sustainability Challenge, p. 431-446
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2014

Nyttiggörande av överskottsel: fallet elektrobränslen

Maria Grahn, Maria Taljegård, Jimmy Ehnberg et al
Perspektiv på förnybar el 2014, p. 26-27
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2014

Utilising excess power: the case of electrofuels for transport

Maria Grahn, Maria Taljegård, Jimmy Ehnberg et al
Systems Perspectives on Renewable Power 2014, p. 128-137
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2014

Grid and storage

Jimmy Ehnberg, Yujing Liu, Maria Grahn
Systems Perspectives on Renewable Power 2014, p. 46-59
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2014

Multi-model comparison of the economic and energy implications for China and India in an international climate regime

Daniel Johansson, Paul L. Lucas, Matthias Weitzel et al
Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change (8), p. 1335-1359
Journal article
2014

Nät och elenergilager

Jimmy Ehnberg, Yujing Liu, Maria Grahn
Perspektiv på förnybar el 2014, p. 14-15
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2014

Cost-Effective Choices of Marine Fuels in a Carbon-Constrained World: Results from a Global Energy Model

Maria Taljegård, Selma Brynolf, Maria Grahn et al
Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 48 (21), p. 12986-12993
Journal article
2014

Hur mycket kan biodrivmedel minska utsläppen av växthusgaser?

Karin Pettersson, Maria Grahn
Perspektiv på förädling av bioråvara 2014, p. 24-25
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2013

Description of the global energy systems model GET-RC 6.1

Maria Grahn, Erica Klampfl, Margaret J. Whalen et al
Report
2013

Cost-effective choices of marine fuels under stringent carbon dioxide targets

Maria Grahn, Maria Taljegård, Selma Brynolf et al
Conference contribution
2013

Utsikt för förnybara drivmedel i Sverige

Julia Hansson, Maria Grahn
Report
2013

Future energy supply and the competiveness of electric vehicles

Fredrik Hedenus, Maria Grahn
Systems Perspectives on Electromobility 2013, p. 90-100
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2013

Climate impact of transportation: A model comparison

Bastien Girod, D. van Duuren, Maria Grahn et al
Climatic Change. Vol. 118 (3-4), p. 595-608
Journal article
2013

Sustainable mobility: using a global energy model to inform vehicle technology choices in a decarbonized economy

Maria Grahn, E. Klampfl, M. Whalen et al
Sustainability. Vol. 5 (5), p. 1845-1862
Journal article
2013

Sustainable Mobility: Insights from a Global Energy Model

Timothy J Wallington, James E Anderson, Sandra L. Winkler et al
Treatise on Sustainability Science and Engineering, p. 338-
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2013

Transport biofuel futures in energy economy modeling: a review.

Martin Börjesson, Maria Grahn, Erik Ahlgren
Report
2013

Biofuels and land use in Sweden: an overview of land-use change effects

Jonas Höglund, Serina Ahlgren, Maria Grahn et al
Report
2012

How much can biofuels reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

Karin Pettersson, Maria Grahn
Systems Perspectives on Biorefineries 2012, p. 72-79
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2010

Low-CO2 Electricity and Hydrogen: A Help or Hindrance for Electric and Hydrogen Vehicles?

Timothy J Wallington, Maria Grahn, James E Anderson et al
Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 44 (10), p. 2702-08
Journal article
2009

The role of ICEVs, HEVs, PHEVs, BEVs and FCVs in achieving stringent CO2 targets: results from global energy systems modeling

Maria Grahn, James E Anderson, Timothy J Wallington et al
World Electric Vehicle Journal. Vol. 3 (1)
Journal article
2009

The role of biofuels for transportation in CO2 emission reduction scenarios with global versus regional carbon caps

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Kristian Lindgren
Biomass and Bioenergy. Vol. 33 (3), p. 360-371
Journal article
2009

Cost-effective vehicle and fuel technology choices in a carbon constrained world: insights from global energy systems modelling

Maria Grahn, James E Anderson, Timothy J Wallington
Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Power Sources, Models, Sustainability, Infrastructure and the Market. Editor: Gianfranco Pistoia, Elsevier. ISBN: 798-0-444-53565-8, p. 91-110
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2009

The role of ICEVs, HEVs, PHEVs, BEVs and FCVs in achieving stringent CO2 targets: results from global energy systems modeling

Maria Grahn, Mats Williander
24th International Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition 2009, EVS 24; Stavanger; Norway; 13 May 2009 through 16 May 2009, p. 1645-1655
Paper in proceedings
2009

Fuel and Vehicle Technology Choices for Passenger Vehicles in Achieving Stringent CO2 Targets: Connections between Transportation and Other Energy Sectors

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Mats Williander et al
Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 43 (9), p. 3365-3371
Journal article
2007

Svensk etanolsatsning är ingen effektiv klimatpolitik

Thomas Sterner, Per Kågeson, Magnus Blinge et al
Göteborgs-Posten (2007-01-02)
Magazine article
2007

Brazilian Ethanol has the Edge.

Christian Azar, Göran Berndes, Julia Hansson et al
Financial Times (May 16-2007)
Magazine article
2007

Biomass for heat or as transportation fuel? A comparison between two model-based studies

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Kristian Lindgren et al
Biomass and Bioenergy. Vol. 31 (11-12), p. 747-758
Journal article
2007

Biomass for heat or as transportation fuel? - a comparison between two model based studies

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Kristian Lindgren et al
Biomass & Bioenergy. Vol. 31, p. 747-758
Journal article
2006

On Brazilian ethanol and the ecological footprint

Christian Azar, Göran Berndes, Julia Hansson et al
BioScience. Vol. 55 (1), p. 5-
Journal article
2006

Cost-effective use of biomass - A comparison between two model based studies

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Kristian Lindgren et al
Book of Proceedings, RIO6, World Climate and Energy Event, Nov 17-18, 2006, Hotel Othon Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, p. 149-153
Conference contribution
2005

BIOMASS FOR HEAT OR AS TRANSPORTATION FUEL? A COMPARISON BETWEEN TWO MODEL BASED STUDIES

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Kristian Lindgren et al
Conference contribution
2003

Regionalized Global Energy Scenarios Meeting Stringent CO2 Constraints - Cost-effective Fuel Choices for Transport

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Kristian Lindgren
Conference contribution