Maria Grahn

Forskare at Department of Energy 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

2016–2017

Prospects for renewable marine fuels

Maria Grahn Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Department of Shipping and Marine Technology, Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Ulrika Lundqvist Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Swedish Energy Agency

2012–2012

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

Maria Grahn Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Karin Andersson Department of Shipping and Marine Technology, Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Maria Taljegård Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Region Västra Götaland

2015–2018

Kostnadseffektiva val av marina drivmedel givet hårda koldioxidminskningskrav

Maria Grahn Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Department of Shipping and Marine Technology, Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Karin Andersson Department of Shipping and Marine Technology, Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Formas

2013–2014

Rollen av metanol från koldioxid och vatten för fartyg

Maria Grahn Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Maria Taljegård Department of Energy and Environment, Energy Technology
Karin Andersson Department of Shipping and Marine Technology, Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Selma Brynolf Department of Shipping and Marine Technology, 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 Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Frances Sprei Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Swedish Energy Agency

2014–2016

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

Maria Grahn Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Department of Shipping and Marine Technology, Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

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Publications

2016

The potential role of electrofuels as marine fuel: a cost-effective option for the future shipping sector?

Julia Hansson, Maria Grahn,
Book of proceedings, Shipping in Changing Climates, Newcastle, 10-11 Nov, 2016
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
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
EUBCE_conference show room_Amsterdam_June 2016
Conference poster
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
Book of proceedings_EUBCE_conference_Amsterdam_June 2016
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2016

Electrofuels: a review of pathways and production costs

Maria Grahn, Selma Brynolf, Maria Taljegård et al
Book of proceedings_TMFB_conference_Aachen_June 2016
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2016

Low-Carbon Transport: Health and Climate Benefits

Jac Wismans, Maria Grahn, Ingemar Denbratt et al
Report
2015

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

Jesper Adolfsson, Eva 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 paper - non peer reviewed
2015

Systems perspectives on alternative future transportation fuels

Stefan Heyne, Maria Grahn, Frances Sprei et al
Report
2015

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

Erik Ahlgren, Martin Börjesson, Maria Grahn et al
E-book: Proceedings of the conference “sustainable futures in a changing climate”, p. 119-130
Chapter in monograph, book
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

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

Daniel J.A. Johansson, Paul L. Lucas, Matthias Weitzel et al
Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
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
2014

Nät och elenergilager

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

Grid and storage

Jimmy Ehnberg, Yujing Liu, Maria Grahn et al
Systems Perspectives on Renewable Power 2014, p. 46-59
Chapter in monograph, book
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 and Technology. Vol. 48 (21), p. 12986-12993
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Transport biofuel futures in energy economy modeling: a review.

Martin Börjesson, Maria Grahn, Erik Ahlgren et al
Report
2013

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

Jonas Höglund, Serina Ahlgren, Maria Grahn et al
Report
2013

Utsikt för förnybara drivmedel i Sverige

Julia Hansson, Maria Grahn,
Report
2013

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

Maria Grahn, Maria Taljegård, Selma Bengtsson et al
Proceedings of 3rd International conference on technologies, operations, logistics and modelling in Low Carbon Shipping, University College London.
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2013

Sustainable Mobility: Insights from a Global Energy Model

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

Description of the global energy systems model GET-RC 6.1

Maria Grahn, Erica Klampfl, Margaret J. Whalen et al
Report
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
2013

Climate impact of transportation: A model comparison

Bastien Girod, Detlef van Vuuren, Maria Grahn et al
Climatic Change. Vol. 118 (3-4), p. 595-608
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
2010

Möjligheter för förnybara drivmedel i Sverige till år 2030

Maria Grahn, Julia Hansson,
Report
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 and Technology. Vol. 44 (10), p. 2702-08
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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 et al
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
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
Conference paper - 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, James E Anderson, Timothy J Wallington et al
World Electric Vehicle Journal (WEVA). Vol. 3 (1)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2009

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

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Kristian Lindgren et al
Biomass & Bioenergy. Vol. 33, p. 360-371
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

Svensk etanolsatsning är ingen effektiv klimatpolitik

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

Brazilian Ethanol has the Edge.

Christian Azar, Göran Berndes, Julia Hansson et al
Financial Times (May 16-2007)
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2007

Cost effective fuel choices in the transportation sector under different international climate regimes – results from a regionalized version of the global energy transition model, GET-R

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Kristian Lindgren et al
Proceedings Book of 15th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition from Research to Market Deployment, Industry and Climate, Berlin, Germany, 7-11 May
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

On Brazilian ethanol and the ecological footprint

Christian Azar, Göran Berndes, Julia Hansson et al
BioScience. Vol. 55 (1), p. 5
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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 paper - non peer reviewed
2005

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

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Kristian Lindgren et al
The 14th European Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate in Paris, 17-21 October
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2003

Regionalized Global Energy Scenarios Meeting Stringent Climate Targets - cost effective fuel choices in the transportation sector

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Kristian Lindgren et al
Risö international energy conference in Denmark, 19-21 May 2003
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2003

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

Maria Grahn, Christian Azar, Kristian Lindgren et al
EnerEnv'2003, the first conference on energy and environment in Changsha, China, 11-14 October 2003
Conference paper - non peer reviewed