Slide-in, continuous supply of electrical power to electrical vehicles. Phase 2.

Road transport is expected to increase for the foreseeable future, while production of the primary main fuel (fossil crude oil) for these transports have passed its maximum capacity (peak oil). Supply of renewable fuels is one important measure that will help to replace a part of the oil. However it is not possible to replace all oil with renewable fuels. Thus electricity as energy carrier is of interest. In order to overcome the limited energy density of batteries continous supply of energy from road to vehicle could be a solution. This project aims at a deep evaluation of conductive and inductive technologies for continuous transfer of electricity to vehicles.If one or several of these technologies can be applied it would the benefits could be significant in combination with an increased share of renewable electricity being produced.The technologies will be tested now together with an analyzis of real hybrid/electrical vehicle installation, design.

Participants

Jonas Sjöberg (contact)

Professor vid Electrical Engineering, Reglerteknik, automation och mekatronik, Mechatronics

Collaborations

ALSTOM Power Sweden

Norrköping, Sweden

Bombardier Transportation Sweden

Göteborg, Sweden

Lund University

Lund, Sweden

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Stockholm, Sweden

Scania

Södertälje, Sweden

Svenska Elvägar

Gävle, Sweden

Swedish Transport Administration

Borlänge, Sweden

Vattenfall

Stockholm, Sweden

Volvo Technology

Gothenburg, Sweden

Funding

Swedish Energy Agency

Funding years 2013–2015

Swedish Energy Agency

Funding years 2015

Related Areas of Advance and Infrastructure

Sustainable development

Driving Forces

Transport

Areas of Advance

Energy

Areas of Advance

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Latest update

2015-12-11