Sustainable mixed urban transit system with electric and conventional buses
Forskningsprojekt , 2019 – 2022

Battery electric buses are seen as a well-suited technology for sustainable urban transit system because it has high energy efficiency and generates zero tailpipe emissions. Therefore, conventional buses are likely to be continuously replaced by electric buses. However, the limitations of electric buses, such as range limitations, battery capacity loss and required charging times of battery, are critical issues for the service quality of the urban
transit system. Therefore, it is more realistic to develop a sustainable urban transit system mixed with conventional and electric buses in a transitional period until the limitations of electric buses are overcome. The goal of this project is to provide a system-level solution for the transition process from conventional to electric bus system considering the service quality, circular economy and environmental benefit.

This project is funded by EU JPI Urban Europe, in collaboration with NTNU, SINTEF, Lund University, Beijing Jiaotong University, and Beihang University. The total budget is 900,000 Euros. 

Deltagare

Xiaobo Qu (kontakt)

Biträdande professor vid Chalmers, Arkitektur och samhällsbyggnadsteknik, Geologi och geoteknik

Yongzhi Zhang

Doktor vid Chalmers, Arkitektur och samhällsbyggnadsteknik, Geologi och geoteknik

Le Zhang

Doktor vid Chalmers, Arkitektur och samhällsbyggnadsteknik, Geologi och geoteknik

Samarbetspartners

Beijing Jiaotong University

Beijing, China

Lunds universitet

Lund, Sweden

Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet

Trondheim, Norway

SINTEF Energi

Trondheim, Norway

Finansiering

Energimyndigheten

Finansierar Chalmers deltagande under 2019–2022

European Commission

Finansierar Chalmers deltagande under 2019–2022

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Senast uppdaterat

2019-08-26