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Electric vehicles 2010 - Analysis of data from the electric vehicle demonstrators in the North East

Phil Blythe

Professor Phil Blythe, Professor of Intelligent Transport Systems, Newcastle University presents his paper 'Analysis of data from the electric vehicle demonstrators in the North East' from Newcastle University.

08 October 2010  Transport channel

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About the presentation

This free evening lecture will explore the aim for zero carbon electricity, the emerging energy gap and the subsequent need for significant investment.

Areas covered by the lecture will include:

* Scope for electric vehicles – findings of Arup/Cenex Report commissioned by Government
* Charging and grid implications
* Consumer charging for domestic usage

There will be plenty of scope for discussion, such as whether investment in city centre fast charging infrastructure could potentially be detrimental to the uptake of electric vehicles across the country.

Attendees will be able to get up close to real electric vehicles which are being used for research during the evening.

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