A design-driven exploration of photovoltaic applications in electric mobility systems

Alonzo Sierra, Angele Reinders

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Abstract

This paper presents the results of a conceptual design study regarding photovoltaic applications in electric mobility systems while considering technical, user, regulatory and aesthetic aspects. A total of eleven different design projects were developed, mostly encompassing innovative applications for EV charging infrastructure, vehicle-integrated PV systems, or a combination of both. Four of these conceptual designs are presented and evaluated in detail in this paper, showing the potential advantages that PV technology could bring to electric mobility systems not just in terms of CO2 emissions reduction but also regarding product aesthetics and user experience.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2020 47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2020
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherIEEE
Pages245-249
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-7281-6115-0
ISBN (Print)978-1-7281-6116-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jan 2021
Event47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2020 - Virtual Meeting, Canada
Duration: 15 Jun 202021 Aug 2020
Conference number: 47

Publication series

NameConference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
Volume2020
ISSN (Print)0160-8371

Conference

Conference47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2020
Abbreviated titlePVSC 2020
Country/TerritoryCanada
CityVirtual Meeting
Period15/06/2021/08/20

Keywords

  • Charging
  • Design
  • Electric vehicles
  • PV for transport
  • PV systems

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