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Reference Number ETI-TR1003
Title PIVEI: Large Scale Consumer Trial S1 SP3 - Economics and Carbon Benefits
Status Completed
Energy Categories ENERGY EFFICIENCY(Transport) 75%;
OTHER CROSS-CUTTING TECHNOLOGIES or RESEARCH(Environmental, social and economic impacts) 25%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields SOCIAL SCIENCES (Economics and Econometrics) 50%;
SOCIAL SCIENCES (Town and Country Planning) 25%;
SOCIAL SCIENCES (Sociology) 25%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Sociological economical and environmental impact of energy (Policy and regulation) 25%;
Sociological economical and environmental impact of energy (Other sociological economical and environmental impact of energy) 75%;
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
E.ON UK (formerly PowerGen)
Award Type Institute Project
Funding Source ETI
Start Date 17 March 2010
End Date 16 November 2011
Duration 20 months
Total Grant Value £4,500,000
Industrial Sectors Transport Systems and Vehicles
Region East Midlands
Programme Transport - Light Duty Vehicles
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , E.ON UK (formerly PowerGen) (99.998%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , University of Leeds (0.001%)
Project Contact , Ove Arup & Partners Ltd (0.001%)
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Objectives
Abstract

This project carried out an

  • Analysis of the potential size of the market for plug-in vehicles in the UK
  • Analysis of the potential total level of investment needed in the UK
  • Analysis of the potential total level of carbon offset in the UK

This project provided a strategic level analysis of the potential size of the market for plug-in vehicles, the total level of investment needed and the total carbon offset for the UK.

The analysis was conducted against a set of scenarios including technology breakthrough, macro-economics and government policy. It determined the viability of different pathways to a self-sustaining mass market for plug-in vehicles.

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Added to Database 16/08/18