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A Green Urban Mobility System Solution from the EU Ingrid project

  • Fabrizio D’Errico
  • Adamo Screnci
  • Marco Romeo

Abstract

With a mandate to reach 20/20/20 targets, new strategies are now focusing on the increased use of electricity to power transportation. Particularly in major urban areas of the EU, capillary use of electric vehicles are being encouraged, however, as these vehicles will be powered by the grid, there is always the risk that load peaks will occur. This work is just one of several being developed as part of the 23.9 MLN Euros INGRID European project started in July 2012, which combines solid-state high-density hydrogen storage systems with advanced ICT technologies for distribution grids. One possible solution which has been designed, is an off-grid utility to store renewable electricity captured from wind/solar sources and a re-charging point for full battery electric cars. This work shows the preliminary financial assessment of two business models for the Park-for-Recharging concept to promote green e-mobility as a more convenient and economical means of by-car transport.

Keywords

magnesium hydrogen energy storage sustainable mobility e-mobility 

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© TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society) 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabrizio D’Errico
    • 1
  • Adamo Screnci
    • 2
  • Marco Romeo
    • 3
  1. 1.Politecnico di Milano, Dept. of Mechanical EngineeringMilanItaly
  2. 2.Mc Phy Energy SAGrenobleFrance
  3. 3.CiaoTech-PNO Group B.V.MilanItaly

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