Intelligent Wireless Charging for Electric Buses in Smart City

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 28% of all 2011 greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) for the US are from transportation related sources. These are the second largest sources of GHGs in the US after electricity. The US is also the second highest CO₂ emitter after China. These emissions are primarily from burning fossil fuels for transportation usage. While vehicles have become more environmentally friendly with lower emissions, there has still been a steady rise in GHGs from these modes of transportation. The EPA estimates that there has been an increase of ~18% since 1990 for transportation related GHGs, which is most likely due to more vehicles on the road!


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $124815.00
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    University Transportation Centers Program
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    University Transportation Research Center

    City College of New York
    Marshak Hall, Suite 910, 160 Convent Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10031
  • Project Managers:

    Thorson, Ellen

    Eickemeyer, Penny

  • Performing Organizations:

    Columbia University

    610 SW Mudd
    500W 120th Street
    New York, New York  United States  10027
  • Principal Investigators:

    Boulanger, Albert

  • Start Date: 20150601
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20160229
  • Source Data: RiP Project 39659

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01562960
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: University Transportation Research Center
  • Contract Numbers: 49198-41-27
  • Files: UTC, RIP
  • Created Date: May 15 2015 1:00AM