Democratization of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

The electrification of privately owned vehicles is a necessary step to eliminating transportation greenhouse gas emissions. The adoption of electric vehicles so far has been heavily focused among high-income commuters who live in major metropolitan areas. To ensure that electric vehicle adoption is possible everywhere and that the air quality benefits of electric vehicles are spread equitably, the infrastructure needs of all drivers must be considered. This project will analyze electric vehicle charging needs at the household level throughout California in order to determine how many vehicles will have access to charging at home or work and how many will need to rely on shared infrastructure in other locations. The analysis will make it possible to determine both the overall need for charging infrastructure and the spatial variability of this need under various scenarios of infrastructure prioritization and vehicle adoption patterns.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $105707
  • Contract Numbers:

    DOT 69A3551747114

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Center for Sustainable Transportation

    University of California, Davis
    Davis, CA  United States 

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

    University Transportation Centers Program
    Department of Transportation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    National Center for Sustainable Transportation

    University of California, Davis
    Davis, CA  United States 

    University of California, Davis

    1 Shields Ave
    Davis, California  United States  95616
  • Project Managers:

    Iacobucci, Lauren

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of California, Davis

    1 Shields Ave
    Davis, California  United States  95616

    National Center for Sustainable Transportation

    University of California, Davis
    Davis, CA  United States 
  • Principal Investigators:

    Davis, Adam

    Tal, Gil

  • Start Date: 20211001
  • Expected Completion Date: 20220930
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: University Transportation Centers

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01779924
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Center for Sustainable Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DOT 69A3551747114
  • Files: UTC, RIP
  • Created Date: Aug 27 2021 12:17PM