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Quantification of Environmental Benefits (WP9)
Quantifies the environmental benefits of an increased uptake of electromobility derived from the quantification of external costs of both, electricity generation and vehicle use.


  • To quantify external cost of electricity generation

  • To quantify external cost of electric vehicle use

  • To link environmental impact assessment with assessment and predictions made in other WPs


Task 9.1: External costs of vehicles use
This task aims at quantifying environmental effects of increased uptake of electricity-propelled vehicles (EV), in particular change in external costs due to higher share of EV's on total vehicle kilometres driven.

Task 9.2: External costs of electricity generation
To extend impact assessment of our policy scenarios, we also quantify environmetal damage due to electricity generation. We calculate external costs by emplying so called ExternE methodology as revised and updated within EU funded FP6 projects. The bottom-up approach "Impact Pathway Approach" is used to quantify the impact of emissions to air, soil and water.

Task 9.3: Linking environmental and economic assessment

To accomplish this task we link the external cost quantification with results obtained from vehicle fleet projections and/or from the macro model. This simulation will provide prediction about a change in the external costs per reference output (per vehicle/passenger kilometre). A special focused will be drawn to the link between environmental assessment and economic impact analysed by the hybrid CGE model.


Environmental Benefits
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