Solar powered charge stations for electric vehicles

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dc.contributor.author Goldin, Erica
dc.contributor.author Erickson, Larry E.
dc.contributor.author Natarajan, Bala
dc.contributor.author Brase, Gary L.
dc.contributor.author Pahwa, Anil
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-10T16:10:00Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-10T16:10:00Z
dc.date.issued 2015-04-10
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/18922
dc.description.abstract Every hour, the sun emits more energy onto the Earth’s surface than our entire world population uses in one year. [1] Solar power provides us with the possibility of a cleaner and more renewable future. Global climate change as a result of greenhouse gases and the effects of low air quality caused by pollutants have become very substantial issues in our world today. The costs associated with greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions, and the effect they have on human lives and human health, are major and growing concerns. The development and installation of solar powered charging stations will reduce the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere, future costs associated with climate change, and health issues. Thus, there is environmental, social, and economic value associated with the installation of solar powered charge stations. Solar powered charging stations have the potential of significantly reducing air pollutants and improving urban air quality. The electrification of transportation and the use of solar powered charging stations as an electricity source will improve people’s quality of life. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.uri http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ep.11898/abstract en_US
dc.rights This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Goldin, E., Erickson, L., Natarajan, B., Brase, G., & Pahwa, A. (2014). Solar powered charge stations for electric vehicles. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 33(4), 1298-1308., which has been published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ep.11898/abstract en_US
dc.subject Air quality en_US
dc.subject Greenhouse gas en_US
dc.subject Alternative energy en_US
dc.subject Climate change en_US
dc.subject Energy policy en_US
dc.title Solar powered charge stations for electric vehicles en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US
dc.date.published 2014 en_US
dc.citation.doi doi:10.1002/ep.11898 en_US
dc.citation.epage 1308 en_US
dc.citation.issue 4 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy en_US
dc.citation.spage 1298 en_US
dc.citation.volume 33 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid lerick en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid bala en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid gbrase en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid pahwa en_US


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