The Potential Impact of Electric Vehicles on Alberta’s Energy Systems




    
  

Volume 1 – Issue 2
March 2016 – CESAR Scenarios
By David B. Layzell, PhD, FRSC; Bastiaan Straatman, PhD

To explore the implications for Alberta of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) on energy and environmental factors (including oil and electricity demand and emissions of greenhouse gas and criteria air contaminants), three scenarios to 2040 were developed and compared to a fourth, ‘reference’ scenario. The scenario models generated numerous insights discussed in the report, many of them being relevant for policy development.

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Layzell DB and Straatman B, 2016. The Potential Impact of Electric Vehicles on Alberta’s Energy Systems. CESAR Scenarios (March 2016) Volume 1, Issue 2: 1-26.