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Project Reports

CCEM Annual Activity Report 2013:
- Full Report 2013
- THELMA Project Results 2013

CCEM Annual Activity Report 2012:
- Full Report 2012
- THELMA Project Results 2012

CCEM Annual Activity Report 2011:
- Full Report 2011
- THELMA Project Results 2011

CCEM Annual Activity Report 2010:
- Full Report 2010
- THELMA Project Results 2010

 

Publications

2013

Work Package 1

Althaus H.J. (in review) Vehicle and context specific inclusion of road transport noise impacts in Life Cycle Assessment. Environmental Science & Technology.

Althaus H.J., Bauer C., Del Duce A., Gauch M., Simons A. (2013) Elektromobile – ökologisch wirklich besser? VCS Autoumweltliste 2013.
Bauer C., Miotti M., Hofer J., Simons A. (2013) LCA of current and future fuel cell vehicles. Presentation at the LCA XIII conference, 1-3 October 2013, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Del Duce A. (in review) Electric passenger car transport and passenger car life cycle inventories in ecoinvent version 3. Submitted to the Int Journal of LCA.
Del Duce A., Egede, P, Öhlschläger G., Dettmer T., Althaus H. J., Büttler T. and Szczechowicz E. (2013) Guidelines for the LCA of electric vehicles. eLCAr project.
Simons A. (2013) Road transport: new life cycle inventories for fossil-fuelled passenger cars and non-exhaust emissions in ecoinvent v3. Int Journal of LCA. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11367-013-0642-9.
Simons A. (in review) Developments in the production and recycling of automotive fuel cells: inventory analyses for LCA. Journal of Cleaner Production.
Work Package 2

Hofer J., Simons A., Schenler W., Multi-Criteria Analysis of Passenger Vehicles Based on Technical, Economic, and Environmental Indicators, Electric Vehicle Symposium, Barcelona, 17-20 November 2013.

Hofer J., Schenler W., Comparing the mass, energy, and cost effects of lightweighting in conventional and electric vehicles, Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, Dubrovnik, 22-27 September 2013.
Work Package 3

M. González Vayá, G. Andersson, Integrating Renewable Energy Forecast Uncertainty in Smart-Charging Approaches for Plug-in Electric Vehicles, Powertech Conference (Grenoble, 2013).

M. González Vayá, G. Andersson, Combined Smart-Charging and Frequency Regulation for Fleets of Plug-in Electric Vehicles,IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (Vancouver, 2013).
 M. González Vayá, G. Andersson, Optimal Bidding Strategy of a Plug-in Electric Vehicle Aggregator in Day-ahead Electricity Markets, European Energy Market Conference (Stockholm, 2013).
Frauke Oldewurtel, Theodor Borsche, Matthias Bucher, Philipp Fortenbacher, Marina González Vayá, Tobias Haring, Johanna L. Mathieu, Olivier Mégel, Evangelos Vrettos, Göran Andersson, Provision of Power System Services by Demand Response and Storage – An Assesment, IREP Symposium (Rethymno, 2013).
J. L. Mathieu, M. González Vayá, and G. Andersson, Uncertainty in the Flexibility of Aggregations of Distributed Demand Response Resources, Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (Vienna, 2013).
M. González Vayá, G. Andersson (accepted for publication) Smart Charging of Plug-in Vehicles under Driving Behavior Uncertainty. In: Reliability Modeling and Analysis of Smart Power Systems (Karki, R., Billinton, R., Verma, A.K. (Eds.)). Springer Science+Business Media, New York, USA.
Work Package 4

Ciari F., Marmolejo A., Stahel A. and Axhausen K.W. (2013) Mobility patterns in Switzerland: past, present and future, paper presented at the 13th Swiss Transport Research Conference, Ascona, April 2013.

Ciari F. and Stahel A. (2013) Mobilitätsverhalten in der Schweiz, Internationales Verkehrswesen, 65 (4) 60-63.
Hellweg S. (2013) Consumption and the environment: Driving, eating, and heating ourselves towards a sustainable future, 14th Swiss Global Change Day, Bern, April 2013.
Müller K. and Axhausen K.W. (2013) Using survey calibration and statistical matching to reweight and distribute activity schedules, Arbeitsberichte Verkehrs- und Raumplanung, 948, IVT, ETH Zurich, Zurich.
Saner D. (2013) Towards Sustainable Supply of Household Consumption: Demand Modeling and Environmental Assessment. Diss. ETH No 20970 ETH Zurich, Zurich.
Saner D., Heeren N., Jäggi B., Waraich R.A. and Hellweg S. (2013) Housing and Mobility Demands of Individual Households and their Life Cycle Assessment, Environmental Science & Technology, 47 (11) 5988-5997.
Saner D., Vadenbo C. O., Steubing B. and Hellweg S. (in preparation) An optimization extension for the matrix-based life cycle model–Minimizing the environmental impacts from household energy supply.
Saner D., Stoessel F., Jäggi B., Juraske R. and Hellweg S. (in preparation) FoodPrints of households.

 

2012

Work Package 1
Althaus H.J. (2012) Modern individual mobility, Int J Life Cycle Assess (2012) 17: 267-269.
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Althaus, H.J. (in preparation) Vehicle and context specific inclusion of road transport noise impacts in Life Cycle Assessment.
Gudmundsdottir M., Simons A. (2012) Production process of a PEM fuel cell for automotive applications. Villigen.
Zah R., Althaus H.J. (2012) Der ökologische Rucksack der Elektromobilität. 3. Forum Elektromobilität, 8.2.2012, Luzern.
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Work Package 2
Georges G., Noembrini F., Boulouchos K. (2012). Driving Cycles and their Influence on Conventional Powertrains and Hybrid Electirc Powertrains. International Advanced Mobility Forum, 7-8 March 2010, Geneva, Switzerland.
Presentation
Georges G., (2012). Technology assessment of Plugin Hybrid Electric Vehicles with respect to energy demand and CO2 emissions. Transport Research Arena, 23-26 April 2012, Athens, Greece.
Georges G., journal paper: “Influence of driving cycle parameters on fuel consumption of conventional and hybrid electric vehicles” (submitted to Transportation Research Part C or D).
Hofer J., Wilhelm E., Schenler W. (2012). Techno-Economic Optimization of Advanced Automotive Technology Use in Passenger Vehicles. Electric Vehicle Symposium, 6-9 May 2012, Los Angeles, USA.
Wilhelm E., Hofer J., Schenler W., Guzzella L. (2012). Optimal Implementation of Lightweighting and Powertrain Efficiency Technology in Passenger Vehicles. Accepted in Transport.
Work Package 3
M.D. Galus, M. González Vayá, T. Krause, G. Andersson (2012) The role of electric vehicles in smart grids. Submitted to Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews – Energy and Environment.
M. González Vayá, G. Andersson (2012) Centralized and decentralized approaches to smart charging of plug-in vehicles. Submitted to the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (San Diego, 2012).
M. González Vayá, G. Andersson (2012) Smart charging of plug-in vehicles under driving behavior uncertainty. Submitted to the 12th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (Istanbul, 2012).
Work Package 4
Jäggi, B., M. Castro, L. Schmitt, K.W. Axhausen and C.R. Bhat (2012) Multiple Discrete- Continuous Choice Model of Household Energy Reduction across Multiple Sectors Using Priority Evaluator Data, presented at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 2012.
Jäggi, B., A. Erath, C. Dobler and K.W. Axhausen (Forthcoming) Modeling household fleet choice as a function of fuel price using a multiple discrete-continuous choice model, Transportation Research Record.
Waraich, R.A. and K.W. Axhausen (2012) An Agent-based Parking Choice Model, presented at the the 91st Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 2012.
Work Package 5
Hofer J., Wilhelm E., Schenler W. (2012). Fuel Economy Improvements of Swiss and European New Passenger Vehicle Sales. International Advanced Mobility Forum, 7-8 March 2012, Geneva, Switzerland.
Poster

2011

Work Package 1
Althaus H.J. (2011) Sind Elektroautos ökologisch besser? Vergleichende Ökobilanz individueller Mobilität. Tagung „E-Wirtschaft macht E-Mobil“, 15. März 2011, Nottwil.
Althaus H.J. (2011) CO2-Emissions of electric mobility: Ranges and environmental relevance. Empa, Narep-Seminar, 4 April 2011.
Althaus H.J. (2011) Comparative assertion of battery electric cars with various alternatives. 43rd LCA Discussion Forum, 6 April 2011, ETH Zürich, Zürich.
Althaus H.J. (2011) Individuelle Mobilität im Öko-Vergleich. Ökobilanz von Elektromobilen im Vergleich zu konventionellen Autos. 4ter nationaler Blue-Tech Kongress „Der Weg zur neuen Stadt – alles Utopie?“, 15.-16. Sept. 2011, Winterthur.
Althaus H.J. (2011) Life cycle assessment of electric vehicles. LowCVP/IMechE Life-Cycle Seminar, 14 November 2011, London.
Althaus H.J., Bauer C. (2011) Gegenüberstellung verschiedener aktueller Schweizer Ökobilanzstudien im Bereich Elektromobilität. Villigen und Dübendorf.
Althaus H.J., Gauch M. (2011) Vergleichende Ökobilanz individueller Mobilität: Elektromobilität versus konventionelle Mobilität mit Bio- und fossilen Treibstoffen. Empa, Dübendorf.
Bauer C. (2011) Mobilität aus ökologischer Perspektive: Die Umweltbilanz des Individualverkehrs. Forum "Zukunft Urbaner Mobilität" Nr.3, 6.Juli 2011, Zürich.
Bauer C. (2011) Personenwagen im Öko-Vergleich. Wie umweltfreundlich sind Elektrofahrzeuge? Novatlantis Mobilitätsforum, 16.11.2011, Basel.
Bauer C. (2011) Personenwagen im Öko-Vergleich. Wie umweltfreundlich sind Elektrofahrzeuge? Vortragsabend Klima- & Atmosphäre Nr. 10, 30.11.2011, KKL Leibstadt.
Bauer C., Simons A. (2011) LCA of innovative vehicle technologies for passenger transport. LCM-Konferenz 2011, 29 Aug – 1 Sep 2011, Berlin.
Del Duce A. (2011) Life Cycle assessment of conventional and electric bicycles. Eurobike, 2 Sep 2011, Friedrichshafen.
Habermacher F. (2011) Modeling Material Inventories and Environmental Impacts of Electric Passenger Cars – Comparison of LCA results between electric and conventional vehicle scenarios. Master Thesis ETH Zürich.
Looser R. (2011) Ökobilanz für den Bau und den Betrieb von Brennstoffzellenfahrzeugen. Bachelorarbeit, ETH Zürich.
Simons A. (2011) LCA comparison of electric drivetrains in passenger cars. 43rd LCA Discussion Forum, 6 April 2011, ETH Zürich.
Simons A., Bauer C. (2011) Life cycle assessment of hydrogen use in passenger vehicles. In proceedings: International Advanced Mobility Forum, 8-9 March 2011, Geneva, Switzerland.
Presentation - Proceeding Article
Simons A., Bauer C. (2011) Environmental impacts of electric drivetrains: comparison using LCA. Poster, 27th One-Day Symposium, PSI Elechtrochemistry Laboratory, 11 May 2011, PSI, Villigen.
Simons A., Bauer C. (2011) Life Cycle Assessment of Hydrogen Production. In: Wilhelm E. and Wokaun A. (Eds.) Transition to Hydrogen: Pathways toward Clean Transportation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN-13: 978-0521192880.
Work Package 2
Georges G., Noembrini F., Boulouchos K. (2011) Parametric study on the influence of driving cycles on fuel consumption for different powertrains. In proceedings: International Advanced Mobility Forum, 8-9 March 2011, Geneva, Switzerland.
Presentation - Proceeding Article
Georges G., Steurs K., Noembrini F., Boulouchos K. (2011) Abating road traffic emissions through powertrain electrification. Smart Energy Strategies Conference 2011, 21-23 September 2011, Zurich, Switzerland.
Wilhelm E., Hofer J., Schenler W. (2010) Multi-Criteria Analysis of Driver Preference for New Vehicle Technology to Identify Robust Alternatives. In proceedings: International Advanced Mobility Forum, 8-9 March 2011, Geneva, Switzerland.
Presentation - Proceeding Article
Work Package 3
González Vayá M., Krause T., Waraich R.A., Andersson G. (2011) Locational Marginal Pricing Based Impact Assessment of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Transmission Networks. Cigrè International Symposium – The Electric Power Systems of the Future, 13-15 September 2011, Bologna, Italy.
Proceeding Article
González Vayá M., Andersson G. (2011) Locational Marginal Pricing based Smart Charging of Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle Fleets. Smart Energy Strategies Conference 2011, 21-23 September 2011, Zurich, Switzerland.
Proceeding Article
González Vayá M. (2011) Locational Marginal Pricing Based Optimal Dispatch of Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle Fleets. Workshop of the French Association of Energy Economics Student Chapter, Paris, France.
Work Package 4
Jäggi B., Axhausen K.W. (2011), Modeling Long Term Investment Decisions in Housing and Transportation. Paper presented at the 11th Swiss Transport Research Conference, May 2011, Ascona, CH.
Proceeding Article
Jäggi, B., Weis C., Axhausen K.W. (2011) Stated Response and Multiple Discrete-Continuous Choice Models: Analyses of residuals. Presented at the 2nd International Choice Modeling Conference, July 2011, Leeds, UK.
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Saner D. (2011), THELMA: THELMA: Household Consumption on Municipal Level, ESC Newsletter, June 2011.
Saner, D., M. Meyer and S. Hellweg (2011), Do people live sustainably, if they think that they do it, presented at SETAC Europe 17th LCA Case Study Symposium, Budapest, Hungary, 28 February - 1 March 2011.
Work Package 5
Hofer J., Wilhelm E., Schenler W. (2011). Impacts of technology evolution and consumer choice on the direct CO2 emissions from new passenger cars in Switzerland. Smart Energy Strategies Conference 2011, 21-23 September 2011, Zurich, Switzerland.
Proceeding Article
Schenler W. (2011) Introduction, Ch. 1 in "Transition to Hydrogen: Pathways toward Clean Transportation". Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN-13: 978-0521192880.
Wilhelm E. (2011). Technical characterisation and multi-criteria analysis of light-duty vehicles, Ch. 3 in “Transition to Hydrogen, Pathways toward Clean Transportation” Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN-13: 978-0521192880.

2010

Work Package 1
 
Althaus H.J (2010) Environmental Impact, Energy Consumption, and LCA of Li-Ion Battery Production. Talk at the Joint EC / EPoSS / ERTRAC Expert Workshop 2010 "Electric Vehicle Batteries Made in Europe", 30th November, Brussels, Belgium.
Althaus H.J., Notter D., Gauch M. (2010) Umweltauswirkungen von Elektromobilität, Poster at „Tage der Technik 2010, Nachhaltige Mobilität – Quo vadis Automobil?“, October 27, 2010, Dübendorf, Switzerland.
Online: http://www.tag-der-technik.ch
Bauer C. (2010) Ökobilanz von Lithium-Ionen Batterien – Analyse der Herstellung von Energiespeichern für den Einsatz in Batteriefahrzeugen. Eine Studie im Auftrag der Volkswagen AG. Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland.
Bauer C., Simons A. (2010) Ökobilanz der Elektromobilität: Analyse des e-Twingos der EKZ. Eine Studie im Auftrag der Elektrizitätswerke des Kantons Zürich (EKZ). PSI, Villigen, Switzerland.
Dietrich P., Bauer C. (2010) Wer rechnet, hat recht? Treibhausgasemissions-Bilanz eines Fahrzeugs – Das Mass aller Dinge? In Automotive Agenda 06/2010, Springer Verlag, Munich, Germany.
Gauch M. (2010) Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Li-Ion batteries for electric vehicles. Talk at the Battery Testing for Electric Mobility Conference, May 6-7, Berlin, Germany.
Gauch M. (2010) Formen zukünftiger Mobilität und ihr Umwelteinfluss. Talk at the Energiekongress Blue-Tech, 12-16 September, Winterthur, Switzerland.
Gauch M. (2010) Future Mobility – Environmental Impact Assessment of Electric Vehicles. Talk at the Electric Vehicles and Intelligent Battery Applications Conference, 22-24 September, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Gauch M. (2010) Contribution of Li-Ion Batteries to the Environmental Impact of Electric Vehicles. Talk at the Batteries 2010 Conference, 29 September – 1st October, Cannes, France.
Notter D., Gauch M., Widmer R., Wäger P., Stamp A., Zah R., Althaus H.J. (2010) Ökobilanz einer Li-Ion Batterie, Poster at „Tage der Technik 2010, Nachhaltige Mobilität – Quo vadis Automobil?“, October 27, 2010, Dübendorf, Switzerland.
Online: http://www.tag-der-technik.ch
Notter D., Gauch M., Widmer R., Wäger P., Stamp A., Zah R., Althaus H.J. (2010) Contribution of Li- Ion Batteries to the Environmental Impact of Electric Vehicles, paper in Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 44, pp.6550-6556.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es903729a
Simons A., Bauer C. (2010a) LiION’s and ZEBRA’s: An LCA of their use in electric vehicles. Poster at „Tage der Technik 2010, Nachhaltige Mobilität – Quo vadis Automobil?“, October 27, 2010, Duebendorf, Switzerland.
Online: http://www.tag-der-technik.ch
Simons A., Bauer C. (2010b) Life Cycle Assessment of Battery Electric and Internal Combustion Engine Drivetrains for a Small Passenger Car. Proceedings of the 18th international Symposium on Transport and Air pollution, May 18-19, 2010, Duebendorf, Switzerland.
Work Package 2
Wilhelm, E. “Reducing the Weight of Light-duty Vehicles Today and in 2035 using Advanced Materials” (Poster) EMPA Tag der Technik, October 26th, 2010, EMPA, Dübendorf, Switzerland
Online: http://www.tag-der-technik.ch
Work Package 3

Gonzalez Vaya M., Krause T., Waraich R.A., Anderson G.: Locational Marginal Pricing Based Impact Assessment of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Transmission Networks (Abstract). Cigré International Symposium “The Electric Power System of the Future”, Bologna, Italy, September 13-15, 2011.

Work Package 4
Mages P.: Energieautarke Mobilität im Toggenburg (Master Thesis)
Nusch S.: Abschätzung und Umweltbewertung des Strom- und Heizenergieverbrauchs der Gemeinde Wattwil (Master Thesis))
Saner D., Mages P. Koehler A., Hellweg S. (2010) Life Cycle Assessment of Energy-Efficient Passenger Transport in a Swiss Peri-Urban Region. Presented at EcoBalance, November 2010, Tokio, Japan.
Proceeding Article
     
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