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Title: Consumer behavioral adaption in EV fast charging through pricing

Despite the recent development surrounding fast electric vehicle charging and ever growing interest in research, little is known as to how people in reality use Direct Current Fast Charger (DCFC) or how different pricing may affect their recharging behavior. Understanding the consumer behavior in DCFC usage is critical in successful deployment of DCFC. This paper analyzes real-world field data to examine DCFC usage in the U.S. In particular, it examines the effect of a flat-rate fee on the changes in the rate of charge. Furthermore, the result from regression analysis shows evidence that a flat-rate fee has a negative effect on efficient DCFC stations usage.
Authors:
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  1. Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC07-05ID14517
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Energy Policy
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 108; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0301-4215
Publisher:
Elsevier
Research Org:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; DCFC; Electric Vehicle; Fast charger; Public charging infrastructure
OSTI Identifier:
1465871
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1414626