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Title: Consumer behavioral adaption in EV fast charging through pricing

Abstract

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:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)
OSTI Identifier:
1465871
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1414626
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Energy Policy
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 108; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0301-4215
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; DCFC; Electric Vehicle; Fast charger; Public charging infrastructure

Citation Formats

Motoaki, Yutaka, and Shirk, Matthew G. Consumer behavioral adaption in EV fast charging through pricing. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2017.05.051.
Motoaki, Yutaka, & Shirk, Matthew G. Consumer behavioral adaption in EV fast charging through pricing. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2017.05.051
Motoaki, Yutaka, and Shirk, Matthew G. Sat . "Consumer behavioral adaption in EV fast charging through pricing". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2017.05.051. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1465871.
@article{osti_1465871,
title = {Consumer behavioral adaption in EV fast charging through pricing},
author = {Motoaki, Yutaka and Shirk, Matthew G.},
abstractNote = {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.},
doi = {10.1016/j.enpol.2017.05.051},
journal = {Energy Policy},
number = C,
volume = 108,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {6}
}

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