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Research Publications in journals:
Assessment of energy efficiency and sustainability scenarios in the transport system
Year:2012
Research Areas
  • Transport
Information
Abstract
Background Energy Policy is one of the main drivers of Transport Policy. A number of strategies to reduce current energy consumption trends in the transport sector have been designed over the last decades. They include fuel taxes, more efficient technologies and changing travel behavior through demand regulation. But energy market has a high degree of uncertainty and the effectiveness of those policy options should be assessed. Methods A scenario based assessment methodology has been developed in the frame of the EU project STEPS. It provides an integrated view of Energy efficiency, environment, social and competitiveness impacts of the different strategies. It has been applied at European level and to five specific Regions. Concluding remarks The results are quite site specific dependent. However they show that regulation measures appear to be more effective than new technology investments. Higher energy prices could produce on their turn a deterioration of competitiveness and a threat for social goals.
International
Si
JCR
No
Title
European Transport Research Review
ISBN
1867-0717
Impact factor JCR
Impact info
Volume
4
10.1007/s12544-011-0063-4
Journal number
1
From page
47
To page
56
Month
MARZO
Ranking
Participants
  • Autor: Elena López Suárez (UPM)
  • Autor: Andres Monzon De Caceres (UPM)
  • Autor: Paul Christian Pfaffenbichler . (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Planificación del Transporte
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