Renewable transport is how CUSP describes the integrated use of renewable energy, smart grids, and electric-drive vehicles (both private and public) for the decarbonisation of stationary energy and transport systems in our cities.
CUSP vision for renewable energy, smart grids and plug-in vehicles in sustainable communities
- People: meet the team members for CUSP Renewable Transport
- Projects: see our research activities in Renewable Transport
- Publications: view our publications and presentations
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Dr Andrew Simpson - Senior Research Fellow and Project Lead
Prof Peter Newman - CUSP Director
Mr Walter James - Adjunct Associate Professor
Mr Andrew Went - Research Associate and PhD Candidate
Prof Peter Wolfs - Western Power Chair in Power Engineering
Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) - our partners through the PB-CUSP Alliance
Decarbonising Cities and Regions (P. Newman)
Distribution system impacts of plug-in vehicles (A. Went)
Economics of plug-in vehicles (A. Simpson)
Environmental attributes of plug-in vehicles (A. Simpson)
Grid transmission dynamics of plug-in vehicles (P. Wolfs)
Impact of plug-in vehicles on power generation and ancillary services (W. James)
Smart grid roadmap for Western Australia (P. Wolfs)
West Australian Electric Vehicle Reference Group (A. Simpson and P. Wolfs)
CUSP Publications in Renewable Transport
A. Went, W. James and P. Newman (2008) “Renewable Transport: How Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicles using Vehicle to Grid technology can make Carbon Free Urban Development”, CUSP discussion paper 2008/1, Fremantle.
Selected previous publications by members of the CUSP Renewable Transport team
A. Simpson (2006) “Cost-Benefit Analysis of Plug-In Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Technology”, Proc. 22nd International Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition (EVS 22), Yokohama, October.