Climate effects of electrifying the transport sector: Principles and the case of Sweden
2011 (English)Report (Other academic)
This paper discusses principles for identifying and appraising the impact on GHG (green house gases) emissions from electrifying transportation. We are primarily interested in the road-to-rail case, but the principles apply to other cases as well, both inside and outside the transportation sector. The underlying motive for the paper is an ongoing debate regarding how and to what extent investments in rail infrastructure influences GHG emissions and how to adequately consider the effects in cost-benefit analyses (CBAs) of such investments. Various approaches have been proposed.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut, 2011. , 18 p.
Emission, Greenhouse gas, Railway track, Investment, Electricity, Cost benefit analysis, Policy
Research subject Road: Transport, society, policy and planning, Road: Environment; Road: General works, surveys, comprehensive works, Road: Economics
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:vti:diva-5363Archive number: TRV 2010/92179OAI: oai:DiVA.org:vti-5363DiVA: diva2:674196