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Dr. Nadia Gkritza receives DOE award to conduct electric roadways feasibility study

Dr. Nadia Gkritza
Through funding awarded by the DOE ARPA-E IDEAS program, the electric roadways study will analyze freight and passenger vehicle corridors in lower Los Angeles County and evaluate in-road inductive wireless and overhead conductive electric roadway technology solutions.

Through funding awarded by the DOE ARPA-E IDEAS program, the electric roadways study will analyze freight and passenger vehicle corridors in lower Los Angeles County and evaluate in-road inductive wireless and overhead conductive electric roadway technology solutions. The year-long study’s results will be extended to other major US cities and interstates and will assess

  • First adopters
  • Value proposition for incremental rollout
  • Technology gaps for accelerated market adoption
  • Localized impact on utilities and emissions reduction

The study’s team consists of faculty from Utah State University, Purdue University and Colorado State University; industry partner AECOM; and Southern California Edison.