EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Lecture Sessions

5D - National Strategies

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Ballroom B6

11:30 am-11:50 am

System perspective for large scale implementation of electromobility- The Swedish Electromobility Centre

Linda Olofsson
Swedish Electromobility Centre, Chalmers University of Technology

Linda Olofsson is a physicist with extensive experience in leading research and coordinating industrial parties and researchers to find common solutions to complex technical challenges. After her PhD, she started a company based on her research together with Chalmers school of entrepreneurship. Then she brought the experience from these years as start-up leader to the RISE institure, where she held several leading roles before taking over the leadership of the Swedish Electromobility Centre.

11:50 am-12:10 pm

Strategic integration of electrified fleets for mutually optimised systems: An Australian analysis

Scott Dwyer
Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology

Dr Scott Dwyer is a Research Director at the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at the University of Technology Sydney, working on issues relating to the transitioning energy system. His main interests relate to the opportunities and challenges posed by disruption within the energy sector, especially those relating to markets, customers, technologies, markets, policies, and business models. Scott has +15 years industry experience, working for both the private and public sectors. Advising on issues relating to the commercialisation of new products and services, he's supported a diverse set of organisations from energy utilities and original equipment manufacturers to startups and governments. Past and current projects include community microgrid feasibilities, electric vehicle business model development, Vehicle-to-Grid trials, and solar and battery VPP demonstration projects. He holds a PhD in Energy and Buildings from the University of Ulster (Belfast) and a Masters of Science in Energy Systems from the University of Strathclyde.

12:10 pm-12:30 pm

The policy process behind Norway’s BEVolution

Erik Figenbaum
Institute of Transport Economics

Erik Figenbaum is a Chief Research Engineer working at the Institute of Transport Economics in Oslo, Norway. He is an M.Sc. in electrical engineering and leads a research field focusing on energy and emissions from vehicle usage and electromobility. He led the Electromobility+ research project COMPETT, Competitive Electric Town Transport between 2012 and 2015. He has previously worked on electromobility and transport sector policy development in several government agencies. He led the electrical team that developed the electrical systems for the Think electric vehicle between 1998-2000 and worked on systems engineering on a later Think model up to 2003.

12:30 pm-12:50 pm

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles fleet penetration issues: empirical results from two Portuguese business fleets

Andre Dias

CTO with oversight of Product, Engineering, and R&D areas, providing technical expertise on the company's different areas related to e-mobility, namely: ◦ Charging Stations and Vehicle Telematics (and IoT in general) ◦ Pricing and tariffs and Energy Market regulations ◦ Smart charging and V2G ◦ Interoperability Standards (ISO/IEC 15118, OCPP 1.6/2.0.X, OCPI 2.2/3.0.X) ◦ Leading major customers's consultative data-driven approach towards electrification potential assessment and transition within Daloop's MCP (Mobility Change Platform) from major municipalities to SMEs