EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Lecture Sessions

7A - How Transit Affects the Grid

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Ballroom B3

8:00 am-8:20 am

Impacts of inductive charging on 24h on-demand operation of shared autonomous electric vehicle fleets

Julian Brendel
Reiner Lemoine Institut

Julian Brendel holds a M.Sc. in physical engineering from Technische Universität Berlin (Berlin Institute of Technology) and has been employed as research assistant at Reiner-Lemoine-Institute since 2020. His main field of research is the electrification of public transport bus fleets with an emphasis on the energy supply, the use of renewable energies and grid integration. The methodologies used focus on the development of open-source modelling and simulation software.

8:20 am-8:40 am

Reduce, reuse, repower: The benefits of electric school bus repowers

Adrian Gomez
United States

Adrian Gomez is the Senior Program Manager at Forth that leads the organization’s Access to Emerging Modes team. He is currently leading projects focusing on agricultural electrification, electric school bus adoption and repowers, electric micromobility, and community resiliency. Adrian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from California State University, Fresno and a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management from Grace College and Theological Seminary.

8:40 am-9:00 am

Charging infrastructure of electrified public transport - A case study of Linköping city

Hampus Alfredsson
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

Hampus Alfredsson works as a researcher and project leader within the field of electromobility at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Gothenburg. He received an M.Sc. in environmental engineering and energy systems at Lund University in 2018. In his daily research, he works primarily with questions around charging infrastructure for electrified vehicles, including modeling and analyzing localization and smart utilization of the infrastructure from a fleet perspective.

9:00 am-9:20 am

From A to Z: Implementation guide for using V2X-enabled electric school buses as mobile power units for emergency response

William Drier
Electrification Coalition

Will Drier is a policy manager at the Electrification Coalition (EC), where he conducts research and analysis to help leaders create ambitious policy opportunities to advance the EV market. Prior to the EC, Will worked as a consultant with Guidehouse Insights where he led the Commercial Transportation Electrification research suite, providing qualitative and quantitative market analysis and technical insights. Will has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Colorado Denver, and a Bachelor of Science in environmental sciences from the University of Idaho.