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  • A cost analysis of electric vehicle batteries second life businesses 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2014)
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    In the following years thousands of electric cars are expected to be sold. Knowing that these batteries are not useful anymore for traction services after they have lost a 20% of its capacity, there will be thousands of ...
  • A Cost analysis of electric vehicle batteries second life businesses 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2016-02-26)
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    This volume features papers from the 18th International Congress on Project Management and Engineering, held by the University of Zaragoza in collaboration with the Spanish Association of Project Management and Engineering ...
  • A critical evaluation of cathode materials for lithium-ion electric vehicle batteries 

    Reinhardt, Robert; Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (2018)
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    There has been an intensive research and development focus on lithium-ion batteries, which have revolutionized the electric vehicle market due to the batteries’ high energy and power density, longer lifespan, and increased ...
  • Aging model for re-used electric vehicle batteries in second life stationary applications 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Springer, 2017-03-08)
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    This book gathers the best papers presented at the 19th International Congress on Project Management and Engineering, which was held in Granada, Spain in July 2015. It covers a range of project management and engineering ...
  • Análisis de ciclo de vida para la selección de electrodos en la electrocoagulación de aguas residuales de la industria papelera 

    López Grimau, Víctor; Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2017)
    Conference lecture
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    La electrocoagulación es una técnica electroquímica de tratamiento de aguas residuales basada en la generación in situ del coagulante. Se utilizan ánodos sacrificables de Hierro o de Aluminio dando lugar a cationes Fe3+ ...
  • An Electric taxi fleet charged by second use batteries: not just economic profit 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (Emerald Group Publishing, 2013-07-15)
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    The road transport sector is the second biggest CO2 emissions contributor after energy generation. In urban environments, its impact is increased due to the worse combustion engine driving efficiency. It is thought that ...
  • An Electric taxi fleet charging system using second life electric car batteries simulation and economical approach 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (Publicaciones de la Universidad de Valladolid, 2013)
    Conference report
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    The industrial car manufacturers see in the high battery price an im-portant obstacle for an electric vehicle mass selling, thus mass production. There-fore, in order to find some cost relieves and better selling opportunities, ...
  • Assessing electric vehicles battery second life remanufacture and management 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (River Publishers, 2016-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Electric cars are entering into the automotive market. However, their prices are still expensive mostly due to the battery cost. Additionally, electric vehicle batteries are considered not useful for traction purposes after ...
  • Communications concerns for reused electric vehicle batteries in smart grids 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (2016-09-16)
    Article
    Open Access
    Electric vehicles use 10 to 25 kWh batteries. After their use in cars, these batteries are still in good condition to be used for energy storage in stationary applications and smart grid systems at all stages: generation, ...
  • Comparison of the state of lithium-sulphur and lithium-ion batteries applied to electromobility 

    Benveniste Pérez, Gabriela; Rallo, Héctor; Canals Casals, Lluc; Merino, Antonio; Amante García, Beatriz (2018-11-15)
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    The market share in electric vehicles (EV) is increasing. This trend is likely to continue due to the increased interest in reducing CO2 emissions. The electric vehicle market evolution depends principally on the evolution ...
  • Critical evaluation of European Union legislation on the second use of degraded traction batteries 

    Reinhardt, Robert; Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    Electric vehicles are one promising alternative towards a low carbon electric mobility future with less dependency on fossil fuels. The European Union automotive industry is a global leader but there currently exists ...
  • Design, automation and remote management of a water purification plant 

    Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc; Mera Clavijo, Francisco Javier (2018-01)
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    This study presents a water purification plant that uses the waste cake from the process of oil extraction of Moringa oleifera seeds. The particularity of this purification plant is that it should be autonomous to work in ...
  • Electric Vehicle Battery Reuse: Preparing for a Second Life 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente (OmniaScience, 2017-05)
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    Purpose: On pursue of economic revenue, the second life of electric vehicle batteries is closer to reality. Common electric vehicles reach the end of life when their batteries loss between a 20 or 30% of its capacity. ...
  • Energy businesses from re-used electric vehicle batteries 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; Castellà Daga, Santiago; Cruz Zambrano, Miguel (2015)
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    The energy and transportation sectors are responsible of the higher part of the greenhouse gas emissions in EU and the world. If the climate change is to be fought, a change in the paradigm should be done. The road ...
  • Evaluation of a pilot program that integrated generic and specific skills on engineering degree: a case study in Catalonia 

    Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc (2014)
    Article
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    The ETSEIAT recently executed pilot programs to introduce generic and specific skills into its study plans. As these pilots are now concluding, an evaluation of their efficiency has been conducted. This paper analyses the ...
  • Impacto ambiental de la integración de baterías de segunda vida en sistemas estacionarios 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2016)
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    Los sistemas de almacenaje de energía, y las baterías en concreto, están siendo cada vez más estudiadas con la llegada de las energías renovables, la generación distribuida y la implementación de redes inteligentes en la ...
  • Informe de modelos de reutilización de baterías 

    Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente; Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (2017-05-31)
    External research report
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    Este trabajo presenta un barrido de distintos sistemas de almacenamiento de energía (SAE), focalizando la atención en sistemas modulares, que pueden llegar a tener di-mensiones relativamente pequeñas, al estar pensadas ...
  • LCA of different energy sources for a water purification plant in Burkina Fasso 

    Amante García, Beatriz; López Grimau, Víctor; Canals Casals, Lluc (2017-05)
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    This article presents a natural coagulant obtained from Moringa oleifera seeds used to reduce water turbidity. The residue generated by an oil extraction plant from M. oleifera seeds is valuated as coagulant in an automatized ...
  • Modelling Li-ion battery aging for second life business models 

    Canals Casals, Lluc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-03-30)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Electric vehicles are, slowly but steadily, entering into the automotive market. The slow entry is caused, basically, by the high cost of their batteries. Additionally, electric vehicle batteries are considered not useful ...
  • PHEV battery ageing study using voltage recovery and internal resistance from On-board data 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Schiffer González, Adrián Miguel; Amante García, Beatriz; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2015)
    Article
    Open Access
    It is well known that batteries do not perform equally the first day of use than some years later. Their properties are in constant degradation, their capacity fades and the maximum power reduces. Batteries ageing has ...