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    • 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 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 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 ...
    • 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)
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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, ...
    • 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)
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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+ ...
    • Assessing electric vehicles battery second life remanufacture and management 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (River Publishers, 2016-01)
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      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)
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      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)
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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 ...
    • Evaluation of the end-of-life of electric vehicle batteries according to the state-of-health 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Rodríguez-Rey Gómez, Marta; Corchero García, Cristina; Carrillo, Rafael E. (2019-12-01)
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      As a result of monitoring thousands of electric vehicle charges around Europe, this study builds statistical distributions that model the amount of energy necessary for trips between charges, showing that most of trips are ...
    • How building and district algorithms enhance renewable energy integration in energy markets 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Corchero García, Cristina; Ortiz, Joana; Salom, Jaume; Cardoner, David; Igualada González, Lucía; Carrillo, Rafael E.; Stauffer, Yves (2019)
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      This study shows the results of the SABINA H2020 project, which analyzes the effect of two level optimization algorithms to increase the consumption of renewable power sources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. First, ...
    • 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 ...