Safe and Sustainable Coastal Highway Route E39

The project “Coastal Highway Route E39” has a mandate to, investigate how infrastructure can exploit renewable energy to reduce environmental footprint. Three PhD projects were initiated on this subject at Chalmers University of Technology by Norwegian Public Road Administration. Results in this paper conclude that (1) Life Cycle Assessment should have a geographical dimension with respect to assumptions and input data, (2) there is substantial potential to reduce the CO₂ emissions from the E39, especially when considering an electrification, and (3) the harvested energy from hydronic pavement system can be enough for maintaining ice-free roads in Nordic countries.


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  • Accession Number: 01610477
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 29 2016 8:35AM