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 JPEE  Vol.1 No.1 , February 2013
Break-Even Analysis on the Charging and Battery-Swapped Station of Electric Vehicles
Abstract: The construction of electric vehicle charging station plays an important role in the development of electric vehicles and the promotion of the renewable resource. In the paper, a model to analyze the economic benefit of the charging station is presented, which is based on the break-even theory. Then the threshold price is calculated based on the model according to the construction plans of charging facilities in one district. Finally, the strategy for the development of charging faculties is proposed to improve the health growth of electric automotive industry.
Cite this paper: Li, X. and Jia, H. (2013) Break-Even Analysis on the Charging and Battery-Swapped Station of Electric Vehicles. Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 1, 1-5. doi: 10.4236/jpee.2013.11001.
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