Sustainable Solutions: Integrating Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicles for Cleaner Operations

Luca Rossi *

University of Rome, Italy.

Giulia Bianchi

University of Rome, Italy.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

In the face of escalating environmental concerns and the urgent need to mitigate carbon emissions, integrating renewable energy and electric vehicles (EVs) has emerged as a promising avenue for achieving cleaner and more sustainable operations across various sectors. This paper explores the synergistic potential of combining renewable energy sources with EV technology to revolutionize energy consumption and transportation systems. The first part of the paper discusses the pressing environmental challenges posed by traditional energy sources and internal combustion engine vehicles, emphasizing the need for a transition towards cleaner alternatives. It highlights the detrimental effects of fossil fuel combustion on air quality, public health, and climate change, underscoring the imperative for sustainable energy solutions. Next, the paper delves into the advantages of renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and hydropower in providing clean and abundant energy. It examines the advancements in renewable energy technologies, including decreasing costs and increasing efficiency, making them increasingly viable alternatives to fossil fuels. Subsequently, the paper explores the pivotal role of electric vehicles in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and dependency on fossil fuels in the transportation sector. It discusses the environmental benefits of EVs, including zero tailpipe emissions and lower lifecycle emissions compared to conventional vehicles.

Keywords: Renewable energy, electric vehicles, environmental stewardship, fossil fuels, carbon emissions


How to Cite

Rossi , L., & Bianchi , G. (2024). Sustainable Solutions: Integrating Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicles for Cleaner Operations. Journal of Energy Research and Reviews, 16(3), 52–63. https://doi.org/10.9734/jenrr/2024/v16i3342

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