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EV Charging Data

Main page: EV Charging

Related links: EV Project overview| INL charging data

Although electric vehicles (EVs) are still at their infancy there are a few studies emerging which have captured data which may be useful to researchers looking at the charging characteristics of EVs.


Main page: NHTS

Related links: National Household Travel Survey database

The National Household Travel Survey (NHTS), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration, collected data on daily trips taken by individuals during a 24-hour period. The survey contains information such as the purpose of the trip, mode of transport, length of trip and time of day when the trip occurred. The dataset also includes information about the traveler, including information about their vehicles, household and demographics. The last two surveys conducted were in 2001 and 2009. The NHTS data is published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

NREL: Secure Transportation Data Project

Main page: Secure Transportation Data Project

Related link: Secure Transportation Data Project information

The U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is putting together a secure archive of detailed transportation data, which has previously been available to a limited audience due to privacy concerns. Datasets are available in “cleansed” form (without detailed latitude and longitude information) and with spatial information with restricted access.

U.S. Census

Main page: U.S. Census

Related link: Census data

The full U.S. Census is conducted every ten years by the Census Bureau and is the best source for population and demographics information. The last Census was conducted in 2010.