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Alternative Sources of Energy in Transport: A Review


Alternative sources of energy are on the rise primarily because of environmental concerns, in addition to the depletion of fossil fuel reserves. Currently, there are many alternatives, approaches, and attempts to introduce alternative energy sources in the field of transport. This article centers around the need to explore additional energy sources beyond the current ones in use. It delves into individual energy sources that can be utilized for transportation, including their properties, production methods, and the advantages and disadvantages associated with their use across different types of drives. The article not only examines the situation in the Czech Republic but also in other nations. In addition to addressing future mobility, the thesis also considers how the utilization of new energy sources may impact the environment.

Funding source: This research was funded by the Doctoral grant competition VŠB-TU’Ostrava grant number CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/19_073/0016945 of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic. This article was also supported by the specific university research of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic No. SP2023/082. Also, this article has been elaborated in the framework of the grant programme „Support for Science and Research in the Moravia-Silesia Region 2022" (RRC/12/2022), financed from the budget of the Moravian-Silesian Region.
Related subjects: Applications & Pathways
Countries: Czech Republic

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