Publications 2017-12-12T18:21:25+00:00

Navius consultants publish articles and white papers on a variety of energy, climate change, and economic modeling topics.


Featured Research Brief

Canada’s ZEV Policy Handbook

Noel Melton
Jonn Axsen
Suzanne Goldberg
Barbar Moawad
Michael Wolinetz

December 2017

Navius Research has co-authored Canada’s Zero-emission Vehicle Policy Handbook with START. The Handbook identifies policy options to support ZEV adoption in Canada, evaluates the policies, and demonstrates effective policy packages that could achieve a 2040 ZEV sales target of 40% of new vehicles, consistent with Canada’s GHG reduction targets.

Featured Journal Article

How policy can build the plug-in electric vehicle market: Insights from the REspondent-based Preference And Constraints (REPAC) model

Wolinetz, M. & J. Axsen.


This study, published in the April 2017 issue of Technological Forecasting & Social Change journal, describes a plug-in electric vehicle market uptake model and summarises its results analysing the impacts of different plug-in electric vehicle deployment policies.

Other Journal Articles

Melton, N., J. Axsen & S. Goldberg. 2017. Evaluating plug-in electric vehicle policies in the context of long-term greenhouse gas reduction goals: Comparing 10 Canadian provinces using the PEV policy report card. Energy Policy, 107, 381-393.

Bataille, C. & N. Melton. 2017. Energy efficiency and economic growth: A retrospective CGE analysis for Canada from 2002 to 2012Energy Economics, 64, 118-130.

Wolinetz & Axsen. 2017. How policy can build the plug-in electric vehicle market: Insights from the REspondent-based Preference And Constraints (REPAC) model. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 117: 238-250.

Melton, N., J. Axsen & D. Sperling. 2016. Moving beyond alternative fuel hype to decarbonize transportationNature Energy, 1, 16013. Learn More ➥

Bataille, C., N. Melton & M. Jaccard. 2015. Policy uncertainty and diffusion of carbon capture and storage in an optimal region. Climate Policy, 15(5): 565-582.

Jaccard, M., N. Melton & J. Nyboer. 2011. Institutions and Processes for Scaling Up Renewables: Run-of-River Hydropower in British Columbia. Energy Policy, 39(7): 4042-4050.

Peters, J., C. Bataille, N. Rivers, & M. Jaccard. 2010. Taxing Emissions, Not Income: How to Moderate the Regional Impact of Federal Environment Policy. C.D. Howe Institute, 314: Toronto, ON.