The goal for this research project is to investigate the interest and challenges in offering electricity to owners of electric vehicles through a shared platform as a business. The word Sharging is a combination of "share" and "charge".
Sharging is an innovation project with the goal to develop a service that facilitates households to offer charging to electric car drivers through a digital platform. Today, there is a challenge with the transition from diesel and gasoline to electricity as a fuel, especially outside of larger cities, since the charging infrastructure has not yet been sufficiently expanded. By building a service on an existing infrastructure, and thus making it available, the transition can be facilitated. The challenge identified is to build the service with a sustainable business model. The project will also explore methods in business design to better understand and validate hypotheses in what makes a service successful or not.
Pre-study: April 1, 2020, to December 18, 2020
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