Nada Kosanovic
Institute of applied science in agriculture, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia
Danijela Rakic
Faculty of Culture and Media, Department of Culture. University Megatrend, Serbia

4th International Conference – ERAZ 2018 – KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, Sofia- Bulgaria, June 7, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia;  Faculty of Business Studies, Mediterranean University – Podgorica, Montenegro; University of National and World Economy – Sofia, Bulgaria; Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies – Celje, Slovenia; Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance – Belgrade, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-12-7


Ecological benefit from electric vehicles is being taken as an understandable fact and it is not so rare, coming from the benefit, that countries approve a series of subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles. However, more detailed analysis shows that the assessment of the environmental damage of electric vehicles is not at all simple, and that they are not as nearly “ecologically clean” as it is believed to be. When assessing the degree of damage to the exploitation of electric vehicles, specific factors related to a specific location must also be taken into account. Primarily, the method of electricity generation and flows of its distribution through a distribution network, is necessary to estimate the specific local policies for electric vehicles. The real danger of setting up local policies is to make environmental damage to maximum exports to other countries. It could potentially create interstate problems and political tensions. It is, therefore, important to evaluate the benefits and damages of electric vehicles, approaching all the complexity of the factors involved in their production and exploitation with respect.

Key words

ecology, economy, renewable energy, state subsidies, regulatory analysis


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