Update – A revised version has been published.
FuelsEurope, IRU and NGVA Europe call for adoption of the CCF as pragmatic way towards a well-to-wheel approach for heavy duty vehicles in an open letter to the European institutions.
As the European Commission publishes a communication on progress in establishing battery manufacturing in Europe, we look at the JRC’s recent work in support of the EU Battery Alliance. Low-emission mobility is an essential component of the broader shift to the low-carbon, circular economy needed for Europe to stay competitive and be able to cater to the mobility needs of people and goods.
Major progress in establishing battery manufacturing in Europe in only one year. One year on from the launch of the European Battery Alliance (EBA), the Commission Action Plan is in place, the first pilot production facilities are being built and further projects are announced to establish the EU as the lead player in the strategic area of battery innovation and manufacturing.
As announced by President Juncker and First Vice-President Timmermans in their letter of intent accompanying President Juncker‘s 2018 State of the Union Address, the new bioeconomy strategy is part of the Commission’s drive to boost jobs, growth and investment in the EU. It aims to improve and scale up the sustainable use of renewable resources to address global and local challenges such as climate change and sustainable development.