Global energy investment totalled USD 1.8 trillion in 2017, a 2% decline in real terms from the previous year, according to the World Energy Investment 2018 report. More than USD 750 billion went to the electricity sector while USD 715 billion was spent on oil and gas supply globally.
As European policymakers debate the EU transport package, Eurelectric will gather the e-mobility community – from the power source to end users – for a day of lively debates and presentations on e-mobility solutions with real showcases. E-mobility is now!
At the third meeting of the EU-China Connectivity Platform, held in the margins of the Summit and chaired for the EU by Commissioner Violeta Bulc, the two parties reaffirmed their commitment to transport connectivity on the basis of respective policy priorities, sustainability, market rules and international coordination.
The AEC2018 is the largest, most influential pan-European e-mobility congress, right in the heart of the European Union, Brussels. At the AEC2018, Europe’s top firms, businesses, policy makers and academia are present. These are top influencers for your business and the ideal public to get your ideas spread across Europe’s main business leaders and researchers.
INEA has selected 27 new projects under the Mobility for Growth, the Automated Road Transport, and the Green Vehicles calls.
A total of 62 hydrogen-powered buses are to be introduced into the public transportation systems of British cities Aberdeen and Dundee and Germany’s Cologne and Wuppertal. This venture is part of two projects, JIVE and JIVE 2, which have received EUR 57 million in funding from the EU. The projects aim to promote hydrogen fuel cell (FC) buses as a commercially viable means of zero-emission public transportation.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 100m loan with Grupo Antolin to finance its RDI strategy. The EIB support will enable the multinational company to develop innovative solutions for automotive interiors giving it a competitive edge and helping to design safer vehicles that are also more comfortable, environmentally friendly and technologically advanced.
The study revealed that there is a strong and growing demand for fuel cell buses in cities across Europe, and that some bus manufacturers and hydrogen suppliers have a desire to push the market into a commercial phase. Evidence from several European bus manufacturers suggests that significant further cost reductions are possible at a scale of production of several hundred fuel cell buses per manufacturer per year.
Concerns the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles.
Ahead of next week’s European Parliament votes on future CO2 targets for cars and vans, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) warns that the severe lack and unbalanced distribution of charging points is putting consumers off buying electric cars.