Tag: EU

Oct 19, 2018 - 05:02 pm

EU agrees on draft for emissions limits for trucks

The EU Parliament’s environmental committee has made the first step towards a legal CO2 emission limit for trucks. The plan to reduce CO2 emissions by 35% from trucks by 2035 has been approved, with an interim goal of 20% set for 2025.

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Oct 15, 2018 - 03:33 pm

EU Battery Alliance accelerating progress

One year after airing the plan for an European Battery Alliance (EBA), the EU Commission says their Action Plan is now in place. In the press release they also recapture ongoing efforts and (new) funding schemes to establish a battery industry in Europe.

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Oct 14, 2018 - 09:25 pm

600 fuel cell buses and H2 infrastructure for Europe

The European Union is pushing to electrify transport on the continent and launched a new programme for fuel cell buses. The H2BusEurope scheme includes 600 hydrogen buses and infrastructure and is worth 40 million euros. One country benefits in particular.

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Oct 10, 2018 - 03:11 pm

EU member states toughen CO2 emission stance – a bit

35 percent – this is the value the ministers of the 28 EU member states managed to agree on during their long hours of negotiating limits of carbon dioxide emissions of new cars. The measure will only come into effect by 2030 and still has to pass Parliament.

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Sep 16, 2018 - 05:13 pm

Project Esprit bets on compact mini EV

As part of the EU funded project Esprit in Scotland (Easily Distributed Personal Rapid Transit) a compact, space-saving sharing system was developed with small EVs designed for short rides in heavily frequented areas.

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Jul 25, 2018 - 07:25 pm

Paris: H2 taxi fleet grows to 100 vehicles

The Société du Taxi Electrique Parisien (STEP) in Paris has expanded their fuel cell vehicle fleet with another 25 Toyota Mirai to total 100 FCEVs. By the end of 2020, the expansion of the Hype fleet is planned to total 600 vehicles.

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Jul 3, 2018 - 04:40 pm

Mega-E opens first high power charging site in Europe

The first liquid-cooled chargers delivering up to 350 kW have gone live today in the Dutch town of Eindhoven. The high power charging site is part of the European Mega -E project. The initiative led by Allego aims for 322 ultra-fast chargers in at least ten metropolitan areas in Europe.

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Jun 9, 2018 - 03:21 pm

Germans lagging behind on charging infrastructure

The German government has received unpleasant news from Brussels: After the recently announced lawsuit from the EU commission regarding the overly high NOx emissions, this time the charging infrastructure has been found to be lacking.

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May 15, 2018 - 03:34 pm

EU pushes to cut CO2 emission from trucks by 30%

The call to cut CO2 emissions continues with the EU now explicitly targeting trucks for the first time. Greenhouse gas emission by transport’s heavy weights is to be reduced by 30 percent by 2030, a draft states that will be out for review this Thursday.

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May 2, 2018 - 04:40 pm

EU Project ZEFER testing business case for fuel cell cars

Zero Emission Fleet vehicles for European Roll-out, or ZEFER in short, is a new EU project that will deploy a total of 180 FCVs in three European capitals, namely Brussels, Paris, and London. The €26m project is designed to see how hydrogen fleets perform in the real world, that is as taxis and police cars.

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Apr 26, 2018 - 06:55 pm

CEUC: New fast-charge corridor for Europe

The EU Commission is supporting the construction of 118 fast charging stations for the CEUC (Central European Ultra Charging) project. Smatrics was chosen as a service provider for the rollout, operations and maintenance of the network.

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Apr 25, 2018 - 06:04 pm

Allego project Mega-E secures €29M in EU funding

The Mega-E project for EV charging infrastructure will receive 29M euros in funding through the EU. Initially set up together with Fortnum, Allego is now alone in leading the project that wants to install 322 ultra-fast charging stations and 27 e-charging hubs in Europe.

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Apr 18, 2018 - 01:22 pm

EU agrees rules to make buildings EV ready

The EU Parliament has had its final vote on the energy performance of buildings including the installation of EV charging infrastructure. The rules differ from the EU Commission’s initial proposal as it asks for less charging opportunities.

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Feb 14, 2018 - 05:32 pm

Fast-charging Romania and Croatia – TEN-T

Renovatio and Telekom Croatia say they will install 23 fast-charging stations in Romania throughout this year. The EV stops are part of a wider initiative that entails 69 DC charging stations in Croatia and Romania to be set up with EU funding.

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Jan 24, 2018 - 03:50 pm

Industry opposes EU Battery Alliance’s scope

The plan for a Europe-wide battery alliance is due next month. EU vice president Maroš Šefčovič is facing opposition from the industry though as executives doubt their investment in a European Gigafactory would pay off.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/10/19/eu-environment-committee-agrees-on-emissions-limits-for-trucks/
19.10.2018 17:35