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Grids, renewables and e-mobility: how to get the maximum out of the three

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 09:00 to 16:15
Norway House
17 Rue Archimede
1000 Brussels

Electromobility is the most promising future technology to decarbonize road transport. Grid management is critical to electric vehicle adoption. Smart charging is key to minimize the amount of investments needed in the grid. Large scale deployment of EVs represents an opportunity to store large amounts of renewable electricity in batteries, reducing curtailment. EVs can even work as virtual power stations.

Published on September 7, 2018 - 11:01

Transport takes its toll: Road charging’s role in the future of transport

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:30 to 14:00
European Parliament
Member’s Salon (room ASP 8F388)
1047 Brussels

If done correctly, charging road users for their use of road infrastructure can contribute to the reduction of emissions from the transport sector. The European Commission is currently preparing its proposal for the review of the Eurovignette directive, which sets the parameters by which member states can toll roads. This revision provides an ample opportunity to link the Directive with Europe’s ambition to transition to low-emission mobility.

Published on February 14, 2017 - 11:57

How can the EU accelerate the market for ultra-low carbon vehicles?

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 18:00 to 21:00
Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the EU
4 - 10 Avenue de Cortenbergh
1040 Brussels
Addressing representatives of Member States, Commission Representatives and MEPs, this event will release and discuss new evidence on which incentives Europe can give to accelerate the ultra-low-emission vehicles market and reach climate targets in the transport sector.
Published on August 22, 2016 - 14:19