The challenges, obstacles and opportunities to deliver an effective electromobility system in Europe were addressed and discussed over two days at the 2nd European Electromobility Stakeholder Forum Meeting in Brussels on the 4th and 5th of June. ZeEUS coordinated by UITP, Green eMotion and FREVUE as the three flagship electromobility projects of the European Commission jointly presented their findings and plans on electromobility in Europe across a number of common themes for electrified passengers cars, freight vehicles and urban buses. Across the two days, the forum brought together more than 150 European electromobility experts and representatives from industry, regional, national and European public authorities, transport agencies, utilities, research institutes and academia stakeholders who examined the status of electromobility in Europe across the following topics; Standardisation, Electricity Grid Management, Environment and Health, Business Models, Electromobility Demonstrations and Pilots and Technical Evaluation of Electromobility.
The European Electromobility Stakeholder Forum also gave the floor to the European Commission and external stakeholders to the three demonstration projects to present their views and plans for electromobility in high level plenary sessions that involved roundtable discussions and presentations that shed light on the opportunities of electrified transport of what needs to be done to enhance adoption.
The European Electromobility Stakeholder Forum promises to be one of the flagship electromobility events in Europe and the 3rd edition of the Forum will return to Brussels in 2015.
Magda Kopczynska EC, Umberto Guida ZeEUS, Heike Barlag GeM, Matthew Noon FREVUE, Dorothée Coucharriere EC ©DE RIBAUCOURT PHOTOGRAPHY