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Electrification of public transport in cities

Objective

The overall aim of ELIPTIC is to develop new use concepts and business cases to optimise existing electric infrastructure and rolling stock, saving both money and energy. ELIPTIC will advocate electric public transport sector at the political level and help develop political support for the electrification of public transport across Europe. ELIPTIC looks at three thematic pillars:

• Safe integration of ebuses into existing electric PT infrastructure through (re)charging ebuses “en route”, upgrading trolleybus networks with battery buses or trolleyhybrids and automatic wiring/de-wiring technology

• upgrading and/or regenerating electric public transport systems (flywheel, reversible substations)

• Multi-purpose use of electric public transport infrastructure: safe (re)charging of non-public transport vehicles (pedelecs, electric cars/ taxis, utility trucks)

With a strong focus on end users, ELIPTIC will analyse 23 use cases within the three thematic pillars. The project will support uptake and exploitation of results by developing guidelines and tools for implementation schemes for upgrading and/or regenerating electric public transport systems. Option generator and decision-making support tools, strategies and policy recommendations will be created to foster Europe-wide take up and rollout of various development schemes. Partners and other cities will benefit from ELIPTIC's stakeholder and user forum approach.

ELIPTIC addresses the challenge of “transforming the use of conventionally fuelled vehicles in urban areas” by focusing on increasing the capacity of electric public transport, reducing the need for individual travel in urban areas and by expanding electric intermodal options (e.g. linking e-cars charging to tram infrastructure) for long-distance commuters. The project will strengthen the role of electric public transport, leading to both a significant reduction in fossil fuel consumption and to an improvement in air quality through reduced local emissions.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/social and economic geography/transport/public transport
  • /natural sciences/chemical sciences/electrochemistry/electric batteries
  • /engineering and technology/civil engineering/urban engineering/smart city
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels/renewable energy
  • /social sciences/economics and business
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/air pollution engineering
  • /social sciences/social and economic geography/transport/electric vehicles

Call for proposal

H2020-MG-2014_TwoStages
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

FREIE HANSESTADT BREMEN
Address
Am Markt 21
28195 Bremen
Germany
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 522 406,25

Participants (32)

UNION INTERNATIONALE DES TRANSPORTS PUBLICS
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 568 062,50
Address
Rue Sainte Marie 6
1080 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
BREMER STRASSENBAHN AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 356 625
Address
Flughafendamm 12
28199 Bremen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 296 093
Address
Victoria St 42-50 Windsor House
SW1H 0TL London
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
SOCIETE DES TRANSPORTS INTERCOMMUNAUX DE BRUXELLES SSF
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 212 562,50
Address
Rue Royale 76
1000 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
TRANSPORTS DE BARCELONA SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 185 062,50
Address
Carrer 60 21-23, Sector A Zona Fr
08040 Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MIEJSKIE ZAKLADY AUTOBUSOWE SP ZOO
Poland
EU contribution
€ 188 375
Address
Ul. Wloscianska 52
01 710 Warszawa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
LEIPZIGER VERKEHRSBETRIEBE (LVB) GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 102 250
Address
Georgiring 3
04103 Leipzig
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SZEGEDI KOZLEKEDESI KFT
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 136 500
Address
Zrinyi U 4-8
6720 Szeged
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PRZEDSIEBIORSTWO KOMUNIKACJI TROLEJBUSOWEJ SP. Z O.O.
Poland
EU contribution
€ 104 125
Address
Ul. Zakret Do Oksywia 1
81-244 Gdynia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BARNIMER BUSGESELLSCHAFT MBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 105 375
Address
Poratzstrasse 68
16225 Eberswalde
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
STOAG STADTWERKE OBERHAUSEN GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 115 000
Address
Max-eyth-str. 62
D-46149 Oberhausen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SOCIETA UNICA ABRUZZESE DI TRASPORTO SPA UNIPERSONALE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 100 312,50
Address
Via Asinio Herio
66100 Chieti
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 354 445
Address
Templergraben 55
52062 Aachen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI ROMA LA SAPIENZA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 338 625
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 5
00185 Roma
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany
EU contribution
€ 151 855
Address
Hansastrasse 27C
80686 Munchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
SZEGEDI TUDOMANYEGYETEM
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 34 812,50
Address
Dugonics Ter 13
6720 Szeged
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIWERSYTET GDANSKI
Poland
EU contribution
€ 144 250
Address
Ul. Bazynskiego 8
80309 Gdansk
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
PRZEMYSLOWY INSTYTUT MOTORYZACJI
Poland
EU contribution
€ 99 875
Address
Ul. Jagiellonska 55
03 301 Warszawa
Activity type
Other
VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 115 812,50
Address
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussel
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
CENTRE INTERNACIONAL DE METODES NUMERICS EN ENGINYERIA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 66 750
Address
C Gran Capitan, Edifici C1, Campus Nord Upc Sn
08034 Barcelona
Activity type
Research Organisations
BARCELONA DE SERVEIS MUNICIPALS SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 80 543,75
Address
Cl Calabria 66
08015 Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
POLIS - PROMOTION OF OPERATIONAL LINKS WITH INTEGRATED SERVICES, ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 53 500
Address
Rue Du Trône 98
1050 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen
Germany
EU contribution
€ 69 000
Address
Kamekestrasse 37/39
50672 Koln
Activity type
Other
ASSTRA - ASSOCIAZIONE TRASPORTI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 90 250
Address
Piazza Cola Di Rienzo 80A
00192 Roma
Activity type
Other
TROLLEYMOTION - VEREIN ZUR FORDERUNG MODERNER TROLLEYBUSSYSTEME
Austria
EU contribution
€ 69 312,50
Address
Ladaustraße 73
5321 Koppl
Activity type
Other
LOW CARBON VEHICLE PARTNERSHIP
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 58 058,60
Address
3 Britcage Walk
SW1H 9JJ London
Activity type
Other
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Germany
EU contribution
€ 207 125
Address
Werner-von-siemens-str. 1
80333 Munchen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
KIEPE ELECTRIC GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 139 062,50
Address
Kiepe Platz 1
40599 Dusseldorf
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ZIEHL-ABEGG S.E.
Germany
EU contribution
€ 107 125
Address
Heinz Ziehl Strasse 4
74653 Kunzelsau
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IRIZAR S COOP
Spain
EU contribution
€ 65 975
Address
Carretera Zumarraga 8
20216 Ormaiztegi Gipuzkoa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SOLARIS BUS & COACH SPOLKA Z OGRANICZONA ODPOWIEDZIALNOSCIA
Poland
EU contribution
€ 42 125
Address
Ul. Obornicka 46 Bolechowo Osiedle
62 005 Owinska
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RUPPRECHT CONSULT-FORSCHUNG & BERATUNG GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 707 493,75
Address
Clever Strasse 13 15
50668 Koln
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)