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Electrification of public transport in cities

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 636012

  • Start date

    1 June 2015

  • End date

    31 May 2018

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.4.

  • Overall budget:

    € 5 988 745,35

  • EU contribution

    € 5 988 745,35

Coordinated by:

FREIE HANSESTADT BREMEN

Germany

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.

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 (34)

UNION INTERNATIONALE DES TRANSPORTS PUBLICS

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 568 062,50

BREMER STRASSENBAHN AG

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 356 625

TRANSPORT FOR LONDON

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 296 093

SOCIETE DES TRANSPORTS INTERCOMMUNAUX DE BRUXELLES SSF

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 212 562,50

TRANSPORTS DE BARCELONA SA

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 185 062,50

MIEJSKIE ZAKLADY AUTOBUSOWE SP ZOO

Poland

EU Contribution

€ 188 375

LEIPZIGER VERKEHRSBETRIEBE (LVB) GMBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 102 250

SZEGEDI KOZLEKEDESI KFT

Hungary

EU Contribution

€ 136 500

PRZEDSIEBIORSTWO KOMUNIKACJI TROLEJBUSOWEJ SP. Z O.O.

Poland

EU Contribution

€ 104 125

BARNIMER BUSGESELLSCHAFT MBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 105 375

STOAG STADTWERKE OBERHAUSEN GMBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 115 000

SOCIETA UNICA ABRUZZESE DI TRASPORTO SPA UNIPERSONALE

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 100 312,50

FERROVIA ADRIATICO SANGRITANA SPA

Italy

RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 354 445

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI ROMA LA SAPIENZA

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 338 625

FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 151 855

SZEGEDI TUDOMANYEGYETEM

Hungary

EU Contribution

€ 34 812,50

UNIWERSYTET GDANSKI

Poland

EU Contribution

€ 144 250

PRZEMYSLOWY INSTYTUT MOTORYZACJI

Poland

EU Contribution

€ 99 875

VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 115 812,50

CENTRE INTERNACIONAL DE METODES NUMERICS EN ENGINYERIA

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 66 750

CONSORCI CENTRE D'INNOVACIO DEL TRANSPORT

Spain

BARCELONA DE SERVEIS MUNICIPALS SA

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 80 543,75

POLIS - PROMOTION OF OPERATIONAL LINKS WITH INTEGRATED SERVICES, ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 53 500

Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 69 000

ASSTRA - ASSOCIAZIONE TRASPORTI

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 90 250

TROLLEYMOTION - VEREIN ZUR FORDERUNG MODERNER TROLLEYBUSSYSTEME

Austria

EU Contribution

€ 69 312,50

LOW CARBON VEHICLE PARTNERSHIP

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 58 058,60

SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 207 125

Vossloh Kiepe GmbH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 139 062,50

ZIEHL-ABEGG S.E.

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 107 125

IRIZAR S COOP

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 65 975

SOLARIS BUS & COACH SPOLKA AKCYJNA

Poland

EU Contribution

€ 42 125

RUPPRECHT CONSULT-FORSCHUNG & BERATUNG GMBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 707 493,75

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 636012

  • Start date

    1 June 2015

  • End date

    31 May 2018

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.4.

  • Overall budget:

    € 5 988 745,35

  • EU contribution

    € 5 988 745,35

Coordinated by:

FREIE HANSESTADT BREMEN

Germany