Friday, January 27, 2023



bp pulse builds Europe’s first public charging corridor for electric trucks along major logistics route

Once complete, an E-Truck will be able to cover over 600 km across Germany along one of European’s major road transport routes, announced bp’s electric vehicle charging business, bp pulse.

Share of renewables in transport decreases: lots of work to be done to meet the 2030 goals

In 2021, the share of renewable sources in transport reached 9.1 per cent at the European Union level, a 1.2 percentage points (pp) decrease compared with 2020, according to the latest data from Eurostat.

ORLEN retail expansion heads West: new service stations in Germany purchased

The ORLEN Group is finalising the purchase of 17 service stations in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

EIB to finance new sustainable transport project in Kraków

The European Investment Bank and PPP Solutions Polska have signed a new financing agreement, worth 38.2 million euros for a new tram line in the southern Polish city of Kraków.

Next stop of the ‘CEE Hydrogen Bus Roadshow’ is Hungary

A hydrogen fuel cell bus is coming to Paks, Hungary, for 3 days, as a demonstration within the "CEE Hydrogen Bus Roadshow" project. The bus will be part of the city's public transport system during the pilot project, so anyone can have a ride.

PGE Group to supply energy to Polish railway network following acquisition deal

Last week, the Polish majority state-owned PGE signed a preliminary agreement to acquire the Polish railway electricity distributor, PKP Energetyka, for 407 million euros. Once the transaction is finalised, PGE will be the owner of a company with exclusivity to energy supplies for the railway sector and traction network maintenance services.

Nikola and E.ON partner to make hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles more cost-competitive

Nikola Energy and E.ON Hydrogen have confirmed their goal of making hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles cost-competitive to diesel trucks, in terms of the total cost of ownership, an important step on the road to decarbonising heavy-duty transport.

Another milestone on the road to electromobility in Poland

Mercedes-Benz Vans announced that it will open an "all-electric" van production site in southwestern Poland. The investment is valued at 1.3 billion euros and is expected to create around 2,500 jobs in the future.

CEE embracing the shift to zero-emission mobility

Few areas in the clean energy world are as dynamic as the Electric Vehicles (EVs) market. Here are the main opportunities and challenges of the CEE region.

ORLEN Group expands network of filling stations in Hungary and Slovakia

The international ORLEN Group, which operates the ORLEN Benzina network of filling stations in Czechia, is significantly expanding in Hungary and Slovakia.

Slovakia pivots to e-mobility era with new Action Plan and €50 mil investments into EV charging infrastructure

Slovak municipalities, companies, and expressway locations will all be eligible for financing of public electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure under a new set of EV charging infrastructure grants to be launched by Slovakia.

EIB Global to restore and modernise transport infrastructure in Kyiv

The European Investment Bank and the city of Kyiv signed a memorandum of understanding to coordinate further cooperation on financing and preparing priority investment projects for Ukraine’s capital.

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