31 October 2018
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Skåne Association of Local Authorities
phone: +46 728 - 85 49 16
In 2016 the European Commission adopted a “Low-emission mobility strategy” and urged the EU-member states to write goals and plans for the introduction of more clean fuel infrastructure. The member states plans were however in some ways inadequate for the high ambitions of the EU.
Infrastructure investments are crucial to get clean fuel markets going. Initially, these are often virgin markets. Therefore, the risk is high, and financing can be an obstacle both for the public and the private sector. However, investments in infrastructure is needed. The demand for clean fuels increases, but not one single fuel will be responsible for cutting all of transport sector’s emissions. Instead, the European Commission predicts a combination of several clean fuels.
Three clever solutions, all summarized in this pamphlet, are milestones for the introduction of new infrastructure and more clean fuel vehicles in for example municipalities. They are targeted to those working with development issues, infrastructure or environmental strategy.