Bruegel Blueprint Report
The euro-area crisis dominates the economic news. Yet, the world and Europe may face even more important challenges that will shape our lives and the lives of our children.
More people and more income will increase the global demand for energy. Choosing the right sources of this energy will be one of the determining factors of global temperature. The continued reliance on fossil-fuel energy sources is one of the main factors behind the risk of significant global... Read more
The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) has the ambitious objective to place Europe at the forefront of the development, commercialization and deployment of fuel cells and hydrogen technologies, as of 2015. About €470 million, over a six year period, have been granted by the European Union to achieve this, and private funds are being attracted to support the same ambition, as part of the global European effort embedded in the multi-annual implementation plan MAIP (2008-2013).... Read more
Financial and technology outlook on the European sector ambition 2014-2020
Sustainable, secure and competitive energy supply and transport services are at the heart of the EU2020 strategy towards a low carbon and inclusive economy, geared towards a reduction of 80% of CO2 emissions by 2050. This objective has been endorsed by the European Institutions and Member States. It is widely recognised that a technological shift and the deployment of new clean technologies are... Read more
The Role of Battery Electric Vehicles, Plug-in-Hybrids and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles
This report is prepared by thirty of the largest global car manufacturers, oil and gas companies, utilities, equipment manufacturers, NGOs, governmental and clean energy organisations, with the collaboration of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking.
The analysis compares the economics, sustainability and performanceof the vehicles and infrastructures needed to reach the 80%... Read more