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GREEN FUELS

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FUELLING THE FUTURE

The secretary general of the European Biomass Association, Jean-Marc Jossart, writes for PEN on the importance of bioenergy and the

body’s 2016 goals. He draws attention to the EU strategy for heating and cooling, the 2030 Climate and Energy Framework, and the

commission’s announcement of an improved EU bioenergy sustainability policy by the end of 2016

ENABLING CELLULOSIC ETHANOL

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Technology companies are seeking global growth markets for low impact fuels. Taurus Energy’s Fredrik Weschke details the development alternatives

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Pan European Networks: Government

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TRANSPORT (continued)

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INNOVATION ON FOUR WHEELS

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PEN interviews CLEPA’s Paul Schockmel on the innovation happening in the automotive sector

PROFILE:

Mazaro’s Filip De Mazière discusses a new transmission design for unrivalled fuel and emission reduction

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GREENING LARGER VEHICLES

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TOMORROW’S LOGISTICS

PEN listens to ALICE chairman Ralph Keck as he outlines a new paradigm for the logistics industry

ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGE

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With efforts focused on tackling the emissions of cargo transport, everyone has a role, says the Smart Freight Centre’s Sophie Punte

PROFILE:

The Smart Freight Centre looks to catalyse the uptake of practical solutions for a more efficient and sustainable global freight sector

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CLEAN CITY?

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Following last year’s ‘Soot-free Cities 2015’ evaluation, PEN speaks to Arne Fellermann of Friends of the Earth Germany for an insight

into Europe’s clean transport cities. He details the measures European cities have implemented to realise a clean, low pollution

environment, the main urban pollution sources, and the key benefits of retrofitting buses

TRANSFORMATION FOR TRANSPORTATION

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With a multitude of issues facing the EU, Dieter-Lebrecht Koch MEP, vice-chair of the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism

Committee, highlights the enduring challenge of climate change and draws attention to the benefits of bus engine conversions in

helping to reduce harmful transport emissions

PROFILE:

SCARABÆUS AG on the benefits of retrofitting vehicles with electric drive systems, improving both the environment and waste

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GREENING LARGE VEHICLES

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The decarbonisation agenda means that a range of vehicles must reduce their environmental footprint. PEN addresses this in respect to utility vehicles

PROFILE:

EcoNord displays its innovative waste collection bin lifter, customer reviews and their support for green energy over three articles

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ROAD SAFETY

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PROFILE:

LumeWay Products Inc. developed the EyeAlert driver fatigue system to increase driver awareness and road safety

SAFE TRAVELLER?

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PEN investigates the work of Euro NCAP and the steps taken to assess the safety of new cars for both passengers and pedestrians

PEDALLING AHEAD?

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PEN explores the potential of the speed pedelec with Flemish Green MP Björn Rzoska as he participates in a pioneering commuting test.

Speaking to PEN, the Belgian Member of Parliament details the impact of current regulations on speed pedelecs, the importance of

classification of this mode of transport, and the issues regarding cycling infrastructure

SAFER CYCLING IN THE CAPITAL

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Reporting on the efforts being undertaken in London, PEN details how the city is working to make cycling safer

PROFILE:

Safety Shield Systems outlines the capabilities of the Cycle Safety Shield garnering plaudits in London

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MARITIME

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ALL STEAM AHEAD?

PEN speaks to the secretary general of ECSA, Patrick Verhoeven, on developments in the shipping sector

ENABLING THE MARITIME FUTURE

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To gain insight on maritime innovation, PEN speaks to the executive director of the European Research Association, Vessels for the Future

GREENER SHIPS

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Dr Sabrina Malpede of SMAR Azure considers how existing ships can reduce their fuel consumption and gas emissions with new technologies

PROFILE:

SMAR Azure develops and commercialises innovative design solutions and technologies for low carbon shipping transportation

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PROFILE:

Clever Marine Services Ltd offers versatility, flexibility and a broad range of products and services

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BIG DATA AT SEA

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Maerospace’s Eric Meger on approaches to analysing Big Data in maritime and predictive analytics for security and operations

PROFILE:

Evoqua Water Technologies’ Matt Granitto discusses the ballast water treatment issue facing the global shipping sector

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COMMERCIAL UNIVERSITY

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Sondre Jacobsen of InnSep discusses how commercialisation can be realised at the university level with the Lynx Separator principle

ENERGY

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