EfficienCE

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01.03.2021

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EfficienCE is on SUMP-central

From now on, news related to the Interreg EfficienCE project can also be read on the SUMP-central platform, the European competence centre for sustainable urban mobility planning (SUMP)!

08.02.2021

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New battery technology is tested in Pilsen

The Pilsen City Public Transport Company (PMDP) got the opportunity to test a new type of battery buffer storage station, equipped with more efficient lithium batteries. 

11.01.2021

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VIRTUAL TOUR TO THE TROLLEYBUS DEPOT IN GDYNIA

In July and August 2020, the trolleybus operator PKT (Gdynia, Poland) has filmed the virtual tour of the trolleybus depot, so visitors can have a deep insight to the different locations by listening to individual experts and using the 360 degree videos.

21.12.2020

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New Energy Management System installed in Gdynia

A new Energy Management System (EMS) was implemented in the trolleybus depot building in the city of Gdynia, providing great opportunities for energy savings. 

17.12.2020

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Transnational webinar on energy-efficient depots

The Transnational Webinar titled “Innovations for energy-efficient public transport depots” was held on the 4 December. 

26.11.2020

Press release

EfficienCE shows first results

One and a half year passed since a new Central European cooperation project has been kicked off. City authorities, public transport companies, universities and sustainable mobility consultants joined forces to explore and test energy efficiency measures and the role of renewable energies in public transport systems.

25.11.2020

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Current trends and challenges in public transport

Magyar CIVINET, the Hungarian-speaking regional CIVITAS network organised a joint webinar with INTERREG EfficienCE on the 19 November 2020 on „Current trends and challenges in public transport”.

24.11.2020

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Climathon 2020 – throwback and results

We are very impressed – at the annual Climathon, a virtual hackathon all about urban climate innovations, 400 highly motivated participants, coaches and experts worked for 24 hours to come up with creative, new ideas!

02.11.2020

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climathon 2020 - be the change

For 24 hours, interested citizens will brainstorm ideas all around urban climate innovations, at the Climathon on 13-14 November 2020. The global hackathon takes place in more than 200 cities around the globe and Leipzig will be one of them.

09.10.2020

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Solar-powered bus storage facility in Budapest 

Today BKV’s latest energy-efficient investment, the solar-panel system installed on the premises of the Kelenföld Bus Division was inaugurated. 

02.10.2020

Press release

Pilsen is testing a battery buffer storage station

The Pilsen City Transport Company (PMDP) has launched a series of tests of a battery buffer storage station at the final station of trolleybus line 16.

01.10.2020

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smart meter device installed in Maribor

As part of the EfficienCE project, the Municipality of Maribor and the University of Maribor want to set up a green, electrified bus line with the associated charging infrastructure. 

29.09.2020.

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EfficenCE at the “Ready2Scale” event of EIT-Urban Mobility

The “Ready2Scale” event was organized within the frame of The Innovation Week Czech Republic 2020 – a major technology event organised by the European Leadership & Academic Institute (ELAI). 


24.09.2020

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Electric bus tested by Budapest

It is of paramount importance for BKK Centre for Budapest Transport to turn to green technologies in order to contribute to the sustainable development of Budapest along with its transport on the one hand, and to make Budapest more liveable on the other hand.

19.09.2020

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European Mobility week 2020 in Gdynia

The City of Gdynia – together with PKT – organized a PICNIC and EXIBITION on Zawisza Czarny Square, which used to be a busy parking lot and has been temporarily changed into traffic-free, relaxation and leisure area.

22.06.2020.

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How the COVID-19 pandemic affected the EfficienCE partners? 

The global pandemic affected both our project and our cities’ transport system. Like in many places in the world, people lost their trust in the public transport and were advised against its usage. 

17.06.2020

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Investment in Energy inverter system

PKT attempts to limit existing energy losses in the trolleybus traction network by retrieving unused recuperated braking energy generated by trolleybuses, with the implementation of an energy inverter system which will divert the wasted energy to power the depot building.

19.05.2020

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first pilot, first results

Early indications show: Half of the energy needed to run the Ottakring underground station comes from solar power around midday. Pilot project set to run for another 18 months.


14.05.2020

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Virtual partner meeting & transnational webinar

The virtual partner meeting was followed by a Transnational Webinar titled “Methods and use cases for data-based planning of energy efficient public transport infrastructure”. 

15.01.2020.

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Open call: user forum 

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Vienna

11.12.2019

PRESS RELEASE

Solar power from PV films lights up underground station

A Wiener Linien pilot project with Wien Energie to promote active climate protection in Ottakring

11.12.2019

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partner meeting in bergamo

25 people from the EfficienCE project got together in Bergamo for two days. During the first day each partners’ progress was discussed in detail. The second day we held a transnational workshop.

19.11.2019

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WORKSHOP ON DATA-MINING

On 19 November 2019 a joint workshop by the City of Leipzig (Office for Geoinformation and Land Management and the Digital City Unit) and the Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (local transport company) took place.

30.9.2019

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Efficience at the European Mobility Week 2019

As the European Mobility Week is promoting clean and sustainable urban transport, partners of the EfficienCE project also organised or participated at local Mobility Week events.