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STRIA ROADMAP

Low-emission alternative energy for transport

Alternative transport fuels such as methane, liquid petroleum gas, compressed natural gas, liquid nitrogen gas, synthetic paraffinic fuels, alcohols and ethers and esters pose a number of technical challenges in terms of their provision and use.

Despite rapid progress in electrification, aviation, waterborne and heavy duty vehicles will continue to rely on liquid fuels for the foreseeable future. In terms of volume, biofuels represent the main alternative to fossil fuels in internal combustion engines.

Research and innovation actions are needed to examine how alternative fuels are produced, distributed and used in the design and development of new powertrains.

The development and deployment of alternative fuels is key to the decarbonisation of the European transport sector and attaining a 60 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

The Strategic Transport Research and Innovation Agenda (STRIA) Roadmap for Low-emission Alternative Energy for Transport focuses on renewable fuels production, alternative fuel infrastructures as well as the impact on transport systems and services of these technologies for road, rail, waterborne transport and aviation.

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Projects

Since technology and renewal of the vehicle fleet do not lower the level of pollutant emissions or...
DENOX project aims to develop and experimentally prove two breakthrough technology concepts and...
The MISSION Consortium will bring together world-leading expertise in the field of aircraft...
The most significant challenge in applied fluid dynamics (covering aerospace, energy and propulsion...
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Programmes

Specific objective The specific objective is to make the transition to a reliable, affordable,...
The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport is the funding instrument to realise European...
Objectives of the programme are as follows: The main areas of research are ship technologies,...
The Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology relaunched a new research,...
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Documents

This report provides the second overview of the TRIMIS database, assessing the status of transport...
The TRIMIS team contibuted to a new EC Joint Research Centre (JRC) reort on the future or road...
This report is an initiative of the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the science and knowledge service...
The European Commission has officially received the second European Aviation Environmental Report...
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