Transport and logistics, Energy and environment 2015

ELECTRI-CITY

Sweden

Stakeholders

Lindholmen Science Park

Technology

Renewable energy technology, Smart mobility

ElectriCity is a cooperative venture bringing together research, industry and society in the development and testing of solutions for sustainable public transport. One bus-route tests exhaust-free buses powered by renewable energy. The route can also be used for other products promoting sustainable transport or mobility.

What was tested

Sustainable public transport; Exhaust-free buses; Mobility services

Testbed purpose

The purpose of this testbed is to develop better and more sustainable public transport solutions

Context

The test environment is Bus Route number 55 in central Gothenburg, which traffics the road between Johanneberg Science Park and Lindholmen Science Park. This area is both available for testing and demonstrating products and services.

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Make public services better and more efficient
  • Address market failures or grand challenges

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