Zero-emission freight transport along the TEN-T network: how to ensure energy grid capacity and supply?

Time and place:

Date:  03 May 2023
Time:  3 May 2023, 12:30-14:00 CET
Place:  Stanhope Hotel
Rue du Commerce 9, 1050 Brussels (Belgium)

Kindly hosted by

Henna Virkkunen MEP
Member of the TRAN and ITRE Committee of the European Parliament (EPP, Finland)


Aral Voskamp
Project Lead Sustainable Mobility, Port of Rotterdam

Lars Mårtensson
Environment & Innovation Director, Volvo Trucks

Lorenzo Lerra
Energy Sourcing Manager, Deutsche Post DHL Group

Axel Volkery
Deputy Head of Unit, Sustainable & Intelligent Transport, European Commission DG MOVE


With the recent agreement of AFIR and progress on the TEN-T revision, Europe is on the road to accelerate the transformation of freight transport. Given the targets for the use and deployment of alternative fuels and shore side electricity in ports, as well as the provision of charging stations for battery-powered electric and fuel cell trucks for long-haul heavy-duty transport, securing renewable energy supplies and grid infrastructure is a significant challenge. ELP is organising a lunch event to discuss the way forward, as all actors of the value chain as well as the public sector need to work together to make this green transport transition a reality.



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