Copenhagen’s Four-Fold Path to Carbon Neutrality
by John J. Berger (Renewable Energy World) An ambitious plan to cut carbon emissions and create a sustainable future. — … Service improvements, such as dedicated bus lanes, are planned to increase public transit ridership 20 percent by 2025, while making public transit carbon neutral. Meanwhile, the city is trying to ensure that 20 to 30 percent of light vehicles and 30 to 40 percent of heavy vehicles, regardless of ownership, operate on electricity, biogas, bioethanol, or hydrogen. More electric charging and hydrogen filling stations will be set up, and the city will endeavor to promote and subsidize the sale of electric and hydrogen vehicles.
Eventually, all municipal government vehicles will operate using clean energy, such as electricity, hydrogen, or biofuels, and external suppliers will also have to use renewable energy–powered vehicles when driving for the city. READ MORE