The tool, based on the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology, will enable the assessment of environmental, social and economic impacts throughout the whole life cycle. BIOLCA will be a powerful tool for decision making that will contribute to the improvement of the sustainability in the Transport and Biofuels sectors, since [...]
as a subsector of energy, "transport" includes the technologies behind combustion engines and alternative fuels, such as electro mobility. Choice-of-transport measures such car sharing etc, can be found in the society/living/mobility sector. Material improvements such as improved aerodynamics and light-weight constructions are located in the material and production / production and processing / vehicle manufacturing section.
The EBTP as a platform consists of companies and stakeholders dedicated to the research, demonstration and market implementation of advanced biofuels (commonly referred to as second or third generation biofuels) but also to the improvement of already commercial biofuel value chains. Policy makers will be supported via fact-based information regarding [...]
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Presently, shipped goods can only be tracked at a few specific points in their logistics journey, usually at the shipping and receiving ports and at customs points and some trailer parks. But a common occurrence is that a container is found to have been tampered with during its journey, and [...]
The EBSF project is conceived as driver to increase the attractiveness and raise the image of the bus systems in urban areas. Through the application of a system approach, which looks to vehicle, infrastructure and operation as a whole, the project aims at setting up innovative high quality bus operating [...]
A process to be included in a TecRec to be ready to become a standard
Executive summary: The need of icebreaking assistance depends on many factors such as severity of ice winter, prevailing winds, technical characteristics of merchant ships and traffic frequency. Therefore, due to limited icebreaking resources the variation in the level of service is wide. Sometimes the ships have been forced to wait [...]