Statkraft Signs up to Climate Group’s EV100 initiative
To further show Statkraft’s commitment to accelerating the transition to electric vehicles and making electric transport the new normal by 2030, Statkraft has signed up to the Climate Group's electric vehicles initiative EV100, an agreement to transitioning business fleets to all-electric.
The transport sector is the fastest-growing contributor to climate change, accounting for 23% of global energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. Electric transport offers a major solution in cutting millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year, as well as curbing transport related air and noise pollution.
In addition to joining the EV100 initiative, Statkraft also has significant activities in the EV charging business in Norway, Sweden, Germany and the U.K. Based on the comprehensive experience from the Norwegian EV market, Statkraft plans to expand the activities in current and new Northern European markets.
EV100 is a global leadership platform bringing together a large group of international companies who want to make EVs the new normal by 2030. EV100 commitments total to 370,000 vehicles to be electric by 2030.
Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy producer and an active EV charging operator, is the first Norwegian company to join this initiative, committing to transition their fleet of personal and light commercial vehicles to EV by 2030.
Electrification can cut emissions of transport, building and industry in Europe by 60 per cent by 2050
Electrification of the transport, buildings and industrial sectors in Europe could slash greenhouse-gas emissions by 60 per cent between 2020 and 2050, according to a new report published today by research company BloombergNEF (BNEF).