International Collaborations

The Electrification Alliance

Formed in 2017, the Electrification Alliance is a group of trade associations representing a broad cross-section of European interests striving to support the EU’s efforts to meet its climate commitments under the Paris Agreement and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Their shared focus is to highlight the opportunities coming from the smart and efficient electrification of European energy use as a mean to achieving the EU’s climate commitments while improving its competitiveness, creating high quality jobs, and asserting global industrial leadership in the development and deployment of new technologies.

They agree that electrification is further driven by trends in the economy on fuel efficiency, digitalisation and automation, which in turn can make technology work for vulnerable sectors of society such as low-income households, local actors and SMEs. They also recognise it is a driver for cost-reductions and increasing shares of renewables.

The Electrification Alliance is composed by AVERE, eurelectric, the European Climate Foundation, the European Copper Institute, the European Heat Pump Association, SolarPower Europe, SmartEN and WindEurope.

You can download the Electrification Alliance Declaration here

You can download the related Press Statement here

The Platform for Electromobility

The Platform for Electromobility envisions a future where people and goods are predominantly moved across land in Europe via a sustainable, multimodal transport system using electricity.

The Platform aims to realise its vision by driving the development, implementation and support for sustainable European Union policies, programmes and initiatives that promote the movement of people and goods through electromobility.

Its objectives are to:

  1. Establish a forum in which diverse like-minded organisations collaborate to develop the market for electromobility
  2. Provide collective inputs to the EU policy-making processes and to other relevant institutions.
  3. Develop practical policy solutions addressing how to remove barriers to electromobility and foster innovations which accelerate its uptake.
  4. Actively promote electromobility to key decision makers and influencers in the EU institutions and the EU Member States.

The Platform publishes common positions to which all its members have agreed and engages with top-level policymakers to makes sure electromobility is part of the EU agenda.

You can find out more about the platform on its website.

DeCarb Europe

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DecarbEurope is an ecosystem of 20 sectors, connecting technologies, policies, and markets in a cross-sector roadmap towards a low-carbon economy.  It was initiated in 2017 by the European Copper Institute (ECI) with the support of several industry associations and media partners, committing themselves to the common values that are driving energy transition: decarbonization, cost-effectiveness, circularity, sector-coupling, and consumer engagement.

The objective of DecarbEurope is to engage decision-makers in policy and industry with solutions that can, in a cost-effective manner, decarbonize Europe at the scale and speed that is needed to achieve Europe’s climate goals. 

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Batteries Europe

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Within Batteries Europe, AVERE with all relevant stakeholders in the European batteries research and innovation ecosystem in order to develop and support a competitive battery value chain in Europe. Specifically, we are involved in the working groups related to raw materials and transport.

 

BATTERY 2030+

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BATTERY 2030+ is the large-scale and long-term European research initiative addressing the challenges we face to invent the batteries of the future. AVERE plays a supporting role in providing the initiative with relevant input and advice from its diverse membership.

 

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