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20 Apr 2018


ALTERNATIVES IN PARIS Of all European capitals, Paris claims to lead the way in the move to zero- or low-emission buses. Firstly, Paris views hybrid as a transitional technology and not part of its long-term plans. Secondly, it sees biogas as a significant player in its fleet of the future
Greater similarity surrounds opinions on opportunity charging. It plays no part in Paris’s transition to procuring only alternative energy buses. Instead, RATP has settled on overnight recharging. “Satisfactory operation using opportunity charging is, we believe, expensive and difficult,” says Nicolas Cartier, bus 2025 Programme Director.

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