Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP)
|Name of initiative||Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP)|
|Secretariat|| Headed by the LowCVP Managing Director, Andy Eastlake
3 Birdcage Walk, London SW1H 9JJ Tel: +44 (0)20 7304 6880 firstname.lastname@example.org
|Organisational structure|| The activities of the Partnership are governed through a Memorandum and Articles of Association. The multi-stakeholder Board of Directors is responsible for the direction and outputs of the Partnership.
The Members Council, comprising a cross-section of stakeholders oversees the work programme and supports the Secretariat. Five Working Groups focus on the main areas of activity and establish project teams for specific tasks. The Partnership’s work is coordinated by a permanent Secretariat headed by the LowCVP Managing Director, Andy Eastlake.
|Geographical coverage||Western Europe|
|Name of lead organisation||Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP)|
|Type of lead organisation||Network/Consortium/Partnership|
|Location/Nationality of lead organisation||United Kingdom|
|Description||The LowCVP is a public-private partnership that wants to accelerate a sustainable shift to lower carbon vehicles and fuels in the UK and thereby stimulate opportunities for UK businesses.|
|Objectives|| 1. To facilitate cross-sectoral engagement between industry and other stakeholders with the aims of:
a. Developing collaborative initiatives that develop the market for low carbon vehicles and fuels; b. Building understanding and consensus regarding the optimal pathways to low carbon road transport; c. Influencing Government and other decision makers on future policy directions and optimal policy mechanisms. 2. To encourage research, demonstration and commercialisation of low carbon automotive technologies in the UK and help UK businesses to participate in emerging markets.
3. To contribute towards the setting and achievement of UK Government targets for carbon reduction from the road transport sector. 4.To coordinate an effective flow of information within and between industry and other stakeholders to: a. Raise awareness of recent developments and new opportunities; b. Improve knowledge and awareness of key issues; c. Increase stakeholder understanding about the mission of the Partnership and its achievements.
|Activities|| The LowCVP has different working groups comprised by its own members who develop different activities according to each group's area of work. Those working groups are the followings:
a. Bus Working Group b. Passenger Car Working Group c. Joint Working Group Projects d. Fuels Working Group e. Innovation Working Group f. Commercial Vehicle Working Group
Some of the projects carried out by the above working groups are: - Opportunities to advance the low carbon bus market. - Monitoring the LCB market. - Policy framework for low carbon light duty vehicles. - Infrastructure roadmap and review of barriers and interventions. - Best Practice in Regional Support for Low Carbon Auto SMEs. - Development of a strategy to promote use of Methane in HGVs.
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Monitoring and Impacts
|Function of initiative||Technical dialogue, Capacity building, Political dialogue|
|Activity of initiative||Advocacy, Training and education, Knowledge dissemination and exchange|
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|Companies||244|| see http://www.lowcvp.org.uk/members/members-directory.htm:
Automotive Manufacturers: 21,Automotive supplier consultant or technology provider: 105,Environmental,academic and other: 52,Fuel or energy supplier: 41,Public sector: 25,Transporter operators and consumer organisations: 24
|Research and educational organisations||0|
|Regional / state / county actors||0|
|City / municipal actors||0|
|Number of members in the years|| |
|Have only national states as participators||No|
|Transport||Agriculture||Forestry||Business||Financial institutions||Buildings||Industry||Waste||Cities and subnational governments||Short Term Pollutants||International maritime transport||Energy Supply||Fluorinated gases||Energy efficiency||Renewable energy||Supply chain emission reductions||Adaptation||Other||Resilience||Innovation||Energy Access and Efficiency||Private Finance|
Not only have national states as participators