Gabriel Castañares Hernández, Senior Advisor on Energy & CO₂ – UIC / Ecopassenger
Energy Vision & Trends
The presentation will introduce the latest improvement in the UIC ecotool EcoPassenger. EcoPassenger is a userfriendly internet tool with a deep scientific methodology supported by IFEU (German Institute for Environment and Energy).
The tool covers currently most of European countries and it is including the latest trends on sustainability and carbon reporting. EcoPassenger provides a comparison between major means of transport, allowing customers to choose the best alternative in terms of energy consumption, carbon footprint and urban pollution; at the same time, EcoPassenger results contains information of timetables and types of train and competitor modes. The speaker will present as well future challenges and actions to be implemented in the next future.