Wednesday October 28, 2020

Dublin council chief asks Europe for €3.5bn fund for green buses

Owen Keegan and other European city chiefs wrote to commissioners calling for fund for zero-emissions buses across Europe

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

27th September, 2020
Owen Keegan, chief executive of Dublin City Council. Picture: Bryan Meade

The chief executive of Dublin City Council has written to two European Commissioners calling for a €3.5 billion zero-emissions bus fund to be established for cities across the European Union to purchase green energy buses. The news comes as the National Transport Authority confirmed it would begin trialling three hydrogen fuel buses in Dublin early in the new year.

Owen Keegan, along with several other European city chiefs, wrote to climate commissioner Frans Timmermans and...

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