Wednesday, April 19

Online

April 2023 Climate Cafe

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The U.S. and E.U: The Race to Electric Vehicles

Welcome to our April Climate Cafe, where we will discuss how recent developments impact the direction of e-mobility and the pace of development in both the US and EU. Aaron Fishbone, policy director for EU Greenway, will lead the discussion on this germane topic. 

For the last few years, after China, the EU has been leading in the deployment of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure and the growth of the industry overall. However, the Biden Administration has taken big steps to narrow this gap. In the wake of the Inflation Reduction Act, many investments are being moved to the USA, which has further sparked concern about a trade war between the two continents. 

 

What do recent developments mean for the direction of e-mobility and the pace of development in both the US and EU? 

 

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Aaron Fishbone's BIO: 

Title: Policy Director, GreenWay; Communications Chair, ChargeUp Europe

Aaron is the Policy Director for GreenWay, the largest pureplay electric vehicle charge point operator (CPO) /e-Mobility Service Provider (EMP) in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE), a company he has been with since 2016.

In this capacity he works with policymakers and regulators in Brussels and the CEE region, as well as colleagues from across the industry, to help develop policies and regulations on topics relevant to the electric vehicle charging sector. 

He is an active member of the Slovak EV Association and the Brussels-based Platform for Electromobility and ChargeUp Europe (CUE), the association for the EV charging industry in Europe, where he is on the management committee and 2x  elected chair of the Communications Committee, whose mission is to ‚lead the debate‘ on topics of importance to the sector.

Aaron regularly speaks on EV topics and panels, hosts the Electric Avenue Podcast all about EV charging, and consults on some EV projects in the USA.

TW: @AaronFishbone

WHEN

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Time

CONTACT

Dana Freling
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