EU countries ranked in transport sustainability 'scoreboard'

Electrification and renewable forms of energy are gaining momentum in the transition to decarbonised mobility, according to a transport 'scoreboard' published on Tuesday

Electrification and renewable forms of energy are gaining momentum in the transition to decarbonised mobility, according to a transport 'scoreboard' published on Tuesday by the European Commission.

Sweden, which tops the scoreboard in 15 categories, has the highest share of renewable energy in the transport sector, followed by Austria, France, Finland, Slovakia and Portugal, according to the 2016 data used for the survey.

Biofuels are included in this category as of 2011 for those countries that comply with the sustainability criteria established by the 2009 Renewable Energy Directive (RED), the revision of which recently drew mixed reactions from environmentalists.

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