Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles: Green Hospitality Guide. It’s the topic of the free training in Bolzano (Alto Adige, Italy) on April, 15th 2019. Organized by Ecobnb, the community of sustainable tourism, together with Alpine Pearls, a consortium of municipalities that promote soft mobility between the Alps, in the context of the European project E-MOTICON, the event is free and open to all. The training is mainly aimed at hotels, bed & breakfasts, holiday farms and all accommodation facilities that want to innovate in a green key, improving their competitiveness, promoting sustainable mobility and offering electric car charging services.
In addition to offering a complete guide on the topic of sustainable tourist hospitality, the training meeting is aimed at deepening the issue of electric mobility and its growing importance in the tourism sector. What aspects need to be considered when implementing charging facilities for electric cars? What technical advice to follow (from load management, to costs, from building permits, to billing for top-ups)? What are the funding opportunities? These are just some of the questions that will find a targeted answer during the training in Bolzano.
The event is proposed as a detailed guide to the installation of refills for electric cars, enriched with practical advice, recommendations and useful information. Thanks to the comparison between the participants it will be possible to deepen the advantages of the implementation of charging stations in accommodation facilities, and to analyze some good practices in the field of eco-sustainable hospitality.
When: Monday, April 15, 2019 from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm
Dove: Bolzano, NOI Techpark (via Alessandro Volta 13) Seminar Room 4
14:00 – Welcome and Opening of the workshop
14:10 – Sustainable tourism and electric mobility: new markets and opportunities
14.40 – Guide to the Charging Infrastructures for Electric Vehicles
15.40 – Chances for Green Hospitality
16.40 – Innovate your hotel (or BnB) by focusing on electric mobility. Successful cases.
17.00 – Workshop
18.00 – Final conclusions, end of the workshop and networking
The workshop is free access by registering at this link
Roberto Cavaliere is Digital Technologies ICT of NOI TechPark, the innovation district of Bolzano, which hosts large companies, startups, research centers and universities, working mainly on four axes: Green, Food, Ict & Automation and Alpine Technologies.
Simone Riccardi is the founder of ViaggiVerdi – Ecobnb. Always passionate about new technologies, after graduation and PhD he won a Fulbright Best scholarship and moved to Silicon Valley for a year where he studied Business Management at UCLA California. He is currently CEO of Ecobnb, winning project of Seed Money 2014, nominated for the 2015 Euregio Environment Award, awarded with the UNWTO Award, for Innovation in Tourism by the United Nations agency.
Silvia Ombellini is architect, expert in sustainable tourism and web communication. She is editor of the Ecobnb blog, founder and CEO of Ecobnb, the main community dedicated to sustainable tourism. After her PhD in architecture she studied User Experience Design at UCLA California, and was the leader of the European EcoDots Sustainable Tourism project.
eMOTICON: Electric Mobility in the Alps
The training activity is organized in the context of E-MOTICON (e-Mobility Transnational strategy for an Interoperable Community and Networking in the Alpine Space), project co-financed by the European Union (via Interreg Alpine Space).
The European project co-financed by the POR-FESR 2014-2020 Fund, involves 15 partners from the “Alpine Region”: Italy, Austria, France, Germany and Slovenia. The project, which lasts 30 months, also involves 40 observers, plus different stakeholders.
The main objective of the eMOTICON project is to sensibilize on the theme of sustainable mobility and on the growing importance of electric mobility within the field of tourism, providing a transnational strategy for the use of electric vehicles and charging points. The project involves the implementation of charging points for electric vehicles with public access helping to increase options for low-carbon mobility between the Alps.
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