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Library Knowledge and info on clean bus deployment

The CBEP Library provides material related to clean bus deployment, including guidelines, publications, legislative documentation, and webinars. All material is categorised according to the four stages of clean bus deployment: "if", "when", "what" and "how".


  • ZETI-Zero-Emission Technology Inventory
    1 June 2023
    The Zero-Emission Technology Inventory (ZETI) tool is an interactive online resource to establish a current and shared knowledge base for worldwide commercially available offerings of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (MHDVs). The tool aims to provide fleets and governments with comprehensive information including regions where zero-emission brands are available for purchase, and the timeline over which additional models are expected to become available. Commercial availability is defined as availability for immediate production based on placed orders.
  • CBEP Webinar 2 December 2021 - Clean Bus Procurement; An example from the Netherlands
    12 January 2022
    This webinar provided an overview of the procurement process, models and players, and deep dive into the Case of the Netherlands procurement model for clean buses. The speakers invited were Maarten Post, Manager Electric Public Transport at Provincie Noord-Brabant (PTA) and Bart Kraaijvanger, Manager Zero Emission Program Transdev Group (PTO).
  • Expert Group on Clean Bus Deployment - D.2 Procurement and Operation
    4 August 2021
    The Expert Group on Clean Buses produced two reports providing guidance on technologies and trends and on procuring and operating clean buses, which were adopted by the Sustainable Transport Forum plenary in 2019.
  • A mapping and evaluation of the tender process for zero-emission bus services
    27 May 2021
    This report by Epinion aims to map and evaluate the initial tender processes for zero-emission electric bus services carried out by Movia in 2017-2018.
  • UITP Knowledge Brief: A study on the secondhand city bus market in Europe
    7 May 2021
    UITP, in partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB), carried out a study on the secondhand bus market to capture the practices
    and policies of different European cities about end-of- life practice on 12-metre diesel city buses with the help of UITP members and organisations.
    10 November 2020
    SORT (Standardised On-Road Test cycles) aims to provide the bus sector with a standardised means of comparing the energy consumption of different buses. The addendum for e-buses has the aim to measure the traction energy consumption and to obtain information on the Zero Emissions range of a bus.
  • Fuel Cell Electric Bus Training (JIVE/CBEP), presentations
    10 November 2020
    This document includes all presentations given during the first CBEP/JIVE training on Fuel Cell Electric Bus, held on 3 November 2020.
  • Fuel Cell Electric Bus Training (JIVE/CBEP), questions and polls
    10 November 2020
    This document includes questions asked (and answers) during the first CBEP/JIVE training on Fuel Cell Electric Bus, held on 3 November 2020. It also includes the outcomes of the polls organised during the training.
  • Bus fleet renewal checklist
    29 October 2020
    The UITP bus fleet renewal checklist is a new decision support tool for bus operators, municipalities and authorities who are in the process of bus fleet renewal. The checklist includes two complementary parts: a flowchart, displaying the steps for fleet renewal in a visual way, and the checklist, identifying the key aspects of fleet renewal looking at 4 pillars.
  • Bus Tender Structure Report 2020 & Annex IV Environmental Pollutant calculator
    29 October 2020
    The 2020 UITP Bus Tender Structure Report 3.1 (TSD 3.1) replaces the previous 2018 edition. First published in 2005, the report has become an important reference document serving as a decision support tool for the entire bus sector on the tendering of electric buses. Also includes the Annex IV Environmental Pollutant calculator for pollutants, CO2 and energy consumption.