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Date: February 14, 2024
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Electrified Olympics: These are the companies that will contribute to the electrification of transportation in the Paris 2024 edition

The Olympics have Paris as their host city this year, and companies such as Enedis, EDF, Hype, Île-de-France Mobilities, and Toyota will collaborate to promote sustainable mobility.
Paris 2024 Olympics

Between July and August of this year, for 15 days, Paris will host the Olympic Games after 100 years.

With the aim of promoting sustainable mobility, the organization has enlisted a series of companies related to the sector to provide their services.

It is worth noting that, with this edition, Paris becomes, alongside London, the city that has had the honour of hosting the most times the world’s most important international multidisciplinary sports event.

This will be the third occasion that the City of Light will host the spectacle, following 1900 and 1924.

Which firms will promote electromobility in this edition of the Olympics? Below, Mobility Portal Europe shares the details.


The utility company has signed on as an official sponsor of the Olympics and is committed to supporting ecological transition in all locations where the event is held.

The company manages the largest electricity distribution network in Europe and supplies 37 million customers in France every day.

Additionally, Enedis ensures the quality and reliability of the electricity grid 24 hours a day across France.

It also contributes to the growth of sustainable electrical uses by connecting electric mobility and renewable energies to the grid.

Electricité de France (EDF)

This integrated energy company is participating as a premium partner of Paris 2024 and is committed to ensuring that the Olympics accelerate ecological transition.

The company’s mission is to mobilize as many people as possible around climate issues.

EDF focuses on production, transport, distribution, marketing, sale of energy and energy services.

Currently, it is the world leader in low-carbon energy.


The company, launched in Paris in 2015, in response to the public health emergency posed by air and noise pollution in urban areas during COP21, has signed on as an official sponsor of Paris 2024.

It currently operates the world’s largest fleet of hydrogen taxis for eight years.

Its goal is to organize the rapid and massive transition of passenger cars and other professional mobilities towards zero emissions.

Île-de-France Mobilities

The organizing authority for transportation and sustainable mobility within the Île-de-France region, is participating as an official partner of the Olympic Games.

It emerges as a natural addition as it is one of the largest public transportation networks in the world.

The company guarantees 9.4 million trips daily through its operators.

It is worth noting that the company offers the possibility of renting electric micromobility vehicles in its catalogue.


The Japanese firm is participating as a global partner in the event and is the main provider of sustainable mobility solutions to athletes, officials, volunteers, accredited media, and spectators.

For the event, Toyota will provide around 700 last-mile personal mobility vehicles.

All of them are electric units with a maximum speed of 6 km/h and equipped with front obstacle detection systems.

Additionally, for wheelchair users, Toyota will also provide 50 electric assisters in the athletes’ village.

In the same line, the company will deploy around 250 Accessible People Movers (APM).

Lastly, the company will supply hydrogen fuel cell modules to GCK, a group of companies offering technological solutions to accelerate the decarbonization of transportation.

These modules will be used to convert ten used Iveco buses into zero-emission electric vehicles.

Toyota’s Proace Verso.

Overall, Toyota will bring more than 2,650 electrified passenger vehicles to be used during Paris 2024 of which 150 are wheelchair accessible.

Around 60 per cent of the fleet will have zero-tailpipe emissions, including battery electric vehicles Toyota bZ4X, Proace and Proace Verso and Lexus RZ, and fuel-cell electric vehicles Toyota Mirai.

At the end of the event, all vehicles will remain in the Paris region, where they will be used to provide specialized personal transport services to wheelchair users.

Read more: The eBus fleets in Paris will expand in 2024: Which companies have confirmed their projects?

What are the circulation limits assigned for the Olympics?

To ensure greater efficiency and convenience during the event, the police department has set circulation limits divided into two perimeters for motorized vehicles: blue and red.

In this regard, within the areas marked in red, the circulation of cars and two-wheeled vehicles within the perimeter is prohibited.

However, access for emergency services and the passage of vehicles that justify specific exemptions will be permitted. Pedestrian and cyclist traffic will be allowed at all times.

On the other hand, in the areas marked in blue, access to this perimeter is authorized for any type of vehicle when the driver can justify their need: access to home, work, delivery, repairs, moving, medical appointments, etc.

Pedestrian and cyclist traffic is also authorized at all times within this perimeter.

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