11-22-2017

Wiesbaden receives NUMBR1 Award for emission-free local transport - Design and advice by team Jasper from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek




State Secretary Bomba of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and State Secretary Samson of the Hessian Ministry of Transport presented ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH General Managers Zemlin and Gäfgen with the coveted prize for sustainable urban mobility in metropolitan areas on November 21, 2017 at the Hypermotion trade show. Wiesbaden's vision convinced the jury.
 
In a pioneering role, ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH is planning a completely emission-free local transport system in Germany. The "Zero Emission Project" is based on three components: 221 fully electric buses, fuel cell buses, and Citybahn, a tram link between the state capitals of Mainz and Wiesbaden.
 
The lighthouse projects make Wiesbaden a model city in Germany. The first electric buses will be running in Wiesbaden as early as 2019.
 
The experienced procurement law team led by Ute Jasper of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek provides comprehensive legal support for the "Zero Emission Project". We are proud to accompany this forward-looking and now also excellent project ", explains Ute Jasper, partner and head of the practice group at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek..
 
The Public Sector & Public Procurement department has been one of the three best procurement law practices for years. Since 1991, it has advised on awards, restructuring, large-scale projects, and cooperations in the public sector and has accompanied several hundred large-scale projects of the federal, state and local authorities and their subsidiaries with a total volume of more than EUR 20 billion without any procedures having been successfully challenged.
 
Dr. Ute Jasper is one of the most renowned lawyers for procurement and infrastructure projects in the public sector. She advises federal and state ministries, municipalities, and businesses, particularly on innovative and complex projects. Ute Jasper heads Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's "Public Sector & Public Procurement" department. For years, she has been ranked number 1 in JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms, most recently in its 2016/2017 issue, and according to "Law Firms in Germany," is the "premier contact on the market" for infrastructure. In October 2016, she received the JUVE Award for Regulated Industries with her team.
 
Dr. Laurence Westen is a lawyer and Salaried Partner in the "Public Sector & Public Procurement" Practice Group, Düsseldorf. He is a specialist for public procurement law and state aid law and among others advises on complex public transportation projects.

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