• Financing for EV Fleets and Charging Networks Start-Ups

    Considering the Strategy on the National Policy Framework for the development of the market regarding alternative fuels in the transport sector and for the installation of the relevant infrastructure in Romania (Annex 1 to the GD no. 87/2018), there were meetings of the working group during which ways to identify the sources of financing available to legal entities intending…

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  • Green Line Valea Jiului

    Two new financing contracts by Regio – Regional Operational Programme (Regio-POR) 2014-2020, totaling 95 million lei, i.e. over 20 million euro, were signed in Hunedoara County for a modern and environmentally friendly transport in the valley Jiu. It is about the investment “Green Line Valea Jiului”, with components 1 and 2, projects that predict the creation of a green line…

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  • Cloud-Base Services can help prelong battery life

    Bosch developing cloud-based service to help prolong battery life In an attempt to prolong EV battery life, Bosch is developing new cloud services that supplement individual vehicles’ battery-management systems. The company calls the new service Battery in the Cloud. Its first customer is DiDi, a gargantuan Chinese mobility provider, which is equipping a pilot vehicle fleet with Bosch battery…

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  • EON electric highway to its max

    The “electric highway” developed by E.ON in Romania has reached 11 charging stations . E.ON Energia Romania launched, last month, three new stations for fast charging of electric vehicles, in Bacău, Sovata and Gheorgheni, the number of units installed by the company thus reaching eleven. The E.ON Electric Highway is financed by EU funding. Commissioned in February 2019, the charging station in…

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  • Order no. 425/2019 – Ministry of Energy

    PLEASE TAKE NOTE ISSUER: Ministry of Energy PUBLISHED IN: Official Monitor no. 581 of July 16, 2019 in accordance with the: – art. 6 paragraph (4) of Law no. 34/2017 regarding the installation of the infrastructure for alternative fuels; – point 3.5 measure 28 of the Strategy on the National Policy Framework for the development of the market regarding alternative fuels in the transport sector and for the…

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  • Rabla Plus 2019 – budget supplemented

    Rabla Plus program has been running since 2016 and now in 2019 has reached its 4th edition. The program is starting on 10th of April 2019. The Rabla Plus program for individuals will add 15 million lei starting Monday, July 15, 2019, being the first time in the program history when the allocated amounts are exhausted.

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  • Spark launch in Romania

    Spark, a car-sharing service exclusively based on electric cars, will be launched on July 10th in Romania. The service competes with services such as Pony or BCR eGo. Spark , a service that allows you to rent electric cars for short periods, will be officially launched in Romania in a week, according to a press release….

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  • Regulation proposal for Slow-Moving Vehicles

    Due to the raising number of e-scooters and the danger that involves unprotected and unexperienced users resulted in multiplication of draft laws to regulate slow vehicle traffic. The latest legislative proposal in this respect belongs to UDMR Senator Cseke Attila and targets vehicles traveling at no more than 25 kilometers per hour. According to the project, these vehicles will be…

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  • Incentives for charging network private operators

    After financing Municipalities with 40 000 eur for a dual gun 50kw fast charger, the Ministry of Environment launches a new programe for private operators. The Government approved a Memorandum to finance private economic operators to develop electric vehicles charging stations networks on motorways, national and European roads On June 12, 2019, the Government adopted the Memorandum on the approval of…

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  • Public fleets are required to purchase 10% EV

    Vote in the Senate: Public authorities are required to purchase at least 10% electric and hybrid cars The project, initiated by Călin Popescu Tăriceanu, proposes to amend Article 5 of the Government Ordinance no. 80/2001 on the establishment of expenditure norms for the public administration authorities and the public institutions as follows: “on the date of entry…

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