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 the state aid scheme to support the development of the power infrastructure for electric cars on motorways, national and European roads, to minimize dependence on fossil fuels , improving air quality, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the impact of transport on the environment.
“Here is Romania taking another important step towards eco-mobility. This state aid scheme complements the measures that we have already taken for this purpose: the most consistent financial incentive in Europe for electric cars – EUR 10,000 and the financing program for loading stations in county counties. Through this new financing line, long-distance electric transport will become a reality in Romania. After the approval of this Memorandum, we estimate that in autumn we will launch the funding session for this new program, “said Gratiela Gavrilescu, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Environment.
The budget allocated to the state aid scheme during the 6 years of validity is 250 million lei and the budget for 2019 is 92 million lei. The scheme is addressed to 600 potential beneficiaries, with an average annual number of 86 beneficiaries. Beneficiaries of the financing measure are economic operators operating in all sectors / fields of activity.

As regards the duration of the State aid scheme incentive, it will be applied until 31 December 2025, during which the beneficiaries can be selected and where the grant contracts can be signed, with payments under the signed contracts to be made until December 31, 2027.
Each charging station will have 2 loading points with a power output of over 50 kw / gun.
The power infrastructure of electric cars will be located on motorways, national and European roads, at a distance of approx. 100 km from each other.
This state aid scheme incentive will be managed by the Environmental Fund Administration – AFM and the approval of the Program Financing Guide is made through the Order of the Head of the Central Public Environmental Protection Authority.

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