• AFM new funding program for installing charging stations in small towns

    ORDER for the approval of the Financing Guide for the Effective Gas Reduction Program greenhouse in transport, by promoting the infrastructure for road transport vehicles energy-free: recharging stations for electric vehicles in localities Taking into account the Report of the Administration of the Environmental Fund no. 95 / LAF of 28.10.2021 for the approval of the Guide financing the Program for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Transport…


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  • Romanian government has a new directive to electric scooters

    On Monday 4th October, the government published the new rules of conduct for electric scooter drivers, similar to bicycle riders, as well as the technical conditions for electric scooters similar to those provided for bicycles. “In the Government meeting, the Government Decision for amending and supplementing the Regulation for the application of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 195/2002, regarding the traffic on public roads, approved by the Government Decision no. 1391/2006. We remind…


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  • Electrogrup installs 16 charging stations in Oradea by AFM funding

    The builder and supplier Electrogrup has taken over the site and will shortly start the execution of the contract for the installation of 16 recharging stations for electric vehicles in the public parking lots in Oradea. The project is financed through the Environmental Fund Administration by the City Hall of Oradea through the Directorate for Management of Projects with International Financing. A number of 16…


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  • First Romanian EV Bus hits the road

    The first electric bus produced in Romania is in evidence on the streets of the city of Brăila. The local authorities have requested it and are considering releasing an order to the manufacturer in Baia Mare. The bus was presented to the authorities and in the coming days will go on the routes of the city of Brăila. The request came from Brăila City Hall which aims to purchase a…


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  • ACEA wants 50,000 charging points for electric trucks by 2030

    The Association of European Automobile Manufacturers – ACEA has adopted a position paper committing to making road freight carbon neutral by 2050. Members of the organization reiterated that it focuses on low-emission vehicles and, in especially those with zero emissions, in which case their number and autonomy will have to increase rapidly in the coming years. However, ACEA warns that the essential infrastructure for recharging “green” trucks is almost…


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  • Harvard Develops Solid-State Cell Following BLT Sandwich Logic

    Won’t it make solid-state batteries fat? Food metaphors are great because everybody understands what food means. When it comes to explaining batteries, it makes something complex completely edible. The new solid-state battery developed by Harvard scientists is a fantastic example of that. Who could tell that the logic behind a BLT sandwich would point to a way to make a stable cell? What the…


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  • Petrom & Renovatio: 40 New Ultra Fast Charging Stations

    OMV Petrom, the largest energy company in South-Eastern Europe, together with Renovatio, the operator of the largest network of charging stations for electric vehicles in Romania, will install, by the end of 2022, at least 40 power stations. fast and ultra fast recharging in OMV and Petrom stations in Romania. All locations will have at least one recharging station with a minimum power of 50 kW, and at least 20…


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  • Romania: Eastern-Europe Largest Electric Bus Order

    The company will supply 123 Solaris Urbino 12 electric and charging infrastructure by the end of 2022. Solaris has been awarded a large order for 123 out of 131 electric buses in a government tender run by the Romanian Ministry for Public Works, Development, and Administration for seven local towns and cities. The company is contracted to deliver 123 Solaris Urbino 12 electric (12-meter long) and charging infrastructure (123 40 kW depot chargers…


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  • Dacia Spring EV: 42 000 Lei

    Starting March 20, Dacia opens online pre-orders for the “Comfort Plus” version of its first electric model. It will be available at the price of 18.100 euros (VAT included). Deliveries are scheduled for September. Pre-orders for the “Comfort” version will then be opened, available for 16,800 euros (VAT included). The car can be bought through the Rabla Plus Program (incentives of -9000 Eur), so the price will drop to…


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  • ROMBAT to start production of Li-Ion car batteries

    Romanian battery producer Rombat will start production of cells for Li-Ion car batteries at its new Bucharest plant in the second half of this year. “We have worked hard in the last year to implement the health, safety, environment, quality, and energy management systems, as well as the maintenance system,” announced Alin Ioanes, the new CEO of Rombat. The cells will be delivered to Rombat’s partner that produces car batteries, Prime…


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