The government of Luxembourg has dedicated EUR 4.5 million to funding the construction of 672 additional charging points for electric cars, with 44 of these being fast chargers. In the first call for funding, 29 projects from 19 companies were selected to be undertaken.
“These results show that Luxembourg companies are ready to take up the challenge of electric mobility,” stated Energy Minister Claude Turmes. “Every new charging station installed on our territory contributes to improving the density of our charging point network, already one of the densest in Europe.” The Minister of Economy, Franz Fayot, commented that these 29 projects are in the scope of achieving the government’s objectives on the energy transition.
Of the 672 total charging points, 510 will be used by the companies themselves. It has not been announced so far whether the 44 fast charging points will be publicly accessible. Companies will be subsidised to cover up to 50% of the investment costs related to the construction of the fast-charging stations, with the funding aimed at small, medium and large companies. More funding is available for SMEs.
The next call for funding is scheduled to open in early 2023. More information can be found here.
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Article first published on electrive.com on 29 October 2022.