Tag: Grants

Mar 23, 2022 - 01:39 pm

SK On receives funding for battery cell plant in Hungary

SK On, the battery division of the South Korean company SK Innovation spun off at the beginning of October 2021, can count on millions in funding for the construction of a third battery cell plant in Hungary. The EU Commission confirmed that it has approved state aid for this amounting to 209 million euros.

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Mar 8, 2022 - 01:57 pm

Rock Tech Lithium to build plant in Romania

Rock Tech Lithium plans to build a production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide in Romania. A memorandum of understanding now signed by the company with the Romanian Ministry of Energy provides for investments of 400 million euros for this purpose.

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Jan 28, 2022 - 04:54 pm

California raises e-mobility subsidy pot to $10 billion

California Governor Gavin Newsom has unveiled expanded plans for investment in electric mobility. The US state is investing an additional 6.1 billion US dollars in electric vehicles and infrastructure. This brings the total budget for this area to ten billion US dollars.

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Dec 22, 2021 - 11:55 am

Canada is investing in its EV subsidy programme

The Government of Canada is funnelling more money into its Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles (iZEV) programme. An additional $73 million will be added to Transport Canada’s budget to offer purchase incentives for zero-emission vehicles until the end of March 2022, when the next federal budget is due.

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Dec 21, 2021 - 11:29 am

US to tighten emissions regulation in 2026

In the US, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set emissions requirements for new passenger cars and light-duty trucks through model year 2026. The new regulations come into effect with the 2023 model year and require a 28.3 per cent reduction in vehicle emissions by 2026.

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Dec 21, 2021 - 11:26 am

US cuts BYD out of e-bus funding schemes

The US Government has cut off Chinese manufacturers from funding programs for electric buses. This will hit BYD particularly hard despite having assembled electric buses in the US for years. The most likely “winner” will be Proterra.

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Dec 15, 2021 - 03:54 pm

UK lowers EV subsidies again

The British government has again adjusted its electric car subsidy downwards. Both the subsidy rate and the price cap for eligible electric cars have been slightly reduced. There are also new subsidy rules for other electric vehicle types such as vans, motorbikes and mopeds.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 01:56 pm

Tesla declines German grant for battery plant

Tesla is foregoing a possible government subsidy of billions of euros for the planned battery cell production in Grünheide. In September, it was still said that the Californian company could expect a subsidy of 1.135 billion euros.

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Oct 26, 2021 - 11:22 am

Italy raises e-mobility subsidy budget

The Italian government is making another 100 million euros available from 27 October, primarily for the promotion of electric and hybrid vehicles. However, the ‘Ecobonus’ is scaled according to CO2 emissions and vehicle classes – so the full amount is not simply available for fully electric vehicles.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 04:35 pm

Ireland announces EV subsidy programme details for 2022

Ireland’s Department of Transport announced details of electric car subsidies in the coming year: 100 million euros will be made available for this purpose in 2022, almost twice as much as in 2021. Purchase subsidies for fully electric cars and vans will continue at existing levels.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 02:23 pm

Malta increases electric vehicle grants

Malta has increased the EV grants for the purchase of electric vehicles increased to 12,000 euros for 2022. A total of 1,200 new charging points are also to be installed over the next three years.

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Oct 13, 2021 - 01:04 pm

France wants to become the leading EV producer

France’s President Emmanuel Macron has presented a 30 billion euro investment plan for the economic modernisation of the country. Interestingly from the perspective of the eMobility industry is that two million electric and hybrid vehicles are to be produced in France by 2030.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 11:59 am

EV subsidies on hold in Sweden & the Netherlands

In Sweden, the budget for government subsidies for new electric cars and plug-in hybrids is almost exhausted for this year. The situation is similar in the Netherlands, where only subsidies for used electric cars are affected. This has prompted a subsidy freeze that is now in effect in both countries.

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Aug 17, 2021 - 01:10 pm

UK sets sights on hydrogen innovation

With a Hydrogen Strategy document, the UK government has revealed plans to kick-start a “hydrogen revolution” in the UK, with the aim of replacing fossil fuels in sectors such as transport and heavy industry. A £240m fund will be used to help support the growth of such an industry.

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Aug 5, 2021 - 01:36 pm

Paris region introduces EV subsidies

The French capital’s Métropole du Grand Paris provides grants of up to 6,000 euros to private individuals for the purchase of alternatively fuelled vehicles (BEV, FCEV, PHEV, hybrid and natural gas) when they are used to replace an old combustion engine.

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Aug 4, 2021 - 03:55 pm

Australian state of Tasmania boosts charging

In Australia, the Tasmanian Government has launched a second Electric Vehicle ChargeSmart Grants program, providing $600,000 (AUS) for fast and destination charging stations for electric cars in regional Tasmania and at key tourism destinations.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 03:11 pm

US DoE to invest in emissions reduction

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $60 million for 24 research and development projects aimed at reducing CO2 emissions from passenger cars and light- and heavy-duty trucks. A total of $28.1 million will be awarded to accelerate innovation in EV batteries and electric drive systems.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 02:47 pm

Australian government funds fast-charger expansion

On behalf of the Australian government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded funding totaling 24.55 million Australian dollars (roughly 15,2 million euros) to five providers to build a total of 403 new fast-charging stations.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 01:26 pm

US Democrats suggest subsidies for used EVs

Two Democratic US congressmen have introduced a bill that would give tax rebates of up to 2,500 US dollars to buyers of used electric cars. In full. The US tax credit of $7,500 for electric car purchases so far only applies to new cars.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 01:58 pm

US DoE awards $52.5M to 31 hydrogen projects

The US American Department of Energy announced the awarding of $52.5 million to fund 31 projects to advance clean hydrogen technologies and support the recently announced ‘Hydrogen Energy Earthshot’ initiative to reduce costs and accelerate breakthroughs in the hydrogen sector.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 12:37 pm

Russia to invest $10Bn in zero-emission technology by 2030

The Russian government plans to invest a total of 777 billion roubles (10.5 billion US dollars) in the development of battery and hydrogen vehicles by 2030. The goal is to have 1.5 million electric vehicles on Russian roads by that time, supported by 20,000 new charging stations.

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May 31, 2021 - 11:15 am

Belgium announces new company car electrification bill

The Belgian government has given the green light to a bill by Finance Minister Vincent Van Peteghem to accelerate the electrification of company cars in the country. At the same time, the planned ban on internal combustion company cars is off the table, but tax advantages are now only available for EVs.

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May 27, 2021 - 04:37 pm

US Senate approves increase of EV tax credit

The US Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday approved a bill to increase the tax credit for electric vehicles assembled by union workers in the US up to $12,500. This would apply to electric vehicles up to a price of $80,000.

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Apr 23, 2021 - 04:06 pm

Biden administration reveals US charging network details

US President Joe Biden has now officially confirmed its intention to invest 15 billion dollars in the construction of a national network of 500,000 charging stations for electric vehicles. This sum had already been leaked in advance, but now the US government is providing a more in-depth look at the plans.

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Jul 30, 2020 - 06:35 pm

BMW is awarded millions in battery research funding

BMW has received a grant of 60 million euros from the German federal government and the state of Bavaria for battery research. BMW apparently plans to use the money to establish its own pilot battery cell production in Parsdorf near Munich.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/03/23/sk-on-receives-funding-for-battery-cell-plant-in-hungary/
23.03.2022 13:50