Budapest to see more e-car charging stations

Sights

pixabay

Some 500 charging points at 250 electric vehicle charging stations could be opened in Budapest under an agreement between the Ministry for National Economy and the Municipality of Budapest, news portal index.hu reported today.

Within the framework of the agreement, signed by Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga and Budapest Mayor István Tarlós, a total of HUF 600 million is planned to be spent on the investment. The agreement also states that the municipality will provide the charging stations and accompanying parking places, while the ministry will provide non-refundable grants for the investment. 

The signatory parties will also investigate the regulatory environment and submit possible changes to make it better suited to electric vehicles. The two parties will also make suggestions on how the use of zero-emission vehicles could be encouraged further in the capital.

ADVERTISEMENT

Reforms to raise productivity would strengthen recovery - OE... Analysis

Reforms to raise productivity would strengthen recovery - OE...

Meeting called to address Pegasus spyware lacks quorum  Parliament

Meeting called to address Pegasus spyware lacks quorum 

Skanska commercial dev unit names new EVP of operations Hung... Appointments

Skanska commercial dev unit names new EVP of operations Hung...

Zsa Zsa Gabor's ashes buried in Budapest City

Zsa Zsa Gabor's ashes buried in Budapest

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.