New decree requires car parks to install EV chargers
The Hungarian government issued a decree requiring the installation of charging stations for electric vehicles in car parks, Hungarian news agency MTI reported today, citing official gazette Magyar Közlöny.
Under the decree, parking garages that charge fees are required to install at least one charging station for every hundred spaces by January 1, 2017, and at least two by the start of 2019, MTI reported.
The decree also regulates the construction of new parking garages, requiring that ten charging stations be installed for every one hundred spaces, according to MTI. The decree also stipulates that trees be planted for every six spaces in open-air car parks with a capacity for more than ten vehicles to provide shade, MTI added.
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