Innovation cluster project: ‘High-capacity charging in long-haul truck transport’ (HoLa) is launched

Innovation cluster project: ‘High-capacity charging in long-haul truck transport’ (HoLa) is launched

Led by Fraunhofer ISI and under the auspices of the VDA (German Association of the Automotive Industry), the ‘High-capacity charging in long-haul truck transport’ (»Hochleistungsladen im Lkw-Fernverkehr« (HoLa)) is one of three innovation clusters for climate-friendly truck drive technologies recently introduced by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI).

FlächenTOOL now also displays Germany network (Deutschlandnetz) search areas

FlächenTOOL now also displays Germany network (Deutschlandnetz) search areas

The FlächenTOOL (plot tool) of the National Centre for Charging Infrastructure brings site supply and demand together.

As of now, the digital platform also indicates which registered sites are located in the 900 search areas that are being tendered by the Federal Ministry of Transport as part of the Germany network for the expansion of fast-charging parks. This makes it easier for investors to find available sites in the search areas.

Deutschlandnetz: Federal Transport Minister Scheuer presents 1,000 locations for fast charging points and pricing model

Deutschlandnetz: Federal Transport Minister Scheuer presents 1,000 locations for fast charging points and pricing model

Federal Minister Andreas Scheuer today gave the starting signal for the tender of the Deutschlandnetz (Germany Network). In order to provide the basic supply of fast charging infrastructure for medium and long-distance traffic, the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI – Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur) is calling for tenders for the construction and operation of a good 1,000 fast charging sites, each with several charging points.

90 million euros for the modernisation of public charging infrastructure

90 million euros for the modernisation of public charging infrastructure

The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) is today already launching the second funding call from the newly established “Publicly Accessible Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles in Germany” funding guideline (“Öffentlich zugängliche Ladeinfrastruktur für Elektrofahrzeuge in Deutschland”). From 9 September 2021, companies, cities and municipalities, public institutions and private individuals will be able to receive funding for the modernisation of existing publicly accessible charging infrastructure.