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BMDV funds the development of fast-charging infrastructure for company cars and trucks

The Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) is supporting companies in building fast-charging infrastructure for cars and trucks through a new funding programme. Commercially used fast-charging points with a charging capacity of at least 50 kW will be funded as well as the required grid connection.

20. September 2023

BMDV funds package combining charging station, PV system and storage

Announced by Federal Minister Dr. Volker Wissing, the funding programme for self-generation and use of solar power on residential buildings for electric vehicles begins on 26 September 2023. Owners of owner-occupied residential buildings can apply for a KfW subsidy of up to 10,200 euros for a charging station, photovoltaic system and battery storage, as long as there is an existent electric car or there is a binding order for one.

20. September 2023

New funding programmes, tools and products presented at the BMDV’s charging infrastructure conference

The “Charging Infrastructure Conference 2023” (“Ladeinfrastruktur-Konferenz 2023”) of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV – Bundesministerium für Digitales und Verkehr), which is taking place today in Berlin, is entirely devoted to the Federal Government’s Charging Infrastructure Master Plan II. The host, Dr. Volker Wissing, Federal Minister for Digital and Transport, is welcoming more than 600 guests on site as well as additional participants who can tune in to the fully booked event via a live stream.

30. June 2023

“Easy e-truck charging: A User Journey” and new webpage on charging infrastructure for heavy-duty battery-electric commercial vehicles published

The National Centre for Charging Infrastructure has today published the new guide entitled “Easy e-truck Charging. A User Journey at Public Charging Stations Now and in 2030“ (“Einfach E-Lkw laden. Ein User Journey an öffentlichen Ladestationen jetzt und 2030”). The publication focuses on the public charging of battery electric trucks.

30. June 2023

New course on the LadeLernTOOL e-learning platform to strengthen municipalities in their efforts for setting up charging infrastructure

The National Centre for Charging Infrastructure has today launched the third course of its LadeLernTOOL e-learning platform. The platform is particularly aimed in at employees working in municipalities, to support them in setting up charging infrastructure for electric vehicles at the local level.

30. June 2023

Charging infrastructure received well by tourism sector

Together with the German Tourism Association (Deutsche Tourismusverband e.V. (DTV)), the National Centre for Charging Infrastructure surveyed stakeholders in German tourism about charging infrastructure in the sector.

2. May 2023

New “Easy charging without barriers” guideline highlights how to make charging infrastructure barrier-free

On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV – Bundesministerium für Digitales und Verkehr), the National Centre for Charging Infrastructure (Nationale Leitstelle Ladeinfrastruktur) under the umbrella of the federally owned NOW GmbH is today publishing the new guideline entitled “Easy charging without barriers: Requirements for barrier-free charging infrastructure” (“Einfach Laden ohne Hindernisse: Anforderungen an barrierefreie Ladeinfrastruktur”).

19. April 2023

Quarter of a million new charging points for companies and municipalities

The Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) has approved funding for around 255,000 new charging points for companies and municipalities over the past year. A total of 229 million euros in funding have been allocated for this purpose. That is the result of the BMDV funding guideline: ‘Non-publicly accessible charging stations for electric vehicles – companies and municipalities’.

29. March 2023

New NOW publication: Market development of climate-friendly technologies in heavy road freight transport

For the first time, commercial vehicle manufacturers are providing detailed information on the planned sales figures for trucks with alternative drive systems. According to the report, around three-quarters of new registrations in heavy road freight transport are to be emission-free in 2030. The technological focus is on batteries and fuel cells.

27. February 2023

Better recharging reliability: Consortium presents research results of the ‘Charging effect chain’ project (‘Wirkkette Laden’)

What gets in the way of smooth and reliable charging of e-vehicles? In a project funded by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV), stakeholders from industry and science diagnosed sources of errors and on that basis, drafted a catalogue of measures for a more user-friendly public charging infrastructure.


20. January 2023