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DEHOGA survey on charging infrastructure in the hospitality industry: half of businesses surveyed either plan to or have already installed charging infrastructure

The German Hotel and Restaurant Association (DEHOGA Bundesverband) surveyed 1,500 members on the subject: ‘Charging infrastructure in hospitality’*. The National Centre for Charging Infrastructure supported DEHOGA in drafting the questions. The result: Half of the business surveyed have already installed charging infrastructure or are planning to do so.

19. January 2023

The LadeLernTOOL (charging infrastructure learning tool) is online!

E-learning platform for municipal authority staff is launched

The National Centre for Charging Infrastructure today launched the LadeLernTOOL. The new E-learning platform will assist municipal employees in acquiring and expanding their knowledge about charging infrastructure, planning charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and advancing its installation locally. The tool is now immediately available at It can be used free of charge following a short registration process.

7. November 2022

Cabinet approves 68 measures for the faster expansion of charging infrastructure

Federal Minister Dr. Volker Wissing presented the Charging Infrastructure Master Plan in Berlin today, which has been approved by the cabinet. Under the leadership of the Federal Ministry of Transport, around 80 stakeholders, including the federal states, municipalities, associations and companies, have contributed to the development of almost 70 measures.

19. October 2022

Easy charging at service areas – new study published on setting up network connections for e-truck charging hubs

To enable the increased use of battery-electric trucks in transport nationwide in the near future, the establishment of a new, demand-focused charging network is already needed now. This charging infrastructure and its integration into the electricity grids are the subject of a new study commissioned by the National Centre for Charging Infrastructure.

21. September 2022

For improved interlinking of charging infrastructure and power supply: Ministries strengthen cooperation

Dr. Volker Wissing, Federal Minister of Digital and Transport, and Dr. Robert Habeck, Federal Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, today jointly visited the National Centre for Charging Infrastructure.

26. August 2022

Government’s Charging infrastructure Masterplan II in final phase

The German federal government has developed the new ‘Charging infrastructure II masterplan’ as a roadmap for the expansion of charging infrastructure for the government and other expansion actors. Now available, the masterplan draft was prepared by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) and will now be sent to the relevant stakeholders such as federal states, municipalities, associations and companies, in order to discuss the various measures with them as a next step.

8. July 2022

First charging infrastructure conference of the BMDV kicks off with over 1,300 participants online and on site in Berlin

Today, the “Charging Infrastructure Conference” (“Ladeinfrastruktur-Konferenz”) of the Federal Ministry of Digital and Transport (BMDV) is taking place in Berlin for the first time. In his capacity as host, Dr Volker Wissing, Federal Minister for Digital and Transport, welcomes the more than 1,300 registered participants at the Berlin TEC Event Campus and online.

29. June 2022

German-Luxembourgian cooperation: Online platform Pro-Charging launched for charging infrastructure expansion in Luxembourg

The new Pro-Charging online platform has been launched to support and accelerate the development of charging infrastructure in Luxembourg. With Pro-Charging, those offering and those looking for sites for the expansion of charging infrastructure can find each other.

29. June 2022

“Easy charging in the municipality” – New guide from the Centre for Charging Infrastructure supports cities and municipalities in the expansion of charging infrastructure

Cities and municipalities in Germany play a key role in the expansion of publicly accessible charging infrastructure. The new “Easy Charging in the Municipality” (“Einfach laden in der Kommune”) guide provides practical assistance in the implementation of charging infrastructure for public roads. In particular, it introduces the topics of awarding contracts, tendering and approval processes. It has now been published as part of the Charging Infrastructure Conference of the Federal Ministry of Digital and Transport (BMDV – Bundesministerium für Digitales und Verkehr).

29. June 2022

Up-to-date & informative: National Centre for Charging Infrastructure publishes new data on the expansion and operation of charging infrastructure in Germany

With four new online data products, the National Centre for Charging Infrastructure now provides information on the current utilisation of charging points, the expansion of the publicly accessible charging infrastructure, the charging processes that have been conducted and much more. The goal: sharing knowledge, achieving transparency.

29. June 2022