Romania to get €16 million for mobility projects

Alina Oprea
The European Commission will grant Romania subsidies totaling €16.26 million for mobility projects, informs a press release of the Community Executive. The institution announced that 26 projects from 12 member states, including Romania, have been selected to benefit from subsidies worth €188.8 million to finance the construction of charging points and refueling stations hydrogen.

Among the 26 projects that were selected to benefit from grants from the EU, there are also two projects from Romania: one for which the coordinator is OMV Petrom Marketing SRL, which aims to place 408 charging points along the corridors of the Network trans-European transport network (TEN-T) from Romania, Hungary, and Slovakia and which will benefit from EU funding in the amount of €15.18 million; and the second for which the coordinator is KMG ROMPETROL, which proposes to install 24 charging points, distributed in 12 locations located along the corridors of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) in Romania, and which will benefit from funding from the EU in the amount of €1.08 million.

“Funding applications under the Alternative Fuels Facility continue to grow, illustrating the commitment of the transportation industry to transition to sustainable solutions. Our investment of €189 million will translate into the construction of approximately 2,000 charging points and approximately 63 hydrogen fueling stations”, says the European Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean.

Green Forum  |  17 May, 2024 at 9:00 AM