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Brussels OKs Czech support scheme for alternative transport

The European Commission has found that Czech plans to support building a network of refuelling and recharging stations for low-emission vehicles is in line with EU state aid rules
By Staff reporter 11 August 2017 0 27165

The European Commission has found that Czech plans to support building a network of refuelling and recharging stations for low-emission vehicles is in line with EU state aid rules, it said on Friday.

The Czech scheme provides €44.5 million ($55.3 million) of support over six years to build public recharging and refuelling stations for vehicles running on alternative fuels such as electricity, CNG, LNG and hydrogen, the commission said.

“The commission considered the public support appropriate as the Czech Republic demonstrated that the aid was necessary to...