Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Questions (341)

Robert Troy


341. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if imported hybrid electric vehicles will be included in the outdoor charge point grant scheme. [22542/19]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

A grant of up to €600 is available to support the purchase and installation of an electric vehicle home charger, for purchasers of new and second-hand electric vehicles since 1 January 2018. All models of Battery Electric Vehicles and Plugin Hybrid Electric Vehicles which are (or were previously) eligible for grant support under the EV Grant Scheme are eligible for the home charger grant. This includes electric vehicles purchased new in Ireland or imported (as new or second hand) and registered in Ireland. Further information can be found on the SEAI's website or at www.drivingelectric.ie.