Thursday, 11 July 2019

Questions (774)

Timmy Dooley


774. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the value of grants provided by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland for the electric vehicle grant. [31294/19]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

There is a range of supports for the purchase of electric vehicles which includes an electric vehicle purchase grant of up to €5,000 which is administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland. Since the scheme was introduced in 2011, grants valued at over €33 million have been paid. Almost €11.6 million has been spent so far this year.