Danish Energy Authority puts millions into electric car projects  

2009.03.26
A DKK 10m funding package from the Danish Energy Authority will be used to start up 17 electric car projects around the country involving a total of 44 new electric cars
The Ministry of Climate and Energy has announced that a DKK 10m (USD 1.8m) funding package from the Danish Energy Authority will be used to start up 17 electric car projects around the country involving a total of 44 new electric cars. The projects are divided between various municipalities and regions of the country, private sector companies and public sector organisations.
 
"The smart thing about electric cars in Denmark is that is that we can run them on wind energy," says Climate and Energy minister Connie Hedegaard in a news release, and continues, "The vision is that electric cars will be an important building block in the transport and electricity infrastructure of the future. To get there, battery technology needs to be improved, because batteries can help store the increasing amounts of energy coming into the Danish electricity grid. And these 17 test projects will contribute to that aim."
 
To give a flavour of the kind of projects that have been chosen: Gladsaxe municipality will be conducting a project where home community welfare workers will use electric cars to make their home visits, while Copenhagen municipality will be running a shared electric car project, where individuals who do not need the full time use of a car club together to share the use of a single car, thus making the cost of mobility significantly cheaper.

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