In 35 MEUR H2 Mobility Europe project,

In the second phase, clusters are linked together,
and in the third phase, FCV full-scale
commercialization is pursued.

A considerable
amount of funding for the development of HRSs in France is from European
funding. A European funding is secured for three
HRSs in Rodez, Sarreguemines, and Paris under
the 35 MEUR H2 Mobility Europe project, with the balance met by private sector
companies within the Mobilité Hydrogène France coalition. Another
European funding of EUR 4 million is allocated
from the Connecting Europe Facility for the deployment of 15 stations in the
Normandy region 35.

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In France, financial incentives can take the form of a
tax credit equivalent to 30% of a home charger or subsidies for the
installation of residential or workplace chargers 14.
French environmental and energy agency (ADEME)
covers 50% of costs for normal and fast charging points for BEVs and 30% of
costs for rapid charge points if the chargers are publicly available 36.

As of November
2016, there were 14 HRSs in France 37. Table
15 shows the number of charging points in France from
2012 to 2016.

The government of UK provides incentives for the purchase of
six categories of vehicles 38.
Category one vehicles are vehicles that have the characteristic of emitting
less than 50 g of CO2 per km of drive and no CO2 emissions
for travel of at least 112 km. The grant
considered for these type of vehicles covers 35% of purchase cost up to a
maximum of GBP1 4,500.
Category one car models include BEVs of: BMW i3,
BYD e6, Citroen CZero, Ford Focus Electric, Hyundai IONIQ Electric, Kia Soul EV,
Mercedes-Benz
B-Class Electric Drive, Nissan e-NV200 (5-seater and 7-seater), Nissan LEAF,
Peugeot iON, Renault Fluence, Renault ZOE,

Smart fortwo electric drive, Smart forfour electric drive,
Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Volkswagen e-up!, Volkswagen e-Golf and FCV model
of Toyota Mirai 38.

Category two vehicles are vehicles
that have the characteristic of emitting less than 50 g of CO2 per
km of drive and also emit no CO2 emissions for travel of at least 16 km. The grant considered
for these type of vehicles covers 35% of purchase cost up to a maximum of GBP 2,500
38.
Category two car models include PHEVs of: BMW
225xe, BMW 330e, BMW
530e, Hyundai IONIQ PHEV, Kia Niro PHEV, Kia Optima PHEV, Mercedes-Benz C350 e
(with 17 inch rear wheels), Mercedes-Benz E350 e SE, MINI Countryman PHEV,
Mitsubishi Outlander (except Commercial), Toyota Prius Plug-in, Vauxhall
Ampera, Volkswagen Golf GTE, Volkswagen Passat GTE, Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine, Volvo
V60 D6 Twin Engine, Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Momentum (2017 model year only),
and Audi A3 e-tron 38.

Category three vehicles are vehicles
that have the characteristic of emitting between 50 and 75 g of CO2
per km of drive and also emit no CO2 emissions for travel of at least 32 km. The grant considered
for these type of vehicles covers 35% of purchase cost up to a maximum of GBP 2,500. This category of vehicles includes
Mercedes-Benz E350 e AMG Line which is a PHEV 38.

Category 2 and three
cars with a retail price over GBP 60,000 are not
counted as eligible for an incentive grant 38.

Category four vehicles
includes motorcycles that have the
characteristic of emitting no CO2 emissions and can travel of at
least 50 km between charges 38.  The grant considered for the motorcycles
covers 20% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of GBP 1,500.
This category of vehicles includes BMW C evolution, Energica Ego, Energica Eva,
Scutum Silence S02, Torrot Muvi, Vmoto 100, Vmoto 120, and Zero Motorcycles
(all models) 38.

Category five vehicles
includes mopeds that have the characteristic of emitting no CO2
emissions and can travel of at least 30 km between
charges 38.  The grant considered for the motorcycles
covers 20% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of GBP 1,500.
This category of vehicles includes Torrot Muvi City, UGBEST e-City, and Vmoto Super Soco TS1200R 38.

Category six vehicles
includes vans that have the characteristic of emitting less than 75 g CO2
emissions per km of drive and can travel of at least 16 km between charges 38. The grant
considered for the motorcycles covers 20% of the purchase price for these
vehicles, up to a maximum of GBP 8,000 38.

There are also incentives provided in the forms of
free parking and access to bus lanes 14.

The HRS
Infrastructure Grants Scheme funds projects via two streams 39.
In the first stream, up to 100% of the eligible costs for 6-8 HRSs is provided
to upgrade those HRSs from demonstration projects to commercial HRSs. The
budget for this stream is about GBP 2 million 39.
In the second stream, up to 60% of eligible costs is provided for 4-7 HRSs with a budget of about GBP 3.5 million.
The applicant has to match the remaining cost from other sources 39.

The UK government also provides incentives for
development of three types of EV charging facilities as explained in the
following 40.

·       
Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS): providing funding for the installation of
charging points at houses all over the UK (covering up to 75% of the cost of
installing and capped at GBP 500) 40 41.

·       
Workplace
Charging Scheme (WCS): providing funding for the
installation of charging points with a limit of 20 charging points across all
sites for each application (capped at GBP
300 for each socket) 42.

·       
On-street
Residential Chargepoint Scheme (ORCS): providing funding for
local authorities to install an on-street
residential charging points (covering up to 75% of the cost of installing the
charging point and providing a specific parking space and capped at
GBP 7,500) 43.

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