Spain: Cheaper nighttime power would encourage electric vehicles

August 12, 2010 at 1:28 am

Spain is taking a key step toward realizing its ambitious electric vehicle goals by making power cheaper at night, when vehicles would be charging. Recently Spain’s Ministry of Industry, Tourism, and Trade submitted to the National Commission of Energy a draft Royal Decree for a cheap night off-peak tariff. This rate would apply from midnight to 6 a.m. in winter, and 1-7 a.m. in summer.

If passed (which could happen after this summer), this tariff would be available to licensed businesses with demand up to 15 KV, and with parking facilities that could host vehicle charging stations…

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