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EV industry in Latvia 2012

  1. 1. Hybrid  and  electric  vehicle   ac0vi0es  in  Latvia  37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee0ng,  October  2012     37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  2. 2. EV  introduc0on  in  Latvia  Ø  Electric  vehicles  in  Latvia  introduced  rela0vely  late  Ø  E-­‐mobility  mostly  developed  by  private  and  NGO  sectors   Ø  First   charging   sta0on   installed   in   Riga   in   2010   by   local   charging   sta0on   manufacturer  (ELTUS).   Ø  Several  NGOs  are  ac0ve  in  this  field  such  as  Zero  Emission  Mobility  Support   Society,  Green  energy  technology  cluster  (Kurzeme  Business  Incubator)   represen0ng  –  60  companies.     Ø  Pilot  projects  in  municipali0es  (Riga,  Liepaja)  and  state  owned  companies   (Latvenergo,  Rigas  Sa0ksme)  Ø  In  2012  Latvian  Centre  for  Excellence  in  E-­‐mobility  was  created.    Ø  First  state  support  program  expected  in  2013.   37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  3. 3. E-­‐mobility  development  mo0va0on  Poli0cal   Economical   Geographical   Environmental  • +  Reduce   • +  high  gas   • +  small   • +  Reduce   energy   prices  for   distances.   pollu0on  –   dependence   local   Makes  it   CO2  • +  EU  policies   purchase   suitable    for   emissions.   regarding   power   implemen0ng   “Green”   CO2  emission   current  e-­‐ electricity   reduc0on   • -­‐  No   mobility   mix.   incen0ves   technology  • -­‐  Budgetary   from   restric0ons   government   • -­‐  Cold  climate   37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  4. 4. EV  policies  and  regula0on  Ø   Currently  minimal  exis0ng  na0onal  policies   Ø No  EV  charging  policies,  no  non-­‐financial  incen0ves  on  na0onal   level     Ø Financial  incen0ves   Ø Some  exis0ng  tax  reliefs     Ø  Car  tax  (one  0me)  –  depending  on  CO2  emission  level  –  0  LVL  for  EVs   Ø  Vehicle  opera0on  tax  (annually)  –  EVs  are  exempt.     Ø Disincen0ves   Ø ICE  car  conversion  to  EVs  –  each  converted  vehicle  has  to  be  approved   individually   37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  5. 5. EV  policies  and  regula0on  (2)  Ø   Two  municipali0es  with  EV  policies:  Riga  and  Jurmala   Ø Riga  sustainable  energy  plan     Ø Expressed  support  for  introduc0on  of  EV’s.     Ø EV  charging  infrastructure  not  included  un0l  2014.   Ø Support  for  free  EV  parking  on  Riga  city  streets  and   municipal  car  parks     Ø Support  for  free  EV  entrance  in  Jūrmala  City  and  Riga  Old   Town.   37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  6. 6. EV  Industry  (1)  Ø EV  manufacturing:  2  companies:   Ø OSCar  -­‐  extended  range  electric  rally  car  “eO”  (2011)   Ø Amoplant  -­‐  HEV  busses  “CITEA”  (Start  of  produc0on   planned  by  the  end  of  2012)  Ø   ICE  vehicle  conversion  to  EVs:  3  companies   Ø   Specenergo   Ø Elektroauto   Ø Electric  Rhino  Run   37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  7. 7. EV  Industry:  manufacturing  (2)  Ø OSCar  EO  extended  range  electric  rally  car    -­‐   par0cipa0ng  in  Rally  Dakar  2011   37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  8. 8. EV  Industry  (2)  Ø  EV  components     Ø  1  EV  invertor  manufacturing  company  (OSCar)  Ø  Infrastructure  manufacturing   Ø  3  charging  sta0on  manufacturing  companies  (Eltus;    Green  Science,  Amber   Power)   Ø  1  wireless  charging  equipment  manufacturer  (RS  Factor)  Ø  Baiery  technology     Ø  Applied  Electronics  Labs  –  baiery  forma0on  technologies  and  laboratory   equipment   Ø  Batergo    -­‐    Al-­‐Fe-­‐O  baiery  development   37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  9. 9. On  the  road  (1)  Ø Economic  crisis  in  2008-­‐2009  extremely  affected   vehicle  market  in  Latvia  –  drop  by  88%:   Ø 2007    -­‐  35839  new  cars  sold   Ø 2009  –  4163  new  cars  sold  Ø Market  recovery  in  years  2010-­‐2012         2011       2012.9  months   Total    purchased  cars   43468   37044   Total  new  cars   10434   24%   9655   26%   EVs   2   0.02%   9   0.1%   Extended  range  EVs   1   0.01%   1   0.01%   HEVs     115   1.1%  na   -­‐-­‐   37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  10. 10. On  the  road  (2)  Ø Number  of  cars  in  09.2012:   Ø 698  thousand  vehicles   Ø 348  thousand  (50%)  –  petrol  cars   Ø 312  thousand  (45%)  –  diesel  cars   Ø 38  thousand  (5%)  –  natural  gas     Ø 11  –  electric  vehicles   Ø   2  –  extended  range  vehicles  (electric  +  diesel  engine)  Ø Sales  expecta0ons  2013-­‐2020   Ø 350  electric  vehicles  in  2015   Ø 10000  electric  vehicles  by  2020     37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  11. 11. On  the  road  (3)  Ø  Currently  available  EVs:   Ø  Mitsubishi  iMiew  (2011)   Ø  FIAT  Fiorino  Electricco  (2011)   Ø  Tazzari  Zero  (2011)   Ø  Th!nk  City  (2012)   Ø  Mia  Electric  (2012)   Ø  Opel  Ampera  (2012)  Ø  Companies  that  are  bringing  EVs  to  Latvia  in  2013   Ø  Nissan   Ø  Renault  Ø  Currently  available  low-­‐speed  EVs     Ø  Melex   Ø  Alke   37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  12. 12. Charging  infrastructure  Ø 9  Charging  loca0ons  in  3  ci0es   Ø 7  -­‐  Riga,  1  -­‐  Jurmala,  1  –  Jelgava   Ø 8  charging  points  3.7  kW,    1  –  20kW   Ø 8  electricity  for  free,  payment  for  parking;  Ø All  charging  sta0ons  are  either  in  private  parking  lots   or  public  areas  installed  by  NGOs   37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  13. 13. Planned  developments  in  2013  Ø  E-­‐mobility  included  in  Na0onal  Development  Plan  for  2014-­‐2020  Ø  Proposed  grant  programme  for  new  EV  vehicle  purchases:   Ø   50%  grant    (up  to  18000  EUR)  –  financed  by  sales  of  CO2  emission   Ø  One-­‐0me  support,  individual  applica0ons  on  project  basis    Ø  Development  of  Na0onal  E-­‐mobility  Program,  e-­‐mobility  policy  development  and  implementa0on.    Ø  Support  for  E-­‐mobility  industry   Ø  Support  for  e-­‐mobility  companies  in  Green  Technology  Cluster   Ø  Support  for  pilot  projects  and  scien0fic  research  in  Centre  for  Excellency  in  E-­‐ mobility   37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  
  14. 14. Thank  you!                Latvian  Center  for  Excellency  in  E-­‐mobility  Aivars  Rubenis  tel.  +371  29462363  aivars.rubenis@latea.lv     37th  IA-­‐HEV  ExCo  mee1ng,  October  15,    2012  

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