The implementation of the project aims at contributing to the popularization of electric vehicles as clean, ecological and economical transport, thus creating good practices and motivating other cities in the country to start building networks of ecologically clean transport. The project envisages the purchase and installation of 300 charging stations in the territory of the 21 eligible cities in Southern Bulgaria to serve the electric vehicles in the territory of the eligible cities. The project seeks to affect the improvement and development of integrated urban transport in Southern Bulgaria by providing a wide network of electric charging stations, which will support the development of alternative and ecological transport and help reduce air pollution, as well as have an impact on the levels of noise and contamination with fine dust particles.
The total budget EUR 1.16 mln, out of them EUR 873 880 are made available through the "Sustainable Cities Fund". EUR 515 589 are provided as co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund under the OP "Regions in Growth"2014-2020, EUR 358 291 are co-funded by the "Sustainable Cities Fund". The remaining resource is own funding.
The project can be considered a good practice and contributes to improving clean mobility in smaller towns.