Croatia is going green as the government have announced an increase in the number of electric charging stations for cars around the country.
According to details from the Croatian Electric Company (HEP) there are currently 46 ELEN vehicle charging stations in Croatia, whilst the company also announced that this year they will install fast-charging stations along the Croatian highways. In 2011 there were only 9,400 electric vehicles in the European Union, but this number has grown rapidly and in 2016 there were 91,000 electric vehicles in the EU.
A senior official in the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy commented that the government has plans to increase the number of charging stations throughout the country. Along with this step the government have also announced state subsidies for drivers wishing to purchase electric vehicles.