Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund of Croatia said citizens and enterprises are entitled to an incentive of up to HRK 70,000 (EUR 9,160) when they buy electric or hybrid vehicles. The budget for the project is EUR 982,000. Subsidies are worth up to 40% of the purchase. New hybrid plug-in car owners get up to EUR 6,550, and for hybrid autos the incentive is maximum EUR 3,930 as is for electric scooters, motorbikes and quad bikes. So far EUR 4.45 million was granted for 946 vehicles in two campaigns, environment minister Mihael Zmajlović said.
The fund said on September 8 it secured EUR 1.05 million in incentives in the purchase of 10,000 household devices ranked A+++ by efficiency. The public call will be published in October, the press release said. All the funds of the previous programme were used in just nine days, with 10,000 devices bought, Zmajlović had said in June.