Quick-charging stations for electrical vehicles shall be inbuilt Geelong.
Greater than $16 million in federal grants shall be made out there for the stations as a part of the federal government’s Future Fuels Fund.
The Coalition is hoping extra folks will begin utilizing electrical vehicles whereas additionally bettering motorist confidence.
Vitality and Emissions Discount Minister Angus Taylor mentioned the primary spherical grants would goal regional areas, together with Geelong.
“The primary spherical of the Future Fuels Fund will encourage extra EV fleet uptake in metropolitan areas and cut back considerations about their capability to journey longer distances in regional Australia,” he mentioned.
“This system will make it simpler for customers in regional Australia, in addition to fleet homeowners, taxi operators and companies, to entry the infrastructure they should embrace new applied sciences.”
Mr Taylor mentioned they anticipated every regional space to have at the least 4 of the stations every.
Purposes shut on April 6.
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