The state wants to support the Gigafactory with one billion euros

The state wants to support the Gigafactory with one billion euros

The Federal Ministry of Economics apparently wants to fund the battery factory in Brandenburg with more than one billion euros. The final building permit is still pending.

US Electric Car Manufacturers Tesla According to a media report, you can expect government funding of around 1.1 billion euros from the European Battery Cell Program. Berlin’s “Tagespiegel” reported on Sunday that funding from the federal economics ministry is ready for approval.

Upon request, the federal ministry stated that there was “no final figure yet” for funding. Tesla As part of the battery project. The Brandenburg Ministry of Economics did not comment on the report.

Tesla funding should be settled by the end of the year

will be in tesla Grunheide Not only did he build his first electric car factory in Europe near Berlin, but he also mass-produced battery cells there. The Federal Ministry of Economics said the process of determining the specific amount of funding was not yet complete.

‚ÄúPlease understand that we cannot provide any information about the amount of funding from the federal government or state participation prior to the release of the grant notification. The notification is currently being intensively prepared and is planned for the fourth quarter of 2021. has been created.”

Environment permit for factory building still open

NS European Union Commission At the beginning of the year approved a second billion in aid to support battery production in Europe. Germany and eleven other EU countries can provide up to 2.9 billion euros in addition to making progress with electromobility be successful Tesla in Brandenburg could also benefit from funding. Germany is coordinating the second battery programme.

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In the Grunheide, the production of electric vehicles Start, but Tesla is now targeting the end of the year. The company is currently building through a preliminary permit as the final decision on environmental permits by the state of Brandenburg is still pending. When the verdict will come is still open. Each year 500,000 vehicles are expected to be rolled off the assembly line in Grunheide, Brandenburg.

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