Home charging station bonus 2024: applications open today


Emma Potter

Today, Monday 8 July, the Ministry of Business and Made in Italy officially opens the platform for booking the “Home charging station bonus” intended for the purchase and installation of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.

This incentive is available to individuals and condominiums starting from January 1, 2024.

But how exactly does it work? And who can benefit from it?

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Access to the platform and application procedure

To access the platform and proceed with the bonus request, you must use one of the following authentication systems: Spid, Electronic Identity Card (Cie) or National Services Card (CNS).

Once logged in, you can fill out the electronic request form by following a guided procedure. It is important to have an active certified email address (PEC) to complete the application.

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Regulations and Guidelines

The directorial decree of June 12 established the methods and procedures for granting the contribution in 2024. It is crucial to refer to these guidelines to fully understand the requirements and methods of submitting the application.

The Prime Ministerial Decree of 4 August 2022 specifies that both natural persons resident in Italy and condominiums, represented by the administrator pro-tempore or by a delegated condominium owner, can benefit from the incentive.

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Amounts, limits and eligible expenses

The fund available for 2024 is equal to 20 million euroswith maximum amounts that can be paid out of 1,500 euros for private individuals and up to 8,000 euros for installations in common areas of condominium buildings. These amounts are available until resources are exhausted.

The contribution can be requested against the expenses incurred for the purchase and installation of standard power charging infrastructures.

Eligible expenses include:

  • the purchase and installation of charging infrastructure, including the costs of installing charging stations, electrical systems, strictly necessary building works, monitoring systems and devices;
  • design, construction management, safety and testing costs;
  • costs for connection to the electricity grid, through the activation of a new POD (point of delivery).

Expenses must be subject to traceable payment.

The following are not eligible for the contribution, among others:

  • expenses for taxes, duties and charges of any kind;
  • consultancy expenses with the exception of those provided for in letter b) of the decree;
  • expenses relating to land and real estate;
  • expenses for the purchase of services other than those provided for by the decree, even if functional to the installation;
  • expenses for costs relating to building permits, construction and operation.

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Charging Infrastructure Requirements

Charging infrastructures must be:

  • factory new;
  • standard power;
  • located in the Italian territory and in areas fully available to the beneficiaries;
  • manufactured according to the rules of the art and be provided with a declaration of conformity pursuant to ministerial decree no. 37/2008.

Furthermore, they must be:

  • for private use only and not accessible to the public, if the contribution is requested by a natural person;
  • intended for collective use by condominium owners and not accessible to the public, if the contribution is requested by a condominium.

For further information, you can contact Invitalia, the body that manages the measure on behalf of Mimit, by filling out an online form or calling the toll-free number 800 77 53 97, available from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm.