ELMO – ESTONIAN ELECTROMOBILITY PROGRAMME
ELMO stands for electromobility in Estonia. ELMO programme promotes emission free personal transportation and electric cars in order to achieve better city environment, energy efficiency and fuel independence.
The Government of the Republic of Estonia concluded a contract with Mitsubishi Corporation for the sale of AAUs in the amount of 10 million AAUs to start the Estonian electromobility programme.
The programme consists of three parts:
- 507 Mitsubishi iMiev electric cars will be used by the Ministry of Social Affairs as an example,
- the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications will develop a support system for private persons for acquisition of electric cars and
- quick charging infrastructure for electric cars will be created to cover the whole country.
The creation of both the support scheme and infrastructure will be organised and managed by KredEx.
The programme period is 2011-2014 as agreed between the Estonian Government and Mitsubishi Corporation