EMRA’s “Charging Service Regulation” was published in the Official Gazette. Accordingly, charging network operation will be carried out under the charging network operator license obtained from EMRA.
The license cannot be transferred under any circumstances. The license can be granted for a maximum of 49 years. The license period may be extended upon the request of the license holder, starting from the end of the license period and considering the maximum license period foreseen.
50 CHARGING UNITS WILL BE INSTALLED IN 6 MONTHS
The charging network operator will create a charging network consisting of at least 50 charging units and charging stations in at least 5 different districts within 6 months from the effective date of its license. At least 5 percent of the charging units in the charging network and at least 50 percent of the charging units located on the highways and state highways under the responsibility of the General Directorate of Highways will have to be of DC 50 kilowatt (kW) and above charging capacity.
In order to meet the electricity needs of the charging station, an electricity generation facility based on renewable energy sources and an electricity storage facility integrated into the consumption facility will be established within the charging station. Persons providing charging service within 4 months from the date of entry into force of the regulation will have to adapt their status to this regulation.
According to the news in CNN Türk, it has been decided that the minimum capital amount for legal entities that will apply for a charging network operator license is 4 million 500 thousand liras.
The license fee for the charging network operator license, which will be applied in 2022, has been determined as 300 thousand liras, the license amendment fee of 14 thousand liras and the cost of issuing a copy of the license as 3 thousand liras.