The government offers grants to support the wider use of electric and hybrid vehicles via the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).
The governments objective is that by 2050, almost every car and van in the UK will be a zero emission
Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme
The Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) provides grant funding of up to 75% towards the cost of installing an electric vehicle chargepoints at domestic properties across the UK (maximum installation cost £500 including VAT) per household/eligible vehicle.
The government recognise that the largest proportion of electric vehicle (EV) charging will be carried out at home. Therefore the availability of accessible and affordable domestic charging options is key to increasing the uptake of plug-in vehicles in the UK.
To find out more about your eligibility for the scheme click here.
Workplace Charging Scheme
The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) is a voucher-based scheme that provides support towards the up-front costs of the purchase and installation of electric vehicle charge-points, for eligible businesses, charities and public sector organisations.
WCS is a voucher-based scheme designed to provide eligible applicants with support towards the upfront costs of the purchase and installation of EV chargepoints. The contribution is limited to £300 for each socket up to a maximum of 20 across all sites for each application.
To find out more click here.
On-street Residential Chargepoint Scheme
The On-street Residential Chargepoint Scheme (ORCS) provides grant funding for local authorities towards the cost of installing on-street residential chargepoints for plug-in electric vehicles.
For more information on the grants available click here.