There are two main elements to the OZEV Grant Scheme.
The UK Government has funding available for individuals who are looking to add an EV ChargePoint to their property.
What is a ChargePoint? A ChargePoint is simply the, often wall-mounted, device that is connected to your property’s electrical feed and supplies the correct facilities to charge your electric vehicle.
At the time of writing, the EV ChargePoint grant provides up to 75% of the cost toward the installation of your ChargePoint. This grant can only be used on Domestic properties.
Who is eligible? Currently the only individuals eligible for the grants are those who own a flat, rent any kind of residential property, or are landlords.
I own a flat/rent a residential property. Good News. You are eligible for either £350 or 75% of the cost to buy and install a ChargePoint, whichever amount is lower. You can apply for this grant so long as:
There are some restrictions around the scheme, these include:
Businesses classed as SME’S or any customer who is listed below can get grants to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure installed into their workplace or residential car park, as your installer, we would apply for this grant on your behalf.
Others eligible for the grant, include:
In this instance, SME’s are defined as businesses with no more than 249 employees. Furthermore, in order to be eligible for the grant you must:
The grant will cover no more than 75% of the cost for the installation of the required infrastructure currently needed as well as cover funding for future planned infrastructure – plus the cost of any ChargePoints installed.
This grant has a limit of £15,000.
You could get up to:
If you are claiming for infrastructure then you must support a minimum of 5 parking spaces and have at least one working ChargePoint.
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If you’ve read through our documentation on the OZEV Grant Scheme and believe you would be eligible for funding, then get in touch and we can help clarify this for you.