Grants for Electric Vehicle Chargers
Find a contractor approved by OZEV
Use a contractor approved by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV): Find an electric vehicle chargepoint installer (www.gov.uk)
Where are my nearest electric vehicle chargepoints?
Workplace Charging Scheme
The grant covers up to 75% of the total costs of the purchase and installation of EV chargepoints (inclusive of VAT), capped at a maximum of:
- £350 per socket
- 40 sockets across all sites per applicant e.g. if you wish to install at 40 sites, you will have 1 socket available per site.
An applicant can be any eligible business, charity or public sector organisation that satisfies the scheme terms and conditions and has permission to install at designated off-street parking facilities dedicated to staff and/or fleet use.
EV infrastructure funds for a small-to-medium business
Chargers for Public use
LEVI and ORCS grants for public places.
- Apply for Local EV Infrastructure (LEVI) funding (www.gov.uk)
- On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme (ORCS) guidance for local authorities (www.gov.uk)
Devon has been allocated over £7m in LEVI funding and Mid Devon District Council is actively involved in the county partnership to ensure Mid Devon benefits from the new infrastructure investment.
Smart and flexible car chargers
- New plan sets out steps to unlock the potential of smart electric vehicle charging, including allowing motorists to power their homes using the electricity stored in their electric vehicle
- electric vehicle drivers could save hundreds of pounds each year while cutting emissions by smarter charging of their electric vehicles
- billpayers without electric vehicles will also benefit from a more sustainable, secure and efficient electricity system
- projects, including a street lamppost capable of charging electric vehicles and selling power back to the grid, will receive a share of £16 million funding
The Electric Vehicle Smart Charging Action Plan, published by the government and Ofgem, sets out to support smart charging to make it the preferred method of long duration charging by 2025.
For Homes: the EV Chargepoint Grant
This funds part of the cost to install smart chargepoints at domestic properties across the UK. The EV chargepoint grant replaced the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) on 01 April 2022.
There are 2 government funding sources for installing EV chargepoints at a property you own:
- an EV chargepoint grant
- an EV infrastructure grant
You can use an infrastructure grant and a chargepoint grant on the same property.
Grants for your customers! These OZEV grants are available towards the installation of EV chargepoints and infrastructure:
- chargepoint grant for renters and flat owners
- chargepoint and infrastructure grant for business staff and fleet car parks
- chargepoint and infrastructure grant for landlords, including car parks
- Workplace Charging Scheme
How to claim the chargepoint grant on behalf of residential and commercial landlords as a chargepoint installer.