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Electric Vehicle Chargepoints

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Grants for Electric Vehicle Chargers

As EV chargers become more common, there is growing interest from communities, residents and workplaces looking into how to get a suitable model installed. Below are links to the web pages that advise on grants available, as well as approved suppliers, installers and EV 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 ( 

Where are my nearest electric vehicle chargepoints? 

View EV charger provision across the country on the interactive ZAP-MAP with details of charger types, networks and status. 


Workplace Charging Scheme

Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS): guidance for applicants (

The WCS is open to businesses, charities and public sector organisations that meet the applicant and site eligibility criteria. 

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.  

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 for smart electric vehicle (EV) charging could save consumers up to £1000 a year (

  • 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. 

For Installers

Grants for your customers! These OZEV grants are available towards the installation of EV chargepoints and infrastructure:

How to claim the chargepoint grant on behalf of residential and commercial landlords as a chargepoint installer