What EV charger grants are available?

OLEV Grants are designed to give UK drivers an added incentive to go green and opt for an electric vehicle.

The funding is provided by the government Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), which has now been renamed to Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV).

OLEV Grants for homeowners

For EV drivers who are likely to charge their vehicle at home, the most relevant OLEV Grant is the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme.

Often referred to as the EVHS initiative, this grant provides up to £350 of funding towards the cost of purchasing and installing a home EV charger.

Basically, the OLEV EVHS Grant is available for most plug-in hybrids and all-electric cars – whether they are new or used.

Each household can claim funding for two installations for eligible vehicles.

OLEV Grants for businesses

Any business, charity or public authority can also benefit from OLEV grants under the separate Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS).

Again, this initiative provides up to £350 off the cost of buying and installing a workplace EV chargers, up to a maximum of 40 sockets.

Read our OZEV Workplace Charging Scheme guide for more information!

Am I eligible for an OLEV Grant?

Homeowners who want to access OLEV EVHS grant funding, need to have bought or leased an eligible all-electric or plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicle in the last six months.

Every all-electric vehicle is eligible, but some plug-in hybrid models do not qualify.

For PHEVs, the vehicle’s CO2 emissions must be below 50g/km.

To qualify for a home EV charger grant, you MUST:

  • Own the property or have written permission from landlord
  • Have access to your own off-street parking
  • Have access to a home WiFi connection
  • Install an OLEV-approved charger

How do I claim the OLEV Grant?

N&P is proud to be a leading installer of EV Chargers in Hull and throughout the Humber region.

Whether you need a home or workplace EV charging socket, we can handle all aspects of the installation – with costs starting from £495 (+VAT).

To claim up to £350 off the cost of your new charging point, apply online and answer a few simple questions.

Our team will check if your vehicle is eligible and apply for an OLEV grant on your behalf.

When is the OLEV grant end date?

If you want to benefit from the latest Government grants, you need to act fast!

According to guidance from the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV), the home and workplace EV charging grants will be reviewed in April 2020.

That means you have until 31st March 2022 to make your application – although qualifying installations can still take place after this date.

To claim an OZEV grant, apply online now and we’ll take care of the entire process for you!

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