The government offers grants to support the wider use of electric and hybrid vehicles via the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV). 

This Incudes:

  • Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme
  • Workplace Charging Scheme
  • Chargepoint authorisation
  • On-street Residential Chargepoint Scheme

Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme

The Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) provides grant funding of up to 75% towards the cost of installing electric vehicle chargepoints at domestic properties across the UK.

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.

Chargepoint authorisation

For manufacturers of electric vehicle chargepoint units to apply for their chargepoints  to become authorised under the Electric Vehicle  Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) and Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS).

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.

To find out more about the grant schemes available, please visit the website using the link provided on the right hand side.