OZEV Grants for homes and workplaces

OZEV grants

There are a few different types of grants available for both homes and businesses.  Below is an outline of the most popular grants. 

Home Charge Point grant

This grant offers up to £350 off the cost of purchasing & installing an electric vehicle charging point. If you qualify for the grant, we will take care of the claim on your behalf as part of your installation.  

Are you eligible for the OZEV Home Charge point grant?

  • You must live in a flat or in rental accommodation
  • You must own, lease or have use of an OZEV eligible electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle
  • You must have private, off-street parking where a charging cable will not cross a pedestrian pavement.
  • The charger must be OZEV-approved. 
  • The date of installation should not be more than four months prior to the date of delivery of the electric vehicle or the date you become the registered driver of the vehicle.
  • You need to use an OZEV-approved installer

For the full eligibility criteria, please visit the Government website

We understand that every property is unique so are always happy to discuss your individual requirements and the most suitable options for you. 

Workplace Charging Scheme

The WCS is a grant that businesses can use to reduce the cost of installing electric vehicle chargepoints for their staff by up to £14,000.

  • The WCS reduces the purchase and installation cost of a new workplace charging station (single socket) by 75% (capped at £350 per socket).
  • A single business can claim for up to a maximum of 40 sockets (e.g. 40 single socket or 20 double socket chargepoints

Is your Business eligible for the Workplace Charging Scheme?

The WCS is available to any business, charity, or public authority with some conditions including the following:

  • You must have sufficient off-street parking which is only used by staff or the fleet and which must be either on-site or a reasonable distance from the place of work.
  • While you do not need to currently have electric vehicles as part of your fleet, you will need to express an existing or future need for the business.
  • You must have the charging station installed by an OZEV-approved WCS installer (us)!

Small accommodation businesses such as hotels, holiday/ short stay lets, campsites and holiday parks have also recently been added to the list of eligible businesses, and they have a slightly different eligibility criteria.

For the full eligibility criteria, please visit the Government website

We understand that every business is different and so we are always happy to discuss your individual requirements and the most suitable options for you. Contact our friendly team today.

Education institutions Charging Scheme

Workplace Charging Scheme for state-funded education institutions

Grant for eligible state-funded education institutes to provide support towards the costs of the purchase, installation and infrastructure of electric vehicle chargepoints.

You can get 75% off the cost to buy and install chargepoints up to a maximum of:   

  • £2500 per socket 

  • 40 sockets across all sites

Eligibility

This grant is for state-funded schools and education institutions. Independent schools may apply for funding through the Workplace Charging Scheme.

It is available in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. 

You must have:  

  • an existing or future need for charging an electric vehicle  
  • designated off-street parking facilities that are clearly associated with your premises (the parking may be used by customers, guests, visitors, staff or others)  
  • had a site survey done by an installer, who has confirmed that your site can support EV charging  
  • not have applied for a grant for the same chargepoint under the EV infrastructure grant for staff and fleets or any other grant scheme   
  • have the authority to apply for the Workplace Charging Scheme on behalf of your organisation  
  • received less that £315,000 in minimal financial assistance over the past 3 fiscal years 

Academy trusts  

Academy trusts can apply for up to the maximum of 40 sockets for each institution within the academy trust.  

For the full eligibility criteria, please visit the Government website

The Landlord Grant Scheme

This grant is for companies/ individuals that rent, lease or manage residential or commercial properties and want to install EV chargepoints on their properties.  

  • A Landlord can receive up to 200 grants per financial year.
  • A Landlord must be VAT registered or registered at Companies House to apply
  • The property must fall within the eligibility criteria and have private parking
  • Holiday rental properties are not covered by this grant, however may be covered under the Workplace Grant.

As there are so many types of Landlords and eligibility criteria, the best thing to do would be to look at the Government website to check if you are eligible.

We understand that every application is different and so we are always happy to discuss your individual requirements and the most suitable options for you. Contact our friendly team today.

At a glance

OZEV approved installer

Up to £350 off installation cost

We manage the claim on your behalf

Local reliable support team

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