OLEV Grants

The Government wants to help you to turn electric

The Government currently supports the purchase electric cars and vehicles with the Plug-in Vehicle Grant. The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has a list of eligible vehicles.

Alongside the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme to assist with costs of installation of a home charger as well as the Workplace Charging Scheme.

  • Motorbikes: zero carbon dioxide emissions and a zero emission range of at least 31 miles.
  • Mopeds: zero carbon dioxide emissions and a zero emission range of at least 19 miles.
  • Vans: carbon dioxide emissions of less than 75g/km and a zero emission range of at least 10 miles.

The Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme

OLEV electric home charge scheme grant contributes towards the installation of a homecharger for plug-in vehicles. They will provid a grant of up to 75 per cent of the eligible costs of chargepoint (installation capped at £500, inc VAT) for the registered keeper.

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