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Workplace Charging Scheme

Summary The Workplace Charging Scheme (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 grant is capped at £350 per chargepoint socket up to a maximum 40 sockets per applicant business. It’s available to any businesses, charity, public authority, or s …

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OZEV Grant: A Complete Guide

Summary In the context of home charging, the “OZEV Grant” refers to a government grant for electric car home chargers, provided by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV). The OZEV EV chargepoint grant provides up to £350 off the cost of purchasing and installing a home charging point. You can only claim one chargepoint per eligible vehicle and h …

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On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme

Summary The On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme provides grant funding for local authorities to install on-street charging points for use by electric vehicle drivers in their area. The scheme provides up to  £7,500  towards a chargepoint. It is designed to provide charging infrastructure for electric car drivers who can’t have a home charger instal …

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EV Charging Connector Types and Speeds

Summary Similar to phone charging cables, car charging cables tend to have two connectors, one that plugs into the vehicle socket and the other into the chargepoint itself. The type of connector you need varies by vehicle and the power rating (“speed”) of the chargepoint. * Electric vehicles either have a Type 1 or Type 2 socket for slow/f …

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Motability Grant for Electric Cars

Summary The cost to charge an electric car in the UK varies between home, work and public charging. For a typical electric car with a 60kWh battery and ~200 mile range: Charging at home: Costs about £15.10 for a full charge. * Charging at work: Many employer …

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Plug-In Car Grant: A Complete Guide

Summary The UK plug-in vehicle grant is administered by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV). It is designed to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in the UK by reducing the initial cost to drivers. It offers up to £500 off the price of eligible motorcycles, £150 off eligible mopeds, and up to £5,000 off eligible vans (£2,500 for small …

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