What is OLEV?
The OLEV Grant put simply refers to a goverment grant designed to make
In the context of home charging, the “OLEV Grant” refers to a government grant for electric car home chargers, provided by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).
The OLEV Grant, specifically named the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS), provides up to £350 off the cost of purchasing & installing a home charging point from 1st April 2020.
EV home chargers installed before 1st April 2020 benefit from a higher £500 OLEV grant.
It’s available for most electric cars and plug-in hybrid cars, old or new.
You can claim one chargepoint per eligible vehicle and up to two eligible vehicles per household.
An additional grant of up to £300 is available to Scottish EV drivers via the Energy Savings Trust Scotland.
OLEV also offer the separate Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) grant which can be claimed by any business, charity or public authority and provides up to £350 off the cost of purchasing & installing workplace chargingpoints, up to 40 sockets.