Why Is There A Grant For Charging Points?
The government wants to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in the UK, making our air cleaner and reducing CO2 emissions.
If you do lease an electric vehicle, you’ll probably also want to get a charging point installed at your home, assuming you have a garage or driveway. Without a grant, charging points can cost anywhere from £800 to a gargantuan £1,500, depending on the model.
The government EV charger grant, administered by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV), is therefore designed to soften the financial blow of the charger. The official name of the grant is the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS).