UK businesses only have until the 31st March 2024 to take advantage of the Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS). A scheme in which they could save up to £14,000 off their EV Charging Infrastructure.
What is the Workplace Charging Scheme?
The Workplace Charging Scheme is a UK Government backed voucher scheme that allows elligable parties to receive funding to go towards their EV Charging infrastructure.
Who Can Take Advantage of the WCS?
- Businesses of all kinds
- Public Sector Organisations
It is available to all areas of the UK mainland (England, Scotland, Wales Northern Ireland) but not the Channel Islands or Isle of Man.
Applicants only need to declare a need for Workplace EV Charging, they don’t need to currently posses an EV at the time of their application.
The Charge Points must be located on the businesses dedicated off-street parking, either on-site or within a reasonable walking distance. There is no restrictions on who uses this parking, whether it be employees, guests, customers etc.
How Does the Scheme Work?
The grant covers up to 75% of the total costs of the purchase and installation of EV Charge Points – capped at a maximum of:
- £350 per socket (£14,000 total)
- 40 sockets across all sites for the same applicant
How Can I Apply for the Workplace Charging Scheme?
Applicants should start by filling out the online application form to receive a unique voucher code by email. They would then forward this code to us, an OZEV approved installer, where we would process it and deduct the grant from your total payable cost.
Some of Our Favourite Workplace EV Charging Projects
Oberoi Business Hub
If you have any questions at all about the WCS, EV Charging or anything else please get in contact with us. You can Request a Callback from one of our EV Business Development Managers who will be able to talk you through Workplace EV Charging in any amount of detail you want.
In the meantime, you can see how much Workplace EV Charging could cost your business by using our Commercial EV ‘Get a Quote’ Calculator. All quotes are generated instantly and can be tailored to your needs.