Who are OLEV?

OLEV (Office for Low Emission Vehicles) are part of the Department of Transport and are responsible for:


  • Government grants to reduce the upfront cost of new Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs)
  • Setting a programme of research through the Technology Strategy Board and supporting wider green growth opportunities
  • encouraging UK businesses to seize commercial opportunities in the ULEV sector
  • raising awareness, developing and strengthen the capability of ULEV manufacturing, demonstration and the associated UK supply chain
  • developing a nationwide recharging infrastructure strategy
  • contributing to the development of new carbon dioxide emissions standards
The OLEV Grant also known as Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) provides up to £500 off the cost of purchasing & installing a home charging point.

What grants are available

Find out more about the OLEV EVHS and the OLEV grant schemes. We can also install electric car charging points under the OLEV workplace charging scheme.

For Home

Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme Grant (EVHS)

The Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) provides grant funding of up to 75% (capped at £500) towards the cost of installing electric vehicle charge points at domestic properties across the UK.

Customer guidance: EVHC Scheme
Find out more about the OLEV EVHS and the OLEV grant schemes. We can also install electric car charging points under the OLEV workplace charging scheme.

For Business

Workplace Charge Scheme (WCS)

The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) is a voucher-based scheme that provides support towards the up-front costs of the purchase and installation of electric vehicle charge-points, for eligible businesses, charities and public sector organisations.

Customer guidance: WCS Scheme

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