Local authorities in the UK are eligible for funding.
The applicant authority must have the explicit support of the relevant highways authority that has responsibility for maintenance of the highway on the residential streets where chargepoints are to be located. This support must be obtained before any application is submitted. Applications may be made by an allocated ‘lead’ authority for a project that spans across multiple local authorities, as long as the relevant conditions can be met for each proposed chargepoint.
The funding available is for 60% of the capital costs of procuring and installing the chargepoint and an associated dedicated parking bay (where applicable), in line with OZEV technical specifications.
Capital funding will be provided for the installation of the chargepoint. The capital items that are eligible for claim are limited to:
- The purchase cost of charging unit
- The purchase cost of electrical components related to the chargepoint
- The cost of civil engineering works related to the installation
- Labour costs of the installation
- Hardware costs of the installation.
Where applicable, the capital costs of a parking bay and traffic orders (paint or signage) will be funded.
Focus of fund/fund aims:
Grants up to £100,000 available to local authorities in the UK to help with the costs of procurement and installation of on-street charging points for residential use.
Applications may be submitted at any time