Growth in the number of electric and hybrid vehicles in the Neston area and on UK roads has led to a rising demand for EV chargers at home and at places of work. Applegarth Engineering is a specialist in electrical and mechanical installations.
Applegarth Engineering are an approved installer of electric vehicle EV Chargers. The EV Chargers we install are for both domestic and commercial use, whether you need a plug-in point at your home or in a business car park. The EV Chargers we install are suitable for fully electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Our team are able to install anything from a 3kw domestic EV Charger to a 50w commercial EV charge point.
What Is OLEV?
OLEV is the government Office for Low Emission Vehicles, which aims to provide support for low emission vehicles across the UK. One of their main targets, is to reduce air pollution on UK roads, by providing £900 million in funding to develop the infrastructure and use of ultra-low emission vehicles. The OLEV grant scheme aims to tackle the underdeveloped electric vehicle charge point infrastructure by providing funding for EV charge point installation for domestic and commercial markets.
What Is The OLEV Grant Scheme?
As an accredited OLEV installer, we can apply for the OLEV grant on your behalf and use the grant to help cover the cost of your EV charge point installation. There are three grant schemes currently available:
- Electric vehicle homecharge scheme
- Workplace charge point scheme
- On-street residential charge point scheme
Who Can Apply For The OLEV?
To be eligible for the OLEV grant, to help cover the installation costs of an EV charge point you must meet the following criteria:
- The EV charge point must be installed by an OLEV approved installer
- Your vehicle must be eligible under the scheme
- You must be the registered owner or leaseholder of an electric vehicle
- The EV charger must be placed in reasonable distance (approx. 10m) of the electricity distribution board
Are you interested in an EV charge point? Call us on 0151 649 8350 to learn more about our EV charger installation service. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We install EV charge points in Neston and across Cheshire.