Workplace
Charging Scheme

A guide covering what the Workplace Charging Scheme is, how it works and how you can use it to reduce the cost of installing electric car charging points for your business.

Summary

The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) is a grant that businesses can use to reduce the cost of installing electric vehicle chargepoints for their staff by up to £14,000.

  • The WCS grant is capped at £350 per chargepoint socket up to 40 sockets per applicant business.
  • It’s available to any business, charity or public authority, with some conditions.
  • The grant is provided by the government Office for Low Emissions Vehicles.
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What is the Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS)?

The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) is a government scheme for electric vehicles offered by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).

  • The WCS reduces the purchase and installation cost of a new workplace charging station (single socket) by 75% (capped at £350 per socket).
  • A single business can claim for up to a maximum of 40 charge points (e.g. 40 single socket or 20 double socket charge points).
  • You can’t retrospectively claim for existing charge points on your premises
How do I qualify for the Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS)?

The WCS is available to any business, charity or public authority, with some conditions including the following:

  • You must have sufficient off-street parking.
  • While you do not need to currently have electric vehicles as part of your fleet, you will need to express an existing or future need for the business.
  • You must have the charging station installed by an OLEV-approved workplace charging station installer.
How does the Workplace Charging Scheme work?

The WCS is a voucher based system.

  • First you complete an online application
  • If successful you will be emailed a voucher code which you can then present to your OLEV-approved installer which your installer will then use to claim the grant after the installation is complete.
  • The voucher code is valid for 120 days from the date of issue.
How do I qualify for the Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS)?

The WCS is available to any business, charity or public authority, with some conditions including the following:

  • You must have sufficient off-street parking.
  • While you do not need to currently have electric vehicles as part of your fleet, you will need to express an existing or future need for the business.
  • You must have the charging station installed by an OLEV-approved workplace charging station installer
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Eligible for £350 OLEV EVHS grant
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