Livewest have built two brand new offices in Skypark, Devon and Tolvaddon, Cornwall where we have installed eo electric vehicle charge points.
Livewest are taking advantage of the 'Work Place Charging Scheme' which the government has recently increased from £300 to £500 grant funding per charger.
The eo charging solution allows both for private and business users to charge their vechiles via the eo charging mobile app.
Project value: Circa £20K total install cost - WCS funding £9K - Total cost - £11k
No. of chargers installed: 18 charge points across 3 sites.
How to qualify for the Workplace Charging Scheme
The Workplace Charging Scheme is available to any business, charity or public authority.
You must have off-street parking.
No electric vehicle (EV) proof is needed, but you will need to clarify a 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 Workplace Charging Scheme 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.
The voucher code is valid for 120 days from the date of issue.
What are the benefits of electric car charging stations for business?
30% of electric vehicle drivers do their charging at work.
Employees can save nearly £1,000 a year in fuel costs.
Electric vehicle charging can be offered to visitors.
You can reduce employee benefit in kind tax by up to 86% for company cars.*
A green fleet can help reduce CO2 emissions and reach sustainability goals.