On the day that the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) £350 grant ends, JustPark, the UK’s leading driveway sharing platform has launched its all-new EV Rewards programme alongside its first incentive: a £350 JustCharge Grant towards buying and installing a home charging unit.
This will help drivers making the switch to electrified cars easier to navigate and afford. With the OZEV grant (formerly OLEV) ending today, March 31st 2022, the first incentive through the programme is a £350 grant available to all homeowners to apply for.
JustCharge helps ease the transition to EVs in two ways. As the 2030 ban on the sale of new Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) draws nearer, demand for public charging infrastructure is dramatically outstripping supply. JustCharge, unlocks a national network of driveway charging spaces – making the switch to EV a much more viable and cost effective solution for the more than 50% of UK households without access to off-street parking or charging. With a home charging point typically being free 90% of the time, JustCharge offers a way for charging point owners to offset their EV ownership costs.
This £350 grant, available through the JustCharge EV Rewards Programme, will be taken off the total cost of buying and installing a home charging unit. This £350 value was the same value of the original EVHS OZEV (nee OLEV) grant fee for the same service.
With 500 grants available, the application process is now open to all homeowners with off-street parking. This includes drivers who do not currently own an EV, which was a stipulation of the government grant. This will help more households make the switch by assisting them with their own private charging infrastructure ahead of purchasing their first electric vehicle.
Successful grants will be provided to applicants through a vetting process undertaken by JustPark. Those chosen could also earn on average £700 in a year, as they will also be enrolled in the JustCharge community charging network for a minimum of 12 months, which is a mandated requirement for the grant.
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