Charging Points Grant

Funding is in place to support North East businesses looking to install a charging point. And if you want to train for a career in the low carbon vehicle industry, Gateshead College is the place to go.

By on March 24, 2012 2:05 PM

There are grants available to support the purchase and installation of charging points for businesses in North East England that want to be part of the EV network.

At the moment, the funding ranges from 50-100% of the overall £5,000 cost, and the grant level differs depending on geographical location and business type. Those interested in discussing the options can get in touch by email or by calling 0191 490 2474.


• Host to provide free parking space and access

• Host to provide free electricity for EV charging for the length of the project (until March 2013)

• Host to allow other EV drivers to access the post

• Host to maintain equipment for at least 5 years.

For more information about the grants available for organisations in North East England visit the Lead the Charge website.

Find out about the low carbon vehicle training available in North East England here.

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