The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) is a government scheme for electric vehicles offered by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles OLEV.
WCS is a voucher-based scheme that provides support towards the up-front costs of the purchase and installation of electric vehicle charge points.It potentially reduces the purchase and installation cost of a new workplace charging station (single socket) by 75% (capped at £500 per socket).
The ‘Rules applying to previous Workplace Charging Scheme vouchers’ document explains:
- whether your voucher can be eligible for a contribution up to £500
- what you need to do to benefit from this, if it can