OLEV eligibility criteria - ENGIE EV charge point

You can save £500 off the price of the ENGIE EV charge point through the OLEV Homecharge scheme. This means you only need to pay from £379 if you have applied for, or switched to, the ENGIE EV Home tariff, otherwise it costs from £449. The full criteria can be viewed in full here, but a summary is below:

  • You must have taken keepership of a new or second hand electric vehicle on or after 1 April 2015
  • It must be one of the vehicles defined by OLEV as eligible for the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme included in the list here
  • You must have use of the vehicle for at least 6 months from the date you take keepership or control of the vehicle
  • The date of installation must not be more than 4 months ahead of the delivery or start date of vehicle use
  • You are one of the following:
    • The registered keeper of an electric vehicle, for example you have purchased the car yourself and it is registered in your name
    • You have a leasing or a finance agreement for the electric vehicle, for example you have acquired the vehicle through a Leasing Agreement, Personal Contract Hire Agreement or Personal Contract Purchase Agreement
    • You are the nominated primary user of a company eligible electric vehicle, for example you have ongoing access to an electric vehicle through your employer
    • You have leased the vehicle as part of a salary-sacrifice scheme

 

Additionally, you’ll need to meet the following installation criteria:

  • Your property is located in mainland UK and you have dedicated off-street parking
  • You own the property or have landlord consent to install a charge point
  • You have not already claimed the grant
  • By claiming the grant, you are not exceeding the limit of two OLEV funded charge points per household

See full OLEV Homecharge Scheme eligibility criteria.

ENGIE EV Home charge point - OLEV eligible documents required

To be eligible for the OLEV grant that will reduce the cost of your charge point by £500, you will need to provide us with one of the following documents:

If you own the electric vehicle outright

A copy of your vehicle log book (V5C).

 

If you are leasing the electric vehicle

You will need to provide a copy on headed documentation providing evidence that you are the user of an eligible electric vehicle for a minimum of 6 months through one of the following:

  • Leasing Confirmation
  • Hire Purchase Agreement
  • Personal Contract Hire Agreement
  • Personal Contract Purchase Agreement
  • Motability Order or Contract
  • Letter from Leasing Company or other appropriate party providing use of the vehicle (must include a Company Registration Number)

 

If the electric vehicle is an employer electric vehicle

You’ll need to complete the letter template in Annex I of the OLEV form here and return this to ENGIE. The text should be included on company-headed paper and signed by a senior member of the company with financial or fleet responsibility such as a company director, fleet manager or finance director. If company-headed paper is not available, please ensure the employer’s address details are included in the letter.

 

If you have leased the vehicle as part of a salary-sacrifice scheme

You must provide a letter from your employer as shown in Annex I of the OLEV form here and this must include a Company Registration Number, VAT-registration number or attach a separate HMRC registration confirmation.

Standard Installation

Our standard installation for the ENGIE EV charge point includes the following:

  • The maximum run of cable is 10 metres from consumer unit (fuse box) to the charge point location
  • The property’s consumer unit (fuse box) must have a spare fuse point for the outgoing charge point circuit
  • The cable to the charge point will be neatly surface mounted
  • There are no associated ground works, for example trenches that require digging to lay cables
  • The property must have earthing compliance with current regulations and the charge point must be able to utilise the property’s earthing arrangement
  • The charge point must be fixed to the wall of the property

Additional remedial works and extra works to a standard installation

  • Metal clad one way consumer unit RCD protected, inclusive of meter tails, RCD and MCB: £180.00
  • Single 100Amp double pole isolator: £110.00
  • Earth Bond to Gas & Water: £195.00
  • Cable run above 10 metres: £15.00
  • Installation of RCBO: £95.00
  • Cancellation by customer within 24 hours of agreed appointment: £70.00

Conditions

  • Schedule of Rates applicable in working hours; Monday - Friday 08:00 to 16:30
  • Any associated ground works to be pre-surveyed and quoted