To help support people with the move to an electric vehicle, the Scottish Government has a range of funding available. If you live in Scotland, find out if you’re eligible for a grant or loan to help you buy an electric vehicle or electric bike.
The Low Carbon Transport Loan (also known as the Electric Vehicle Loan) is an interest-free loan with a repayment period of up to 6 years. It is managed by the Energy Saving Trust, on behalf of the Scottish Government and currently offers drivers:
There’s also the option of a second hand electric vehicle loan which can be repaid over 5 years. It offers drivers:
To apply for an electric vehicle loan, contact Home Energy Scotland on 0808 808 2282 or visit www.homeenergyscotland.org.
If you have a driveway, you could get funding to help install a charge point for your electric vehicle. Not only is this convenient, but you could save money by charging your electric vehicle overnight when electricity is cheapest.
Grants of up to £300 are available for households, with an additional £100 for those who live in the most remote locations in Scotland. This grant is on top of funding of £350 from the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV).
Find out more about charge point funding at Energy Saving Trust.
The interest-free eBike is repaid over 4 years and entitles households to:
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