£14.2M released for LEVI infrastructure

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Some £14.2M in funding has been released, with the first local authorities approved for LEVI capital funding for public on-street electric vehicle chargepoints and infrastructure.

Following approval by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV), the funding will support local authorities to work with the chargepoint industry to improve the availability of charging for electric vehicle drivers who don’t have access to off-street parking.

Launched in March 2023, the £381M LEVI Fund is a key part of the UK’s commitment to decarbonise transport. With the UK’s zero emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate requiring 100% of new cars and new vans sold in Great Britain to be zero emission by 2035, the LEVI Fund is vital for supporting local authorities to increase public EV chargepoints, particularly for residents who don’t have off-street

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