More than 280,000 homes in Scotland are part of housing associations and co-operatives. Often tenants and residents of the wider community don't have access to private, off-street parking spaces, which means they can't participate in the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) market unless they charge solely off public charge points.
Eligible housing associations, cooperatives and constituted community groups in Scotland can bid for a share of the £500,000 of grant funding available from Energy Saving Trust to procure the services of a zero emission car club service for their residents and the wider local community. A car club provides shared access to one or more vehicles as an alternative to private car ownership. This provides:
The webinar available is designed to help prospective applicants develop their proposals so that they meet the desired programme outcomes. Topics include: identifying your target audience and car-club sites, charging infrastructure requirements and funding, designing a sustainable car-club, and marketing and promotional support.
Further to the webinar recording, EST can provide one-to-one support to organisations via phone or via video conference, and where resources allow, in person. Please contact a member of the team on 0131 555 8642 or at email@example.com to make arrangements
Webinar recorded on 5 July available here
Each application should meet the following criteria:
|1. PiHHs Application Form - email for Word version|
|2. PiHHs Grant Fund - Guidance and Information for applicants 2019/20|
The deadline for applications is 4pm on Friday 23 August 2019. Please email us for more information about Plugged-in Households.