Under the current charge point operator contract the council has continued to submit successful bids for Central Government funding for additional charge points through the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles.

The funding subsidy was recently reduced from 75% to 60% of costs and only areas of the city with no off-street parking are eligible.

Under the new proposed contracts, there are plans to continue to bid for funding, including research funding such as from Innovate UK

While we own the charging points, Blink Charging manage the day-to-day demands of running the EV network on our behalf.