Published: 10th Jun 2019

The next round of Scotland’s Plugged-In Households Grant Fund has opened for social housing providers, third sector and community organisations to receive electric vehicle (EV) car hire clubs. £500,000 is available to help tenants, local residents and staff access EVs on demand through the clubs. The fund, which launched for the first time in October 2018, has already created opportunities for people to drive low emission vehicles in Aberdeenshire, Elgin, Fife, Glasgow, Midlothian, Paisley and Orkney. In total, it’s claimed the clubs will now be available to over 100,000 households. This year, the fund is also accepting applications from third sector organisations and it’s hoped that the second round will enable more communities to take advantage of the funding on offer right across Scotland. It’s being delivered and administered through Energy Saving Trust, and organisations have until August 23 to apply. Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity Michael … (To read the full article, subscribe below)