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What to know about WA govt's funding for EV chargers

Western Australia recently announced a funding initiative aimed at boosting the installation of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure across the state. With the goal of encouraging greater adoption of EVs, this funding is set to play a key role in achieving a more sustainable future for Western Australia.

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The new ChargeUp grant funding, worth $15 million, will be available to businesses, local governments, and non-government organisations, and will cover up to 50% of the installation cost for EV charging stations. This funding is part of the Western Australian Government's commitment to reduce carbon emissions and transition towards a low-carbon economy.


Here are some of the highlights and criteria you must meet to be eligible for the funding;

  1. Must be for not for-profit organisations, small and medium businesses, and local government authorities

  2. Organisation must be generating revenue under $250 million per annum

  3. EV charger be installed in a non-residential area

  4. If the applicant doesn't own the property, must have landlord consent

  5. Must have a commercial quote attached

  6. Can apply for multiple sites & chargers

Overall, this funding initiative is a crucial step towards a more sustainable future for Western Australia. By encouraging the installation of more EV charging stations, the state is moving towards a cleaner and greener future while also boosting job creation and economic growth. With more Western Australians set to make the switch to electric vehicles, the state is making a significant contribution to Australia's efforts to tackle climate change.


More details of the funding program can be found here. If you have any queries or would like to find out how AutomateOn can help please click on the button below.


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