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Mr Electric Registered to Provide OLEV Car Charging Grants

Electrician in Birmingham Able Electrical Installations Ltd owner of the Mr Electric franchise in Birmingham is one of the first electrical contractors in the Midlands, approved and registered by Government Office, OLEV to grant, fund and install Electric Vehicle Chargepoints at a greatly reduced cost.

Mr Electric, Birmingham, based in Tamworth, with engineers covering Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley and the Midlands is now authorised by OLEV (Govt. Office for Low Emission Vehicles) to grant fund and install Electric Vehicle (EV) Chargepoints, after passing the OLEV certified training and testing process.

Jeff Longley, Director of the Mr Electric, Birmingham franchise comments: “We initiated the process to help put an infrastructure together in the Midlands to offer qualified installation to help reduce emissions, in support of the Government’s £400 million investment to boost the electric car charging infrastructure.”

“We aim to help to meet Government plans to provide private and public stations, and for Councils to meet obligations to support the wider use of electric and hybrid vehicles.”

• Public, funded model – Installed and supplied free, with a revenue share on electricity sold, i.e. for Council public car parks, NHS Trust hospital car parks, charities etc. helping to fulfil Government directives, and increase income.

• Homecharge Scheme – 75% of the cost is funded up to a maximum of £500 per home, costing from £149 per installation.

• Workplace Charging Scheme – Commercial and industrial models are partially funded with £300 towards the cost of a range of EV Chargepoints, for each socket, up to 20 sockets. It helps employers fulfil Government requirements to make low emission vehicles more attractive, and offers staff the incentive of a fuel point.  (It is estimated only 30% of households are suitable for an EV ChargePoint installation.)  All come with 3 years’ warranty.

After consultation with industry leaders and government bodies, Mr Electric aims to use its national network to become an industry leader in EV Chargepoint installation. Believing EV’s to be the future.

Funding is available for a limited period and it is anticipated developers will need to provide EV Chargepoints, by a date to be released by the Government.

Mr Electric provides a free site survey, design, installation, registration, monitoring, billing, smart control, maintenance, and future expansion as an Official Installation Partner of British Manufacturer, EO Limited (Electricity Online), one of the leading suppliers of EV Charging Stations in the UK.

With 10 years experience, Mr Electric is a 24/7, 365 days per year, exacting electrical contractor to domestic, public, commercial and industrial customers. It provides NICEIC (National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting) qualified, trained, DBS checked installers with ID, in company signed vehicles.  It is an approved provider for British Gas, Homeserve, Western Power, and McDonald’s, offering friendly, polite, professional service, carrying out around 1,300 jobs per month, meeting the BS7671:13 British Standard and Building Regulations, with a 12-month guarantee.

For information please visit:

Tel: 0121 285 0136

Tel: 01827 230999