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NSW Announces Round 2 of Funding for Businesses with EV Chargers

Looking for funding to incorporate EV Chargers into your business?

The New South Wales Government is leading the charge towards a more sustainable future for tourism in the state, announcing an ambitious $20 million investment aimed at installing electric vehicle (EV) chargers across various regional tourist spots.

Calibre Connect is here to help you with the application process and are here to answer all your questions regarding all EV charger grants in New South Wales.

Contact us today by phone on (02) 8898 0200 or click the button below to contact us via email.

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This significant move is not only about promoting environmental sustainability but also about catering to the convenience and needs of the increasing number of EV owners, thereby making travel across NSW easier and more accessible.

Interested parties should note that applications for this funding are now open, with grants covering up to 75% of installation costs. However, time is of the essence, as the application window closes on Friday, 3rd May 2024 at 5 pm AEDT.

What's New in Round 2?

Since the first round of funding, there have been some exciting changes to the program:

  • More companies are approved to provide EV charger hardware and software.
  • More areas and types of destinations are eligible for funding.
  • There’s more money available to help with installation costs.
  • Businesses have more freedom in how they set up their charging sites.
  • And there’s more time allowed for getting the chargers installed.

But that’s not all – there are even more updates outlined in the guidelines.

How Businesses Can Get Involved

Are you a business owner interested in joining the EV revolution? Here’s what you need to know:

Know Your Benefits

If your site is eligible, the NSW Government will cover:

  • 75% of the cost of approved EV chargers (7 kW and/or 22 kW)
  • 75% of installation costs (up to $3,000 per charging port)
  • 75% of the first year’s subscription for EV charger software.

Check Your Eligibility

To qualify, your site must:

  • Be in an eligible regional NSW area
  • Match one of the approved destination types
  • Be listed on the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse
  • Have no more than 4 existing EV charging ports.

Read The Guidelines

Make sure you understand all the rules and requirements by reading the full funding guidelines. It’s essential to know what’s expected before you apply.

Here’s a downloadable PDF from the NSW Government’s website. Download here.

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What This Means for Tourists and EV Owners

For tourists and EV owners gearing up for a visit to NSW, this expansion signifies more than just convenience—it heralds a new era of seamless and sustainable travel throughout the region.

With the proliferation of charging stations, there is significantly reduced anxiety over battery range, allowing for deeper exploration into the heart of NSW’s breathtaking landscapes and hidden gems.

Whether you’re drawn to the lush vineyards of the Hunter Valley, the rugged coastlines of the South Coast, or the serene beauty of the Blue Mountains, the increased availability of EV chargers means your adventure can be as wide-ranging as your curiosity.

This initiative not only enhances the tourism experience but also aligns with broader environmental goals, marking a step towards a greener, more sustainable future.

A Brighter, Greener Future for NSW Tourism

With such a significant investment and expansion of EV charging infrastructure, the NSW Government is taking decisive action towards creating a more sustainable and electrifying tourism industry. The benefits are far-reaching – from reducing carbon emissions to promoting regional economic growth.

Connect with the NSW Government to learn more about how you can play a role in shaping a brighter, greener future for tourism in New South Wales.

Join the EV revolution and be part of the change towards cleaner travel!

Calibre Connect can help you with the application process and is here to answer any questions you may have about the EV Charger Grants in NSW.
Join the movement towards a greener future. Contact us today at (02) 8898 0200 or click the button below to send us an email.