Electric Vehicle

SEAI Grant Information

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Electric Car Charging Stations

(EV) Charging for home and business

From January 2018, a new SEAI grant is available to support electric car owners to install a charger in their home. The grant is available to purchasers of both NEW AND SECOND HAND electric cars.

Grants can be claimed against any of our SEAI approved car chargers. As long-standing SEAI partners, since May 2016, 54 of our products have been registered and grant-aid approved.

Who Can Apply?

What Vehicle Qualifies?

How can it be claimed?

The grant can be claimed against the purchase and installation cost of our SEAI approved chargers. To make a claim, applicants must follow these steps…

Step By Step Process

1. Firstly, you should apply for an application form SEAI. To do this you need to email: evgrantscheme@seai.ie and enter ‘EV Home Charger Application‘ in the title. You may also receive a hard copy of the application form from your nearest registered EV dealer. From the 7th January 2018, you will be able to apply online.

2. Once your application has been approved, you will receive a Letter of Offer. This will be issued to you complete with a set of Terms and Conditions and a Payment Request form.

3. From when you receive your Letter of Offer, you have 6 months to complete the installation of your charge point.

4. The work can only be performed by a fully qualified electrician who is registered accordingly with Safe Electric Ireland.

5. Once the installation is completed you should complete the Payment Request Form. This will be completed by you and your Electrician.

6. Once the installation is completed Your Electrician must provide you with a copy of the Certificate Number 3. Review this and ensure it is completed properly.

7. Post your Payment Request Form to the address indicated on the Form together with the following item:


Companies can now write off 100% of their Full Charge Point Supply & Installation through Energy Serv IE & an SEAI incentive helping companies invest in energy efficient equipment.


The Accelerated Capital Allowance (ACA) is a tax incentive which aims to encourage companies to invest in energy saving technology. The ACA is based on the existing Capital Allowances tax structure (also referred to as Wear and Tear Allowance) for plant and machinery and is only applicable to eligible energy efficient equipment.


With the existing Capital Allowances tax structure, when money is spent on capital equipment companies can deduct the cost of this equipment from their profits proportionally over a period of 8 years, i.e. the annual taxable profit is only reduced by 1/8 of the total equipment cost.

With the new Accelerated Capital Allowance: When money is spent on eligible energy efficient capital equipment, the company can deduct the full cost of this equipment from their profits in the year of purchase, i.e. the taxable profit in year one is reduced by the full cost of the equipment.

The ACA benefits you in year one by:
> Reducing your tax bill
> Increasing your cash flow


Equipment eligible for the ACA can be found on the Triple E Products Register on www.seai.ie/aca. To learn more about the ACA scheme, check out the latest ACA_Brochure or contact us at energyserv.ie to discuss how you could benefit.


The ACA is available to companies that operate and pay corporation tax in Ireland.


Claiming the ACA is very simple as the standard annual tax return procedure is the method used. The following are some simple guideline steps:
> Decide upon required piece of equipment
> Ensure product is on the Triple E Products Register during relevant accounting period before purchasing > Claim the ACA for the purchased equipment on the company’s tax return form along with any other wear and tear allowances for machinery and plant

To find out if the equipment you bought, or plan to buy, is eligible for the ACA just go www.seai.ie/aca where the up to date Triple E Products Register is maintained by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). For more detailed and definitive information on how to claim the ACA please contact The Irish Revenue Commissioners (www.revenue.ie)

*Details are from the SEAI ACA Brochure

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