This call has now closed for applications. 

The first of the funding schemes under the EU Just Transition Fund was launched on 28 July 2023! A new scheme through Zero Emission Vehicle Ireland (ZEVI) is available in Ireland’s EU JTF territory to install Electric Vehicle chargers in community facilities. The scheme provides grants, with the support of the EU Just Transition Fund, to cover 100% of costs associated with civil, electrical, and installation works necessary to install publicly accessible 50 kW electric vehicle chargers.

Co-funded by the Government of Ireland and European Union, the EU Just Transition Fund has a single specific objective, which is to enable regions and people to address the social employment, economic and environmental impacts of the transition towards the Union’s 2030 targets for energy and climate and a climate-neutral economy of the Union by 2050, based on the Paris Agreement.

Geographical area covered:

EU Just Transition Fund territory. This includes the entire counties of Laois, Longford, Offaly, Roscommon, Westmeath, and municipal districts of Ballinasloe (Co. Galway), Athy and Clane-Maynooth (Co. Kildare), and Carrick-on-Suir and Thurles (Co. Tipperary).

Policy objective:

This call falls under the EU JTF programme Priority 3: Providing former peat communities with smart and sustainable mobility options to enable them to benefit directly from the green transition. The specific operation concerned is Action 3.3: Installation of publicly available fast and high-powered charge point infrastructure at community facilities, including consultancy support, support to infrastructure work (civil and electrical work) and purchase of necessary equipment and related installation measures.

Eligible applicants: Eligible applicants must be a Community Facility under one of the following categories:

  • Community Centre
  • Public Library
  • Primary Health Care Centre
  • Public Recreational Amenity/Facility
  • Enterprise Hub or Centre

At a minimum, the applicant’s sites must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Have a minimum of 2 off-street car-parking spaces per EV Charging Point
  • Allow public access to the charge points
  • Provide reasonable facilities on-site or nearby
  • Applicants must own or have a long-term leasehold (with permission) of their sites
  • Have or have the ability to install 3-phase electrical connection

The full terms and conditions are available in the Scheme Guidelines on the Pobal website

Total amount of support:

€15 million total funding

Call start and end dates:

Application portal opened on Friday 28 July 2023

Deadline for applications was Thursday 28 September 2023, 5:00pm

Applications received after this time will not be eligible.

Application Process:

To apply, an application form must be completed along with supporting documentation via the dedicated application portal on the Pobal website:

Applicants are required to submit one application per community facility site being proposed to the scheme. Applicants can submit multiple applications but cannot propose more than one community facility site per application.

Further information:

If you have any questions about the call, you can email

Full information is available on

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