If you live in Scotland and are thinking of buying an electric bike you can apply for an interest-free loan provided by the Energy Saving Trust. The e-Bike loan can be for up to £6,000 with a repayment period of 4 years and covers the following (per household):
- 2 x e-bikes capped at £3,000 each;
- 1 x family e-cargo bike capped at £6,000;
- 1 x adaptive e-bike capped at £6,000.
The application process is simple and straightforward.
1 Call in to your local bike shop, choose an e-Bike and get a quote;
2 Phone Home Energy Scotland free on 0808 808 2282 who ask for various details about you and where you live;
2 Home Energy Scotland send an email with a unique reference number and a link to an online form to complete;
4 Wait up to 14 days to hear if your application has been successful.
It really is that simple. Remember you can call Home Energy Scotland free on 0808 808 2282 for information about the loan.
And finally of you are interested in trying out an electric bike, get in touch or take a look at our Facebook events section for the next available opportunity – see here.