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Funding and grants

Providing energy management solutions to SMEs across the region

Find out about the latest funding advice

There are many ways to increase the funding potential of your business. Our energy specialists have compiled a wide range of current grants and funding to support your business.
Women Community

This funding will help charities, community groups, and not-for-profit social enterprises delivering community or cultural activities from public facing premises in Sheffield to reduce their energy and carbon emissions.

Our team will be delivering free energy audits as part of the project to help organisations understand the savings they can make.

Funding: Low Carbon Community and Culture Grant

Location: Sheffield

Value: Up to £25,000

Closing:  Undisclosed

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Sheffield City Center

This funding will help SMEs with a turnover of less than £36 million who operate from commercial premises in Sheffield to reduce their energy and carbon emissions.

Our specialist energy managers will be providing on-site energy audits, followed by detailed energy reports to support grant applications.

Funding: Low Carbon Community and Culture Grant

Location: Sheffield

Value: Discretionary

Closing: Undisclosed

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EV Charging point

This grant is for small and medium-sized businesses with 249 employees or fewer who are registered at Companies House or VAT registered with HMRC.

It gives you money off the cost of wider building and installation infrastructure work that’s needed to install multiple EV charge point sockets. You can get up to £15,000 or 75% off the cost of the work and you can receive up to 5 grants across 5 different sites.

This can be used in conjunction with the Workplace Charging Scheme.

Funding: Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Grant for Staff and Fleets

Location: UK

Value: Up to £15,000

Closing: 31 March 2025, 11:59pm

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Engineer

If you’re a manufacturing business that is looking to increase technology usage and expand your business capabilities, the Made Smarter programme could help you access advice, support and even grant funding. 

Funding: Made Smarter

Location: Yorkshire and Humberside

Value: Free support & grant funding

Closing:  None

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Home heating

The Government has announced the launch of its Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF) to fund low-carbon technologies like heat pumps, solar and geothermal energy. The scheme is supporting the rollout of the next generation of heat networks, enabling more towns and cities to take up this established technology.

Funding: Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF)

Location: England

Value: Discretionary

Closing: 11 rounds until Nov 2024

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Carbon footprint

Up to £635 million of government funding will be made available to public sector organisations including schools, hospitals, NHS trusts and leisure centres to install low carbon heating and energy efficiency measures such as heat pumps, double glazing and loft insulation.

 

Funding:  Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Phase 3b

Location:  England

Value:  Undisclosed

Closing: Single-year project completion 31 March 2024

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EV Charging Points

The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) is a voucher-based scheme that provides eligible applicants with support towards the upfront costs of the purchase and installation of electric vehicle (EV) charge points.

It is available in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, but not in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man.

 

Funding: Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) 

Location: UK

Value: up to £350 per socket

Closing:  Undisclosed

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Solar power panels

A support mechanism designed to ensure small-scale generators are paid for the renewable electricity they export to the grid. 

Anyone with one of the following technology types could benefit from the SEG (provided they meet the rest of the eligibility criteria) up to a capacity of 5MW, or up to 50kW for micro-CHP.

Funding:  Smart Export Guarantee (SEG)

Location:  Great Britain

Value:  2-5.6p per kWh

Closing:  Undisclosed

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HSBC

The HSBC £500m fund is available for businesses with a turnover of less than £25m and will offer 1% cashback on loans starting from £1,000 to help SMEs invest in green activities.

Funding: HSBC Green SME Fund

Location: UK

Value: Discretionary

Closing:  None

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