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.

The aim of the Net Zero Hydrogen Fund (NZHF) is to provide capital expenditure (CAPEX) and development expenditure (DEVEX). This will support the commercial deployment of new low carbon hydrogen production projects during the 2020s.

Location: UK

Value: £200k - £3m

Deadline: 6 Jul 2022

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As a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across Barnsley face new challenges affecting workforce productivity.

The Future Proof Workforce programme will work with 250 Barnsley-based businesses to aid recovery from February to September 2022. This support is funded by Barnsley Council and will come at no cost to the business.

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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.

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Location: UK

Value: £2.5m

Deadline: 27th May, 30th September, 30th December 2022 and runs until end of 2024


Sheffield-based energy consultancy, Professional Energy Purchasing (PEP) has been selected to provide free energy audits for businesses across South Yorkshire.


This service is being funded as part of the £2.3m Low Carbon Business Support Grant to help companies find measures that will reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.

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Location: South Yorkshire

Value: £2.3m

Deadline: September 2023

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HSBC has confirmed that a £500m fund to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) improve on sustainability that was first discussed at COP26 has officially launched today (17 January).

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All vehicles that have been approved as ultra-low emission vehicles by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) are eligible for the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme.

This includes vehicles that may no longer be eligible for the plug-in car grant, either because they exceed the category 2 or 3 price cap or they are no longer on sale in the UK.


Find funding to help your business become greener. Almost £5 billion of funding is available to help UK businesses become greener as part of the government’s commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

See link for funding deadlines.

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30 electric vans are now available to trial by businesses in Sheffield for up to two months. There is no hire cost for the vans, but businesses will need to provide their own insurance and pay a deposit.

Trials are currently full until January 2022. You can still apply and we will let you know when your trial will take place.

Deadline: Summer 2023


The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) is a voucher-based scheme that provides support towards the up-front costs of the purchase and installation of electric vehicle charge-points, for eligible businesses, charities and public sector organisations.