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.

Smart Energy GB launched the five-year Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund, aiming to offer every home in Britain a smart meter within this timeframe at no additional cost.

The Fund is open to regionally based not-for-profit organisations with local links across England, Scotland and Wales. Housing associations and local authorities are eligible to apply.

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A grant for Sheffield businesses whose main activity is in the hospitality, accommodation or leisure sectors. Their primary activity must be the provision of face to face services from commercial premises.

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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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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a further competition window for applications to the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund to support businesses on the path to Net Zero.

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Location: England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Value: £60m pot

Deadline: 29 Apr 2022

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SMEs, public sector organisations, and community groups developing low carbon projects across Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, and Nottinghamshire are invited to apply for investment through the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership’s new Low Carbon Growth Fund. Click here to find out more.

Value: up to £1.5m

Deadline: 28th January 2022


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.