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Business Efficiency and energy Programme

16 January 2020

The Cheshire and Warrington Business Energy and Efficiency programme will support eligible small and medium-sized enterprises until March 2021 offering capital grants that enable investment to help make your business ‘low carbon’ and ultimately more profitable. Helping with costs towards the installation of energy efficient measures in buildings and processes which will reduce carbon emissions.

The project offers support in terms of:

- Expert energy efficiency advice including onsite energy survey, analysis of historical energy use, advice report presented onsite and help to create an action plan.

- Partial grants to help fund the installation of energy saving measures. The grants are subject to eligibility criteria and range from £2000 up to £20,000 and cover 40% of the costs.

Grants can be used for anything that will result in carbon savings.

Eligibility:
All SME businesses in Cheshire and Warrington are eligible except those in the following sectors:

- Fishery and aquaculture sectors supported by EFF
- Primary production, processing and marketing of agricultural products, supported by EAFRD
- Coal, steel and shipbuilding sectors
- The synthetic fibres sector
- Generalised (school age) education
- Banking and insurance companies
- Organisations that receive more than 50% of their main funding from Government or local Government

If you feel your business meets the criteria, or for an opportunity to discuss the project further e-mail: p.ward@theblueorchid.co.uk

 

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