The Carbon Trust has launched a new fund providing vital capital for smaller businesses to replace old, power-guzzling equipment, together with expert advice to boost the efficiency and productivity of businesses across England, Scotland and Wales.

The £7m fund has been made available to SMEs on a first come-first served basis, and will offer energy saving training, cost saving assessments, implementation advice, and capital support for the installation of energy efficiency equipment. Eligible companies can apply for a capital contribution of up to a maximum £5,000 to cover 15% of energy efficient equipment upgrades and refurbishments.

The fund can be used to purchase a range of equipment, including energy efficient lighting, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and energy efficiency controls – vital equipment across a range of business sectors, including manufacturing, retail, and hospitality.

Apply now – this support is available for a limited period on a first come, first served basis, aimed at small and medium sized businesses in England, Scotland and Wales.


Lighting Our lighting guide provides energy efficient lighting advice for your organisation, including guidance on energy-saving LED lighting.

Supply Chain – Our supply chain guide helps to manage energy issues and improve the environmental credentials of your business.

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) – Our HVAC guide introduces the main energy saving opportunities for businesses and demonstrates how simple actions save energy, cut costs and increase profit margins.

For more information and details of how apply please contact the team on 01905 677 888 or [email protected]


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