Carbon Trust’s £5k Green Business Funding Programme Ends Soon!
SMARTech energy customers can apply for a 15% grant, up to £5,000 from the Carbon Trust Green Business Fund towards energy saving upgrades
The Carbon Trust’s Green Business Fund has been an incredible success for businesses in Wiltshire – helping many to fund the installation of energy efficient projects within their organisations; reducing both their energy usage and energy costs.
As an accredited supplier of the Carbon Trust, Corsham-based SMARTech energy have helped local SME’s to secure upto 15% capital grants and funding for projects via the fund.
SMARTech energy’s Account Manager, John Maggs and Junior Energy Consultant, Carl Wood attended a recent Carbon Trust Green Business Fund SME workshop in Bath. Here, they got the latest news and information on the Green Business Fund and how to further help businesses to reduce energy costs.
What is the Green Business Fund?
SMARTech energy are a Carbon Trust Accredited Supplier. As an Accredited Supplier, energy saving projects delivered by SMARTech energy are eligible for a capital contribution of up to 15 percent of the project cost, up to a maximum of £5,000, from the Carbon Trust’s Green Business Fund. The fund has been available since April 2016 and is offered on a first come, first served basis. This could mean you could receive up to £5,000 towards the cost of your energy saving project to help you meet the challenge of becoming a more sustainable business, whilst reducing your energy consumption and saving money on an on-going basis.
Small and medium-sized businesses, schools, charities and voluntary organisations are able to apply for a capital contribution towards the cost of their energy saving project.
What’s the catch with the Green Business Fund?
Applicants must meet two of the following three criteria
- Applicants are to have fewer than 250 employees
- Turnover of less than £25.9m
- Annual balance sheet not in excess of £12.9m
What can be funded by the Green Business Fund?
Funding is available for a whole host of energy efficiency projects – including new boilers, LEDs, air conditioning just to name a few.
The Benefits – How SMARTech energy can help
- Receive a 15% capital contribution up to a limit of £5,000
- Work with a Carbon Trust Accredited Supplier
- Understand how much energy you will save from your project
- Benefit from a significant reduction in energy costs moving forward
- Become a more environmentally sustainable business
Check out a couple of projects where we’ve helped secure funding
No official end date has been announced for the funding programme, so get in touch with SMARTech energy and we’ll guide you through the application process. Call 01225 635 660 or go to our contact us page.
SMARTech energy’s specialist services include:
SMARTech energy consultancy www.SMARTech-energyconsultancy.co.uk
SMARTech electrical services www.SMARTech-electricalservices.co.uk
SMARTech Heating & Cooling www.SMARTech-heatingandcooling.co.uk