West of England Green Business Grants support SMEs to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings and business operations. This helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and can save businesses money on energy bills.
Applications are currently closed. However, we are offering free Carbon Surveys which result in a Decarbonisation Report to help your business save money, reduce emissions and make use of the latest green technology.
Applications for these grants are now closed. When the window opens again in late 2021, you will be able to apply for up to £15,000 per business to pay for 50-80% of the eligible capital costs.
We are offering free Carbon Surveys to help your business save money, reduce emissions and make use of the latest green technology.
Grants up to £15,000 will be made available to small & medium sized enterprises in the West of England to pay for 50-80% of eligible capital costs, depending on your business’ size, location and project.
We'll provide you with a free carbon survey and report as part of the Green Business Grant process. This impartial carbon report will help you not only apply for a Green Business Grant, but also help you incorporate sustainability measures in future business plans.
Green Business Grants can be used for capital works and purchases to improve the energy efficiency of buildings and business operations. Potential projects include LED lighting, air source heat pumps, solar thermal, wall and roof insulation, variable speed drives, air compressors, induction cooking and solar PV. A grant could help you:
To apply for a grant you must be:
Green Business Grants are funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the West of England Combined Authority's Recovery Fund.
The project has received £1.4m of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and £300k from the Recovery Fund as grant. ERDF is part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations.