Business energy efficiency funds launched

Two new sources of funding to help businesses cut energy use have been launched today.

The Carbon Trust has announced a new fund to provide capital for smaller businesses to replace energy inefficient equipment. The £7m Green Business Fund is available to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and will offer energy saving training and assessments, implementation advice and capital support for the installation of energy efficiency equipment. 

Eligible companies can apply for a capital contribution to cover up to 15% (maximum of £10,000) of the cost of a project or equipment replacement.  

The fund can be used to purchase a range of ...

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