Fund title: Carbon Trust: Green Business Fund
Focus of fund/fund aims:
To support small businesses to improve their energy efficiency
The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund provides an energy efficiency support service for small and medium-sized companies. It provides fully-funded support through:
- Energy opportunity assessment – to help businesses identify energy saving opportunities, and to develop a robust business case for the purchase of the appropriate equipment
- Implementation advice – help with procuring suppliers
- Workshops – to help small businesses work out how best to identify the energy saving opportunities available to them.
- Financial support – a capital contribution of 30% of the project cost (up to a max of £10,000) to small and medium sized businesses, which could benefit from financial support when buying energy saving equipment.