Funding for businesses, public and homes
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Opportunities for businesses
- Business Energy Efficiency Programme (BEEP): Lower your energy bills in your business, so if you are looking to cut costs and save carbon, we can help.
- Business Growth Programme: Grant support for individuals and businesses looking to start, grow and expand in the Marches LEP area.
- CREST: University Centre Shrewsbury provides research and innovation support to small and medium enterprises across Shropshire.
- Low Carbon Opportunities Programme (LoCOP): Do you have the potential for high-tech green growth, and develop innovative low carbon solutions?
- MarRE: Marches Renewable Energy (MarRE) provides grants to support renewable energy (small scale non-commercial) between 4-200kWp. MarRE is part-funded by the ERDF. The project runs to 31 December 2021.
- Marches Growth Hub: Your gateway to business support: The Growth Hub is the portal for businesses to access support, including information on grants.
- Save Money Cut Carbon: A purchasing service for businesses and homes: We help everyone with products and expertise to save money and cut carbon.
Opportunities for the public sector
- Carbon Trust: Industry-leading businesses and public sector support.
- Local Partnerships Re:fit: The Re:fit programme is a procurement initiative for public bodies for energy efficiency and local energy generation projects.
- SEPuBu: Sustainable Energy in Public Buildings: A match-funded scheme for local authorities to assist innovative retrofitting to save carbon and costs.
- SALIX: Zero-interest finance for low carbon projects.
Opportunities for homes
- Energy Saving Trust: Find out more about energy for your home.
- Emergency Central Heating Offer (ECHO): Provides gas boiler replacements. Residents must be in a ‘no-heat’ situation due to a broken boiler.
- Green Homes Grants: (closed, Local Area Delivery coming soon). Support to homeowners, tenants and landlords to install air source heat pumps, insulation, storage heaters, double glazing and high-performance doors.
- Keep Shropshire Warm: 0800 112 3743 or email Advice@mea.org.uk
- Marches Energy Agency: Provides support on fuel poverty, domestic energy and grants, assistance and advice for businesses and homeowners.
- Warmer Homes Shropshire: Grants to install first-time central heating, gas or air source heat pumps where possible. For households without central heating (open fires, Rayburns etc). Available to owner occupiers and private tenants.
- OLEV Grants: Home charging points for electric vehicles.
Large-scale renewable energy
- Community Energy – Sharenergy: Local people within a community come together to develop an energy project, with capital raised by selling shares.
- Rural Community Energy Fund: A revised £10m programme to support rural communities in England to develop renewable energy projects.
- Shropshire and Telford Community Energy: A 'community benefit' society to develop and own community energy projects in Shropshire and Telford.