Low Carbon Business Programme

The project delivers a cohesive package of business support activities to facilitate the growth of the low carbon economy through the development of new products and low carbon technologies, as well as increasing energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy by Coventry & Warwickshire SMEs.

Low Carbon Business Programme

The project delivers a cohesive package of business support activities to facilitate the growth of the low carbon economy through the development of new products and low carbon technologies, as well as increasing energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy by Coventry & Warwickshire SMEs.

Category: Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering
Funding: ERDF: £3,215,785

This is the first dedicated business support service within Coventry & Warwickshire that enables businesses to improve their resource or energy efficiency and use of renewable energy. This service includes a green business network to inform SME’s of energy efficiency opportunities in the region and one-to-one diagnostics within SMEs to plan how to improve their energy and resource efficiency.  The programme will lead to a reduction of 2,500 metric tonnes in greenhouse gas (CO2 equivalent) emissions.

Grants of between £1,000 and £50,000 are available to Coventry & Warwickshire SME’s provided for:

  • Lighting – LED, controls, sensors
  • Heating - replacement boilers
  • Compressors
  • Ventilation – fans, distribution
  • Refrigeration
  • Renewable technologies - solar
  • Recycling and waste - compactors, balers and crushers
  • Energy Efficient Machinery

Book a free energy and resource audit for your business.  Email greenbusiness@coventry.gov.uk to find out more