Energy efficient grants available from the GC Business Growth Hub

Date published: 11 April 2019

Rochdale’s GC Business Growth Hub is offering grants between £1,000 and £12,500 to improve energy efficiency for small and medium-sized businesses across Greater Manchester.

The grants, for up to 50% of the cost of new equipment, are available for a limited time on a first-come first-served basis and can go towards projects aimed at increasing energy efficiency, improving process efficiency and reducing waste.

Large-scale grants include installation costs and an on-site review, with eligibility subject to potential carbon savings and value for money.

Smaller grants must relate to equipment only, and eligibility subject to equipment costs meeting value for money criteria.

Previous projects the grants have supported include:

  • Energy efficiency upgrades to LED lighting, new HVAC systems and controls, compressors, installation of VSDs, voltage and energy optimisation, chillers and destratification fans
  • Waste reduction projects, including briquetting machinery, waste wood burners and closed loop recycling
  • Bespoke projects, including digital rectifiers, automatic coil winder, laser cutter and energy efficiency components of larger asset purchases

For more information or to apply, email the GC Business Growth Hub on:

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