Green business support

Join other businesses across the region that are cutting their energy bills and carbon emissions with tailored support and grants from the LEP.

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Time is running out to access green business support

Becoming more energy efficient can help your business to save money and reduce its environmental impact, but it can be hard to know where to start.  

Last year we helped businesses across the region by providing: 

  • 154 days of free energy efficiency assessments
  • Over £276,000 in business grants to install energy-saving equipment 

Helping them to save: 

  • A total of £252,000 on their energy bills  
  • 706 tonnes of carbon emissions 

Limited funding is now available so don’t delay, contact our business support team using the form below to access help for your business today. 

 

What support is available?

Resource efficiency support

Free audits are available to identify ways your business can improve its energy efficiency.  

Capital grant funding of up to £40,000 is also available to help you invest in energy-saving equipment. Common opportunities include:

  • Upgrades to lighting. 
  • Improved heating, ventilation and cooling systems 
  • Upgrades to make process machinery more efficient. 

 

Circular economy support 

The circular economy is a way of working that promotes the use of resources for as long as possible.  

Businesses can benefit from up to 30 days of free consultancy support to identify and implement schemes to reduce waste and cut material costs.

We could help your business to: 

  • Extend your product life through refurbishing or re-manufacturing. 
  • Pivot your business model by offering products as services. 
  • Reduce or re-use your waste materials more efficiently. 

Which businesses are eligible? 

Small or medium sized businesses (up to 250 employees) based in Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield and York.  

Support is available for SMEs trading with other businesses (B2B). We are unable to assist businesses operating in the agriculture, banking and finance, retail, education and social care sectors.    

Our business support team will provide you with further advice on eligibility.


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Download our brochure to find out how we will support your business on your journey to net zero.

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The REBiz project is part-funded by the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.