The Cheshire and Warrington Business Energy and Efficiency programme

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What does it do?

Funded by the Northern Powerhouse & Cheshire & Warrington LEP the Business Energy & Efficiency Programme will help small businesses based in Cheshire & Warrington to reduce energy use, improve efficiency, lower costs and contribute to the reduction of Greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming.

The project offers support in terms of:

  • Expert energy efficiency advice including onsite energy survey, analysis of historical energy use, advice report presented onsite and help to create an action plan.
  • Partial grants to help fund the installation of energy saving measures. The grants are subject to eligibility criteria and range from £2000 up to £20,000 and cover 40% of the costs.

Examples:

Energy and efficiency project cost Funding available
£5000 £2000
£7500 £3,000
£10,000 £4,000
£15,000 £6,000
£20,000 £8,000
£25,000 £10,000
£35,000 £14,000
£40,000 £16,000
£50,000 £20,000

Grants can be used for anything that will result in carbon savings. This could include, but is not restricted to:

LED lighting Lighting Controls Boilers/Heating plant
Heating / Cooling controls Replacement boilers Specialist equipment (e.g. compressors or manufacturing equipment)
More efficient refrigeration equipment Heat recovery systems Insulation – loft, wall, pipework
Window coating Solar installations (providing no feed-in-tariffs are claimed) Environmental Resource mgt. systems intergration

 

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