The West of England Green Business Grant scheme has reopened for 2021. The capital grant offers up to £15k for energy saving improvements such as solar panels, air source heat pumps, solar thermal systems and more for your business.
Small & medium businesses who are legally constituted and VAT registered in the West of England could save an average of £1,700 on their energy bills thanks to new Green Business Grants launched by Regional Mayor, Tim Bowles, to help secure a green recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
West of England Mayor, Tim Bowles, said: “By helping our businesses to be more energy efficient, we can secure a green recovery from the pandemic which cuts costs for those businesses, helping them to focus on rebuilding, maintaining jobs and cutting our region’s carbon footprint at the same time.
How Can The Green Business Grant Help My Business?
West of England Green Business Grants support SMEs to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings and business operations. This helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and can save businesses money on energy bills.
Benefits Of The Grant:
- Avoid harmful emissions that contribute to climate change
- Reduce your energy bills and lower maintenance costs
- Make your buildings healthier for your employees
- Improve your green credentials with customers and contractors
- Access cutting edge low carbon technologies
- Actively support the local supply chain for energy efficiency goods and services.
How Does The West Of England Green Business Grant Work In Regard To Installing Solar Panels?
Micro & Small Sized Businesses:
A micro or small business is classed as having less than 50 employees and a turnover less than £8.8M. If your business meets these criteria, you will be able to apply for up to £15,000 per business to pay for 50% of the eligible capital costs of installing a solar panel system for your business.
Medium Sized Businesses:
A medium business is classed as having less than 250 employees and a turnover less than £44M. If your business meets these criteria, you will be able to apply for up to £15,000 to pay for 40% of the eligible capital costs of installing a solar panel system for your business.
Based in Middlewich and covering the whole of the UK, Hero Renewables have experienced incredible development in the very competitive renewable UK Energy market.
We are the first choice for many domestic and commercial clients for a variety of renewable systems such as Heat Pumps, Solar PV and Thermal with the combination of Battery Storage, Underfloor heating, Biomass boilers and MVHR.
Green Business Grants are funded through WECA’s West of England Recovery Fund and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The grants are available until 25 June 2021, give our team a call today on 0808 222 0 111 to find out what renewable energy system is perfect for your property.