What We Offer

Low Carbon SME Project

We offer expert advice and grant support to help SMEs develop holistic energy efficiency solutions that lead to higher productivity and overall business success. Free support is available to eligible SMEs including a 2-5 day diagnostic, access to energy efficiency grants of up to £12,250 (50% match funded), long term collaboration opportunities and sector specific workshops.

  • This project is co-financed by European Regional Development Fund until February 2020
  • The project aims at providing tailored support to reduce client SMEs’ carbon footprint
  • Project to achieve total of 385 tonnes of carbon reductions
Our Services
Low Carbon Diagnostic

Our expert engineers can provide an end-to-end service to optimise your energy system from assessments through to design and install.

Low Carbon Grant

Our expert engineers can provide an end-to-end service to optimise your energy system from assessments through to design and install.

Long Term Collaboration

Our expert engineers can provide an end-to-end service to optimise your energy system from assessments through to design and install.

Workshops

Our expert engineers can provide an end-to-end service to optimise your energy system from assessments through to design and install.

Locations

The SME Low Carbon project operates in GBSLEP (Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP Areas). To check your eligibility please click on the following link (to FAQs Page)

  • Birmingham
  • East Staffordshire
  • Redditch
  • Tamworth
  • Bromsgrove
  • Lichfield
  • Solihull
  • Wyre Forest
  • Cannock Chase
Service Map
Eligibility

To be eligible for any of the available support, companies need to meet the following criteria:

  • Employ less than 200 employees.
  • Have an annual turnover of not exceeding €50 million and/or an annual balance sheet not exceeding €43 million.
  • Be based in Birmingham, Solihull, Wyre Forest; Bromsgrove; Redditch; East Staffordshire; Lichfield; Tamworth and/or Cannock Chase.
  • Have received no more than €200,000 of de minimis State Aid in the past 3 years.
  • Meet the eligibility guidelines for Low Carbon SMEs support.
Suitable Business Types

The project aims to support all manufacturing sectors but particularly seeks to work with high energy users such as:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Cement
  • Foundries
  • Petrochemicals
  • Metal Cutting
  • Varnishes and similar coating
  • Construction
  • Printing ink and mastics.
  • Logistics
  • Restaurants
  • Manufacture of Paint