Welcome to Low Carbon SMEs

Please note this programme has now closed.

Low carbon SMEs is no ordinary energy advice service. We are here to transform businesses for a sustainable future. We take a practical approach to making change happen by providing free, expert energy efficiency support and advice to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Black Country, Greater Birmingham and Solihull.

We bring together the best academic minds; industrial expertise; and a solid understanding of the low carbon drivers that impact on SME businesses in our region. The result is a holistic approach to energy efficiency that will lead your SME to higher productivity and a strengthened bottom line. Evidence shows that even low and no-cost actions can typically reduce energy costs by at least 10% - coupled with quick returns.

We provide free advice and grant support to SMEs on a whole range of energy efficiency challenges. Our specialist strategies and guidance will set your business on a pathway to carbon reduction.

Our Services

Our FREE energy diagnostic provides essential insight into your business energy use. We evaluate your energy consumption and benchmark your energy management performance to identify potential for improvement

Lack of funding is cited as the number one barrier to energy efficiency. Find out if you are eligible for grant funding to kick-start your low carbon journey

We can tap into a broad range of expertise through Aston University, to overcome the toughest of energy challenges and benefit your business

By sharing specialist expertise and best practice, we can help you to identify and implement energy strategies that deliver maximum returns and rapid results

This project is part funded by European Regional Development Fund

This programme ended on 28th Feb 2023.

Our Achievements