Once we clearly understand your needs we can offer energy efficiency grants, R&D and product development, and Business Development.
Understanding your Needs
We will visit your business, identify your needs and, depending on your interests:
- Produce an energy audit report with recommendations for improving energy efficiency, reducing energy costs and carbon emissions or
- Undertake a Low Carbon Business Review to establish how we can help take your low carbon business proposition to market.
Energy Efficiency Grants
Reducing costs by cutting emissions
The energy audit can be used to inform a grant application and formulate an investment or business plan for energy efficiency within your premises. SMEs can access capital grants to part-fund carbon saving measures that will deliver significant energy and greenhouse gas emission savings.
R&D Product Development
Growing low carbon business
SMEs will be able to access bespoke fully-funded R&D technical support consultancy from the Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering in low carbon production, process and project design, new product development and prototyping. This FREE service offers:
- 12 hrs+ product development.
- Access to cutting edge technology and expertise.
- Attendance at 3 events from a menu of workshops.
- 1:1 technical support for low carbon product development
- Membership of our Low Carbon SME network.
- Invitation to regional conference & events.
Accelerating the shift to a green economy
Once part of the network you can make your pitch to be one of 50 SMEs selected for tailored business development worth over £2,500. This support includes:
- Onsite support to sharpen your business offer
- Help securing essential green accreditation required by larger organisations,
- Help finding funding or finance,
- Partnering with other local LCEGS SMEs to fulfil complex demands,
- Low carbon business mentoring,
- Access to buyers from demand side organisations,
- Access to workshops on a range of practical business and technical themes.
D2EE Network Success stories
The D2EE Network helps businesses make the shift to a low carbon economy. Read some our success stories, to see how we helped these businesses and how we can help you.