Energy Grant - Improve Efficiency and your Profits

Jane Bennett

Marketing Manager

The Business Growth Hub has 50% grants available for projects not exceeding £25K that will deliver significant gas or electricity savings. The grant is available to Greater Manchester SMEs operating in a B2B sector, ideally manufacturing, which have the largest potential for savings. Interested companies are encouraged to contact the Green Growth Team on 0161 359 3050 or for advice on eligibility early in the process.

Grant applications are judged on the scale of the likely carbon savings. Projects will be considered if they will result in significant energy savings. Examples include:

  • Lighting & controls
  • Heat recovery systems
  • Boilers, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment
  • Compressed air equipment
  • Factory heaters & controls
  • High efficiency motors and drives
  • More efficient manufacturing equipment

Examples of projects & grants are:

  • A heating system:
    • £10K project
    • £5K grant awarded
    • Energy reduction - 20 tonnes of CO2e savings/year
  • Replacement high efficiency motors and VSDs for extraction system:
    • £25K project
    • £12.5K grant awarded
    • Energy reduction - 45 tonnes of CO2e savings/year

If you are interested in making an application, please contact the Green Growth Team early in the process on 0161 359 3050 or

There is also further information available at

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