Services for business

Grant scheme

Grant scheme

Funding is available to boost your business, with grants of up to £10k on offer to successful applicants.

Our capital grant is for businesses who wish to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions or who are implementing sustainable energy technologies.

We can fund 50% of an energy related project, up to a maximum of a £10k grant. 

Next closing date: 30 November 2018



How to apply

If you are interested in applying for funding please email us with a brief outline of your proposal. We will get back to you with more details of the full application process.


  • The minimum cost of the project must no less than £2,000
  • The maximum cost of the project must be no more than £20,000
  • It is a capital funds grant that is 50% match funded
  • The monies are awarded once the work/purchase is completed
  • You must be an SME in Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire 
  • Recipients will be chosen by an independent panel and their decision will be deemed to be final.

Email us to find out more and apply.


*The European definition of SME follows: "The category of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is made up of enterprises which employ fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not exceeding 50 million euro, and/or an annual balance sheet total not exceeding 43 million euro."



Energy for Business

Energy Technologies Building
University of Nottingham Innovation Park
Nottingham NG7 2TU

t: +44 (0) 115 74 84969