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Grant funding to deliver energy efficiency projects in your business

If you have a small or medium-sized business in Greater Manchester, you may be eligible for our Energy Efficiency Grant offering up to £5,000 (before VAT) towards energy efficiency improvements in your business.

The grants are available for a limited time on a first-come-first-served basis and can be used on projects including:

  • heating equipment upgrades, including heat pumps
  • replacement motors, drives, compressors
  • upgrading refrigeration equipment
  • process efficiency investments

Energy Efficiency Grants are available to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Greater Manchester subject to business and project eligibility and the scale of CO2e savings expected from the project.

Energy Efficiency projects in action

New freezer saves Oldham bakery almost £12,000 per year

HM Pasties was awarded a grant worth £3,000 towards the cost of the new blast freezer. This has led the business to annual savings of £11,939 and 36.6 tonnes of carbon (tC02e). 

Salford studio saves £22k annually following grant funding

Media-City UK's Un.Titled Studios used grant funding to replace their 40 year old heating system with a heat pump, making annual carbon savings of 70 tonnes (CO2e). 

Tameside nursery makes annual savings on energy bills with green tech

Yellow Door Day Nursery was awarded a grant to replace their existing gas boiler with electric heat pumps, reducing the businesses gas consumption equating to 5.65 CO2e tonnes and creating cost savings of £1,200 each year.

What’s the small print? 

Energy Efficiency Grants are available to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)* in Greater Manchester.

We provide matched findings that cover 50% of the cost to deliver projects worth up to £10,000 (excluding VAT).

Eligible projects will need to provide a minimum of two quotes from reputable independent suppliers.

We’ll assess your application by:

  • Evaluating costs against current market rates for your chosen technology to ensure your project offers value for money.
  • Analysing the potential carbon savings of implementing your chosen technology compared to other alternative technology that can be used for the potential project.

How to apply for grant funding

Complete the short form below to kick off your application. We’ll come back to you within 2 days to confirm your eligibility and move your application forward.

In partnership with:

This project is part funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit

Energy Efficiency Grants


Funding to  implement energy saving projects that
reduce carbon and save your business money.

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