D2 Energy Efficiency Audits and Grants aim to help small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) in Derby and Derbyshire to reduce their energy use.
SMEs: defined as companies with less than 250 employees and either a turnover of less than € 50m or a balance sheet total of less than € 43m. They must be no more than 25% owned by a company that isn’t an SME.
Derby and Derbyshire (also known as the D2 area) until October 2019.
Energy efficiency support for improvements to either premises or process equipment. This could include lighting, insulation, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, energy efficient equipment or renewables.
Through either grants or energy consultancy. This is determined by an energy audit process.
The table below shows the percentage of the overall cost that a business can expect to pay.
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|Team Leader for Audits and Grants||Project Officers|
Call: 01332 642029
South: Bridget Bradley
Call: 07388 373589
Mid-North: Tom Veitch
Call: 07388 373590
North: Liz Pasteur
Call: 07388 373588
D2 Energy Efficiency is delivered by Derby City Council, Derbyshire County Council and the University of Derby. The Councils run the audit and grants programme while the University of Derby offers product innovation and business support to SMEs across D2N2 wanting to take a bigger role in the Low Carbon economy.
This project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.