DE-Carbonise your business

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Is your small to medium sized business (SME) business based in Derby or Derbyshire?

The DE-Carbonise project can help you reduce carbon emissions, save costs and become more sustainable.

Free on-site carbon reduction surveys

A member of the DE-Carbonise team can visit your business to identify opportunities to reduce carbon emissions at your premises. This could include more efficient lighting, insulation, heating/cooling systems, compressors, motors, process equipment, renewable energy, resource efficiency, waste reduction, low carbon transport, staff behaviour change and operational improvements.

Get a grant for carbon reduction measures (for Derby and Derbyshire)

Grants for between £1,000 and £20,000 are available to support carbon reduction measures in Derby and Derbyshire. The grant covers up to 40% of the total cost of works (excluding VAT), depending on the carbon saving.

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Technical and research support for product and process carbon reduction

Businesses can receive further technical support, consultancy and process improvements based on recommendations from the carbon reduction report. 

There is also an opportunity for cohort-based learning and development for smart manufacturing and sustainable supply chain innovation.

 

How do I apply?

Contact DE-Carbonise Team Leader Gemma Sylva, gemma.sylva@derby.gov.uk or call 01332 642029.

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Support is available until October 2022.

The DE-Carbonise project is a partnership between the University of Derby, Derby City Council and Derbyshire County Council and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.

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