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Coventry and Warwickshire Green Business Programme

Available grants

Green business programme

You can only apply for 1 of the 3 grants available.

1. Energy Efficiency Grants

Our energy efficiency grants are aimed at providing you with financial support to invest in equipment that will lead to cost and carbon savings for your business.

We offer eligible businesses grants of between £1,000 and £50,000 to fund up to 30% of the cost of installing energy efficiency measures.

Examples include:

  • Lighting – LED, controls, sensors
  • Heating - replacement boilers/burners, upgrades - electric to gas, zone control, heat recovery, oil to gas, thermal stores,
  • Compressors
  • Ventilation – fans, distribution
  • Refrigeration
  • Renewable technologies

2. Low Carbon Innovation Grants

The Low Carbon Innovation Grant is aimed at companies developing a low carbon product or investing in a low carbon technology.

We can offer between £1,000 and £50,000 to fund up to 30% of development related capital costs, including technologies such as:

  • A Manufacturing company to produce components for the nuclear energy or offshore wind
  • A waste processing company to recycle or reprocess materials from waste or to generate energy from biomass
  • A doors and windows manufacturing firm to produce highly energy efficient versions

3. Low Carbon Revenue Grants

Our Low Carbon Revenue Grants provide financial support to commercialise low carbon products that are either new to the company or new to the market.

We can provide up to £6,000 to cover up to 40% of revenue costs such as:

  • Route to market investigations
  • Market research
  • Technology licensing
  • Prototype development
  • Usability testing
  • Manufacturing consultancy
  • Software (Licensing)
  • Other consultancy services

Intellectual Property protection and certifications:

  • Patent audits
  • Patent filings and applications
  • International patents
  • Trademark, design rights
  • Standardisation/accreditations/certifications

If you require further information or advice please contact us now.

Green Business Programme Manager - Sarah Watson


Tel: 024 7683 2040

Coventry City Council
PO Box 15
Council House

Business Delivery Manager – Brian Stevens

Coventry University Enterprises Ltd


Tel: 07392 096006


Coventry University
Priory Street

Business Delivery Manager (Low Carbon Business) – Sarah Bowers

Coventry University


Tel: 07392 096005


Coventry University
Priory Street

Coventry & Warwickshire Growth Hub


Tel: 0300 060 3747


Enterprise Centre
Coventry University Technology Park
Puma Way

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