The programme is called Target 2020 – Countdown to a Low Carbon Economy. The programme takes a holistic approach to energy use within a business. One of Severn Wye’s business energy advisors will work closely with each business throughout the process. Each business will have:
Energy efficiency measures that can be supported include (but are not limited to):
· Lighting and controls
· Boiler replacement and controls
· Free cooling
· Variable speed drives
· Process equipment
· Renewable energy production
The programme is open to SMEs who are based in Gloucestershire, but due to funding restrictions the following sectors are excluded from this programme: synthetic fibres, textiles and clothing, motor vehicles, shipbuilding, coal and steel, agriculture, food processing and retail*.
*Retail may be able to receive the consultancy, but not the grant.