Utilise Plus programme

“Many thanks for arranging the team of volunteers from the chartered surveying company. They completely revamped the garden and created a fantastic new orchard!”
Liz Davis, Brighton Housing Trust

Utilise Plus programme

 

 

 

The UTILISE PLUS PROGRAMME offers a range of services: grant funding, events, workshops and fully-funded energy audits, for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) throughout England. It is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), supported by the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, and delivered by the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC.


GRANTS

Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 to cover up to one-third of the cost of best practice energy efficiency projects.
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If your organisation is not eligible for the Utilise Plus programme, find out more about our other grant schemes.

ENERGY AUDITS
An analysis of energy consumption, which can include a robust audit of the premises. This identifies measures to reduce energy use, costs and carbon emissions.
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ENERGY SAVING WORKSHOPS
These half-day, practical sessions explore both quick-win and longer term energy efficiency measures.
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EVENTS
A varied events programme to build energy efficiency awareness and knowledge, and enable networking with like-minded organisations, is currently in development. These will take place throughout the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership region.
Sustainability Tours offer an insight into organisations that have implemented energy efficiency measures, from basic to best practice, to share their successes and issues.
Business Networking Breakfasts allow for knowledge-building and networking with expert speakers and real life case studies.
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CASE STUDIES
Read about SMEs who have benefitted from similar grants and business support here.

BENEFITS

CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

To find out more about the services on offer, contact us:
Email: info@sustainablebusiness.org.uk
Tel: 01273 964239

 

Utilise Plus Event Report: Sustainability Tour of Brighton Earthship

On a cool September morning, the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC welcomed delegates to the Brighton Earthship for a Sustainability Tour. This event was part of the Utilise Plus programme, which helps small and medium sized enterprises save energy, reducing their costs and Greenhouse Gas emissions in the process. The SBP CIC’s Jack Dale introduced the […]
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Spellman High Voltage Electronics

In Spring 2018, Spellman High Voltage Electronics was awarded a Utilise Plus grant of £3,500 for their LED lighting project. The Utilise Plus programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and offers grant funding and business support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The programme helps these organisations to reduce their energy usage, […]
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Upcoming Events

  • 10/10/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Newhaven
  • 16/10/2018 9:00 amBusiness Networking Breakfast, Croydon
  • 30/10/2018 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Tuppenny Barn, Emsworth
  • 08/11/2018 8:00 amBusiness Networking Breakfast, Crawley
  • 21/11/2018 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking
  • 29/11/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Croydon
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