Utilise Plus programme

“Because we have been working on environmental issues for some time I was surprised at how much useful practical information was new to me which I can now apply within my organization.”
Sheila Daly, University of Portsmouth

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: ‘Reduce Single-Use’ Networking Breakfast, Billingshurst

Delegates were up bright and early for the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC’s networking breakfast on the theme of reducing and reusing waste. This event was held as part of the SBP CIC’s Utilise Plus programme, which helps small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to save energy, reducing their costs and greenhouse gas emissions in the […]
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Whitgift Sports Club

Whitgift Sports Club, based in South Croydon, received a £5,000 Utilise Plus grant in December 2018 for their heating and hot water project. The Utilise Plus programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and helps small and medium sized enterprises to reduce their costs and environmental impact by saving energy. Whitgift offers […]
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Upcoming Events

  • 21/05/2019 9:30 amSustainability Tour of King's Academy, Ringmer
  • 29/05/2019 8:00 am'Know Your Energy' Networking Breakfast, Burgess Hill
  • 05/06/2019 8:00 am'Community Energy' Networking Breakfast, East Grinstead
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