Low carbon grant extended to 2023

Across Lancashire, SMEs have been shifting to low carbon operations with free support from MaCaW. And with up to £15,000 of matched funding available, it’s never been easier to cut carbon and cost from your business.

What is MaCaW?

MaCaW is the Making Carbon Work project. Driven by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and supported by Boost, Lancashire’s business growth hub, MaCaW is helping Lancashire SMEs switch to a low carbon operation.

Why go low carbon?

It’s not just the planet that benefits when you cut carbon from your business. We’re also helping businesses to 

  • Lower energy costs
  • Make more successful tenders (because carbon reporting is now part of many tendering exercises)
  • Improve efficiency or diversify production through re-engineering processes in a low carbon way
  • Generate positive PR

How much does it cost?

Your carbon assessment is FREE and will help you find ways of cutting carbon from your business. Many of those could be low- and no-cost.  

What is the grant?

Where new technology could help you cut even more carbon from your operations, we can help you access up to £15,000 of matched funding through a Low Energy and Renewable Technology Grant, part-funded by the ERDF.

What can you use the grant for?

Energy efficient heating systems, solar panels, LED lighting and more.

When is the deadline?

Funding is available until 2023 but the faster you apply, the faster you enjoy the benefits.

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