Organisations can apply for a share of up to £30 million for grants for energy efficiency projects that reduce fuel bills and carbon emissions.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £30 million
Opens: 20th Jul 2020
Closes: 28th Oct 2020
This Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) competition is offering up to £30 million, split across 2 strands, to fund feasibility, engineering studies and deployment. In this strand projects must deploy technologies to improve the energy efficiency of industrial processes.
In this strand, industrial businesses of any size can apply, either on their own or in collaboration with other organisations.
This strand of the competition will provide grants to improve the energy efficiency of industrial processes.
Your project must focus on deployment of technology that has been proven to work through successful operations and/or is qualified through test and demonstration. The technology must improve the energy efficiency of an industrial process or processes. Your project must only be possible because of this funding.
Example technologies include:
You must follow the specific technical requirements.
To lead a project or work alone your organisation:
Academic institutions cannot lead or work alone.
This competition is aimed at specific types of business. These are determined by a code allocated at the time of registering at Companies House, called a standard industrial classification (SIC) code.
You will need to check your business SIC code to make sure you are eligible. For this competition your business must be one of these:
To collaborate with the lead your organisation must:
The lead must claim funding by entering their costs during the application. If the lead is collaborating with other organisations then the lead and at least one other partner must claim grant funding and enter their costs into the Innovation Funding Service.
Your project must:
At the end of your project you must have installed and begun to operate (or be ready to operate) the energy efficiency technology.
Up to £30 million has been allocated to fund projects in this competition across 2 competition strands:
The majority of the funding will be used in this strand.
Under state aid rules the government can, in certain circumstances, offer additional financial support to organisations acting economically, if they are conducting projects located in specific geographical areas. These are known as ‘assisted areas’.
If your project is located in assisted area A you could receive funding for your eligible project costs of:
If your project is located in assisted area C you could receive funding for your eligible project costs of:
If your project is located in another area you could receive funding for your eligible project costs of:
This competition is not funding: