This competition aims to support feasibility and engineering studies necessary to enable an investment decision in energy efficiency and deep decarbonisation solutions.
This competition is aimed at businesses that use energy or produce direct emissions as a result of their industrial processes.
For this competition your business must fall into the following SIC categories of activity:
Your project must:
The end-beneficiary of the study must be a single manufacturing site or data centre in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.
You can include multiple projects within your application but you must make sure:
The total eligible project costs for a feasibility study application must be at least £30,000. The maximum grant that can be awarded for a feasibility study is £7 million.
The total eligible project costs for an engineering study application must be at least £50,000. The maximum grant that can be awarded for a feasibility study is £14 million.
This strand of the competition aims to:
The intention is to support studies necessary to facilitate the permanent installation of technologies at industrial sites, rather than general research, development, and testing of a technology solution.
Studies must focus on one of the following.