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Carbon Trust Green Business Fund SME workshops

Workshops for small businesses in England & Wales to learn more about the Green Business Fund, and how to identify opportunities to reduce energy costs

Event Details

  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019

  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019

  • Morning or Afternoon

  • Various locations across England & Wales
  • Small and medium sized businesses

  • Free


The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund is the energy efficiency support service for small and medium-sized companies in England, Wales and Scotland. It provides direct funded support through energy assessments, training workshops, and equipment procurement support.

The two-hour workshops are for small companies across England and Wales to learn how to identify and implement opportunities to reduce energy costs within their business and how to access further services from the Green Business Fund.  The workshop covers:

  • Understanding and reducing energy bills through behavioural and low cost measures
    • Introduction to energy efficiency and self-assessment
    • How to understand your energy usage and bills
    • How to implement approaches to energy management and behaviour change to achieve real savings
  • Focus on major areas of energy consumption in SMEs (heating, lighting, equipment, insulation)
    • Technical overview of the key areas of consumption
    • Outline of key energy reduction retrofit technologies
  • Access to free energy assessments and implementation advice
    • A brief overview of further support and advice available
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The content of the following workshops have been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.

The current workshop programme is below  - more are being added each week.  Please click through for more details and to register your place.


25 April 2019, 9:00am - 11:30am

Ingenuity House, Elmdon Trading Estate, Bickenhill Lane, Birmingham B37 7HQ


08 May 2019, 9:00am - 11:30am

Station Suite, Grand Hotel Swansea, Ivey Place, Swansea, SA1 1NX


22 May 2019, 9:30am - 12:30pm

The University of Northampton Innovation Centre, Green Street, Northampton NN1 1SY

Ascot (Thames Valley Expo)

22 May 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Royal Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, SL5 7JX 


11 June 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm, Green Business presentation as part of the day

Moat House Hotel, Etruria Hall, Festival Way, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5BQ


13 Jun 2019, 9:00am - 11:30am

Conference Room 1, Brough Business Centre, Skillings Ln., Brough HU15 1EN

Milton Keynes (Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference)

25 June 2019, Timings TBC

Arena MK, Milton Keynes, V6 Grafton St, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK1 1ST

Browse upcoming workshops on the map:

Register your interest - request a workshop in your area

Don't see a location near you? Further workshops will be added by demand.  

Register your interest in future workshops - email and let us know in what town/region you'd like to see a workshop.


Photos from recent workshops:

Green Business Fund workshop Bath

Businesses at our very first Green Business Fund workshop in Bath discuss ideas around energy management

Green Business Fund workshop East Riding of Yorkshire

Companies from our East Riding of Yorkshire training workshop learning how to identify energy saving opportunities

Green Business Fund workshop Hampshire

SMEs in Havant, Hampshire learn new ways to reduce energy costs in their business

Green Business Fund workshop South Yorkshire

Danielle Taylor welcomes businesses to our South Yorkshire workshop


Read more about the Carbon Trust Green Business Fund

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