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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

  • Mon, 01 Jul 2019

  • Wed, 02 Oct 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


12th September 2019, 9:45am - 12:30pm

Newcastle City Library, 33 New Bridge St W, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AX


2nd October 2019, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Aldershot Enterprise Centre, Mandora House, Gallwey Rd., Aldershot GU11 2DD

Bristol (Presentation at the Energy Seminar at the Festival of Sustainable Business)

17th September 2019, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Seminar Venue: Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, BS2 0ZX

Seminar Cost: £45+VAT, or £40 for Future Economy Network Subscribers

Main Exhibitor Hall Venue: We The Curious, One Millennium Square, Anchor Rd BS1 5DB

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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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