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START2ACT programme for startups and young SMEs

Free energy efficiency consulting and mentoring for startups and young SMEs

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START2ACT is an energy efficiency support programme to help young SMEs and startups to identify and implement low cost energy saving measures, to save money on your energy bills and reduce your environmental impact. START2ACT has been designed to improve how small businesses manage energy now and in the future, so that you can lay the groundwork for long-term sustainable growth.

 

Small businesses and entrepreneurs can benefit from the following fully-funded services:

  • If you have your own premises or working space you can receive three on-site visits from a Carbon Trust expert, to help you identify low and no cost energy saving opportunities and improve your energy management processes. Sign up here >>
  • If you don’t have your own premises or you work remotely, you can receive phone support from a Carbon Trust expert to learn more about how to operate your business with energy efficiency in mind. Sign up here >>

 

The format of these services will be flexible to allow you to ask questions and solve any problems that you face when implementing energy saving projects.

 

Interactive online resources

Want to start by learning more about energy efficiency online? START2ACT offers the following freely-available interactive online resources:

  • START2ACT Knowledge Base: view a repository of low and no cost energy efficiency opportunities and download tools and templates to help you save energy at work and at home. Visit the Knowledge Base >>

 

  • START2ACT eLearning Course: for those new to energy efficiency, you can learn about a wide variety of energy efficiency topics in the START2ACT eLearning Course. Join, pause and restart anytime you want and receive an eLearning certificate. Launch eLearning Course >>

 

  • START2ACT Forum: if you have a question about energy or resource reduction, post it on the START2ACT forum and receive a response from an energy expert. View the Forum >>

 

Any questions?

If you have any questions about START2ACT or the services offered through this programme, please email START2ACT@carbontrust.com or submit an enquiry using the online sign up form. Alternatively, please call 020 3944 0472 to speak to a Carbon Trust Advisor.

 

About START2ACT

Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, the START2ACT programme aims to support young SMEs and startups to save energy and cut costs at their workplace. To achieve this, we are offering free-of-charge mentoring and training activities in nine European countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and the UK. The Carbon Trust is the implementation partner for the UK.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 696069.

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