Sustainable Business Network Funding and finances for Sustainability Henry Lewis - 26 th  May 2010
WHAT’S AVAILABLE? <ul><li>Brighter ideas, brighter future, for business and the environment... </li></ul>
What’s Available? <ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
CONSULTANCY <ul><li>Brighter ideas, brighter future, for business and the environment... </li></ul>
Consultancy <ul><li>Carbon Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Business Link </li></ul><ul><li>Chamber of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>P...
Carbon Trust  <ul><li>Telephone advice – Carbon Trust </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description -  Telephone helpline providing fr...
Carbon Trust  <ul><li>Survey service – Carbon Trust </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description: Practical suggestions to manage ene...
Level of Service Energy Spend (£) Service Funding  Description 50k – 500k Carbon Survey Fully funded Identification 500k –...
Carbon Trust  - Application <ul><li>To apply, you will need to know: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your company’s annual energy sp...
What do you get? <ul><li>Benefits  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify where you can reduce your energy bills. </li></ul></ul><...
GRANTS <ul><li>Brighter ideas, brighter future, for business and the environment... </li></ul>
Grants – Energy 500 <ul><li>Energy 500 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description – £500 SEEDA funded grants for implementation of ...
Grants – Energy 500 Application
LOANS <ul><li>Brighter ideas, brighter future, for business and the environment... </li></ul>
Loans – Carbon Trust <ul><li>Carbon Trust Loans Scheme </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description: Z ero per cent interest loans to...
<ul><li>Eligibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Private sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trading for at least 12 months </li></...
<ul><li>£1,000 of loan for every 2 tCO2 saved per annum. </li></ul><ul><li>Payback five years </li></ul><ul><li>Projects c...
<ul><li>Company information </li></ul><ul><li>Personal information </li></ul><ul><li>Energy saving project </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Application process </li></ul>Loans – Carbon Trust
Loans – SALIX <ul><li>SALIX </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description: Interest free funding to accelerate investment in energy ef...
Loans – SALIX
<ul><li>Example technologies include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insulation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lighting </li></ul></ul>...
OTHER INCENTIVES <ul><li>Brighter ideas, brighter future, for business and the environment... </li></ul>
Feed in Tariffs <ul><li>Feed-In Tariffs are payments to ordinary energy users for renewable electricity they generate (up ...
Feed in Tariffs
Other incentives <ul><li>Enhanced Capital Allowances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECAs) enable a bus...
Getting some help <ul><li>Plenty of practical advice: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DTI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DEFRA </li></ul...
Thank you for listening, any questions? Contact: Henry Lewis 023 9263 9858 [email_address] Brighter ideas, brighter future...
Practical Example <ul><li>VT Group </li></ul>
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  • Key part of governments programme to manage climate change, and meet carbon reductions targets.
  • UK emits 540 million tonnes CO2 per year. 40% created by business. Target to cut by 80% by 2050.
  • Sure you are all aware of the CT – Theo Pthetis etc. However, as to set the context, the CT is… Energy Survey service – Carbon Trust Description - This scheme provides businesses with the opportunity to have professional consultants visit their workplace and assess their energy expenditure, and suggest practical means of conserving energy and reducing bills. Eligibility - Businesses with energy bills greater that £50,000 per year may apply. Implementation advice EEDA - Through the South East England  European Regional Development Fund  (ERDF) Competitiveness Programme, £15million has been secured to advance low carbon initiatives. SEEDA is supporting programmes to help businesses improve in areas of sustainable procurement, sustainable design and innovation, sustainable construction and reduction, re-use and recycling. Then next call for projects seeking funding will be in early 2010.
  • Telephone helpline providing free advice to businesses on how they can reduce energy costs. The helpline can deal with straightforward requests for information, right through to in-depth technical questions about particular technologies. It provides: immediate answers to the majority of questions arrangements for a specialist to call back for questions warranting further information distribution of free publications relevant to each enquir
  • Description This scheme provides businesses with the opportunity to have professional consultants visit their workplace and assess their energy expenditure, and suggest practical means of conserving energy and reducing bills. Eligibility Businesses with energy bills greater that £50,000 per year may apply.
  • Some recommendations will involve no capital outlay whatsoever. Where capital expenditure is necessary, our consultant will work with you to calculate the payback period.
  • o grants available from Local Authority at the moment.
  • Through Business Link, the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA) is offering Energy Grant 500 to help small businesses. The project is designed to raise awareness of energy usage in the business. It provides a grant of up to £500 to implement changes that will result in reduced energy costs and a smaller carbon footprint.
  • No grants available from Local Authority at the moment.
  • Independent social enterprise – not for profit organisation Guarantee funding for proven technologies Money provided by Carbon Trust
  • Generation tariff paid by energy supplier for each unit of electricity generated. Rate will change yearly, but once agreed will last for 20-25 years. Export tariff – 3p/kwh from energy supplier for energy exported back to the grid.
  • Henry Lewis - Clouds Environmental

    1. 1. Sustainable Business Network Funding and finances for Sustainability Henry Lewis - 26 th May 2010
    2. 2. WHAT’S AVAILABLE? <ul><li>Brighter ideas, brighter future, for business and the environment... </li></ul>
    3. 3. What’s Available? <ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loans </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Three main providers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy Suppliers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Authorities </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. CONSULTANCY <ul><li>Brighter ideas, brighter future, for business and the environment... </li></ul>
    5. 5. Consultancy <ul><li>Carbon Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Business Link </li></ul><ul><li>Chamber of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Development Agencies – e.g. EEDA </li></ul>
    6. 6. Carbon Trust <ul><li>Telephone advice – Carbon Trust </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description - Telephone helpline providing free advice to businesses on how they can reduce energy costs.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eligibility – FREE for all. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>First ‘port of call’ for ‘micro organisations’. </li></ul><ul><li>Advice line: 0800 085 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: customercentre@carbontrust.co.uk </li></ul>
    7. 7. Carbon Trust <ul><li>Survey service – Carbon Trust </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description: Practical suggestions to manage energy. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eligibility: over £50k – but piloting smaller spend. Apply anyway! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amount of days allocated will depend upon energy spend. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other services: Carbon footprint, implementation advice. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/cut-carbon-reduce-costs/products-services/carbon-surveys/pages/carbon-surveys.aspx </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Level of Service Energy Spend (£) Service Funding Description 50k – 500k Carbon Survey Fully funded Identification 500k – 3m Extended Carbon Survey Fully funded Identification and implementation Above 3m Carbon Management 70% customer contribution 30% funding Bespoke service
    9. 9. Carbon Trust - Application <ul><li>To apply, you will need to know: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your company’s annual energy spend. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy spend of entire organisation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Number of employees. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Availability for the next 10 days. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential Visit dates. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/cut-carbon-reduce-costs/products-services/carbon-surveys/pages/carbon-surveys.aspx </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. What do you get? <ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify where you can reduce your energy bills. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Action Plan – e.g. Law firm. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced environmental credentials. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimisation of the impact of environmental legislation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of better energy management practices. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased control of keys operations and processes. </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. GRANTS <ul><li>Brighter ideas, brighter future, for business and the environment... </li></ul>
    12. 12. Grants – Energy 500 <ul><li>Energy 500 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description – £500 SEEDA funded grants for implementation of energy efficient technology. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eligibility – Businesses with an annual spend of £1,500 - £30,000. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: More efficient lighting. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.fsb.org.uk/150/images/energy%20grant%20500%20factsheet.pdf </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Grants – Energy 500 Application
    14. 14. LOANS <ul><li>Brighter ideas, brighter future, for business and the environment... </li></ul>
    15. 15. Loans – Carbon Trust <ul><li>Carbon Trust Loans Scheme </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description: Z ero per cent interest loans to enable SMEs to replace or upgrade equipment with more energy efficient versions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Min amount = £3,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Max amount = £100,000 </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. <ul><li>Eligibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Private sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trading for at least 12 months </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SME (<250 employees, <£50m turnover) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Larger organisations not in CRC. </li></ul></ul>Loans – Carbon Trust
    17. 17. <ul><li>£1,000 of loan for every 2 tCO2 saved per annum. </li></ul><ul><li>Payback five years </li></ul><ul><li>Projects could include: </li></ul>Loans – Carbon Trust Building Technologies Industrial Process Technologies Air conditioning Compressed air fittings Boilers and heating controls Motors Boiler and hot water tank information Materials handling equipment Building insulation Power factor correction Heat recovery Process heating Lighting Process controls Pipe insulation Refrigeration Solar thermal systems Variable speed drives
    18. 18. <ul><li>Company information </li></ul><ul><li>Personal information </li></ul><ul><li>Energy saving project </li></ul><ul><li>Energy saving calculation </li></ul><ul><li>Supplier information/quote </li></ul><ul><li>Bank details </li></ul>Loans – Carbon Trust https://www.carbontrust-online.co.uk/PublicAccess/AppClientLoan.aspx <ul><li>Application form: </li></ul>
    19. 19. <ul><li>Application process </li></ul>Loans – Carbon Trust
    20. 20. Loans – SALIX <ul><li>SALIX </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description: Interest free funding to accelerate investment in energy efficiency technologies across the UK public sector. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: 8%-15% of utility spend. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eligibility: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public Sector </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Low carbon technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fund dependent upon history of energy management and utility spend. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    21. 21. Loans – SALIX
    22. 22. <ul><li>Example technologies include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insulation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lighting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heating upgrades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT improvements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voltage reduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better boilers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application process closely managed – setting up and managing. </li></ul>Loans – SALIX
    23. 23. OTHER INCENTIVES <ul><li>Brighter ideas, brighter future, for business and the environment... </li></ul>
    24. 24. Feed in Tariffs <ul><li>Feed-In Tariffs are payments to ordinary energy users for renewable electricity they generate (up to 5 Mega Watts) </li></ul><ul><li>Payments: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Payment made for all electricity generated by the system. (Generation tariff) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Payment made for electricity exported to the grid. (Export tariff) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Payments in addition to bill savings gained. </li></ul></ul>
    25. 25. Feed in Tariffs
    26. 26. Other incentives <ul><li>Enhanced Capital Allowances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECAs) enable a business to claim 100% first-year capital allowances on their spending on qualifying plant and machinery. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy Technology Product List </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As a business you can claim tax allowances, called capital allowances, on certain purchases or investments. This means you can deduct a proportion of these costs from your taxable profits and reduce your tax bill. </li></ul></ul>
    27. 27. Getting some help <ul><li>Plenty of practical advice: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DTI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DEFRA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Development Agencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Chamber of Commerce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultancies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make the most of free assistance! </li></ul>
    28. 28. Thank you for listening, any questions? Contact: Henry Lewis 023 9263 9858 [email_address] Brighter ideas, brighter future, for business and the environment...
    29. 29. Practical Example <ul><li>VT Group </li></ul>
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