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The Green Business Fund

Energy saving support at no cost to your business


The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund is dedicated to supporting small to medium sized organisations (SMEs) in England, Scotland and Wales, and providing opportunities to improve energy efficiency and reduce energy costs. 

Since 2016, the Green Business Fund has supported hundreds of small businesses to identify an average potential saving of £8,230 on their energy spend.

Find out more about how the Carbon Trust Green Business Fund can help you:



Register your interest

Unfortunately we are no longer accepting applications for energy assessments and implementation advice.

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Sign up to be kept in the loop for future support.

Questions? See our FAQs, or call us on 020 7832 4773 to speak to one of our advisors.

From the first call, right through to completion; the team were friendly and really informative, and made it so easy! The application was simple; fast, and professional.

Sam Urben, Project Coordinator, Fine Cut Group

Download a free energy saving guide

Download one of our free and impartial guides to help reduce your organisation's carbon footprint. The guides give expert advice on energy efficient technology and renewable energy, as well as sector-based advice covering retail, hospitality, manufacturing, and many more.

Use our simple tools to manage your carbon emissions

Take the first steps in measuring, managing and reducing your carbon emissions and reducing your energy costs.  Our carbon footprint calculator, energy benchmarking and business case tools are designed specifically for small to medium sized businesses.



Explore our new energy saving tools 


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Attend a free workshop and learn how to reduce your energy spend

We're running a series of free energy efficiency best practice workshops across the UK aimed at helping small businesses and organisations save energy and money. The Carbon Trust experts running these workshops will help you make the most of the support available through the Green Business Fund, and will be on hand to answer any energy efficiency questions you may have.


Find your nearest workshop and register today 


Learn more in our free interactive webinars

Looking for sector-specific energy advice? Check out our series of free technical webinars covering a wide range of energy topics. Delivered by a Carbon Trust expert, these interactive webinars last approximately 45 minutes to an hour with the opportunity to ask specific questions. 


Watch our webinars on YouTube here 


Latest Updates



How do I find if a supplier/installer is Carbon Trust accredited?

You can browse the suppliers of energy efficient equipment listed on the Green Business Directory of Carbon Trust Accredited Suppliers. If you're a supplier who's interested in becoming accredited, you can find out more and apply here.

Do you have any grants available?

Unfortunately we are no longer accepting new applications for the capital contribution grant funding. If you're based in Wales, we may be able to offer an interest free loan for energy efficiency projects. Find out more here.

We're constantly on the lookout for further funding opportunities. If you'd like to be the first to hear about any funding that may be available in the future, please get in touch with the team at

How can I find out more?

If you have any questions about the Green Business Fund, please email us at or call us on 020 7832 4773 to speak to one of our advisors.


Case Studies

Read more case studies here >


Existing Capital Contribution Grant Applications

For existing applicants for the capital contribution grant, please read these step-by-step guides:

Additional documents: 

Log into your existing application here. (Please note, the capital contribution scheme has now closed for new applications.)

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