Sustainability grants and support

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Sustainability grants and support

Offering free assessments and grant funding to help businesses save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and develop low carbon technologies.

Clean Growth Worcestershire

The Council’s Clean Growth Team offer, fully funded support, advice, decarbonisation reviews and grants to enable businesses to contribute towards a thriving low carbon economy.

The programmes support includes:

Decarbonisation Reviews

Fully funded specialist decarbonisation advice and individual reviews are on offer to eligible SMEs. The review will help businesses to identify where existing energy consumption can be reduced and energy efficiency be improved.

Find out more about the Decarbonisation Reviews 

Decarbonisation Portal

Worcestershire businesses can access a free web-based decarbonisation portal to enable the collation and analysis of your organisations’ energy, transport, waste, and supply chain emissions, making climate action easy and engaging. 

Find out more about the Decarbonisation Portal

Business Energy Efficiency Programme (BEEP)

Free energy efficiency assessments which could lead to grants for businesses who wish to reduce costs and improve environmental credentials. Available to SMEs in eligible sectors.

Find out more about the Business Energy Efficiency Programme (BEEP) 

Low Carbon Opportunities Programme (LOCOP)

Free renewable energy or low carbon innovation assessments and grants to SMEs in eligible sectors.

Find out more about the Low Carbon Opportunities Programme (LOCOP) 

Natural Networks

Grants and advice to projects which aim to create or restore wildlife-rich habitats.

Find out more about Natural Networks 

Public-Sector Energy Efficiency Programme (PEEP)

PEEP provides free energy assessments and capital grant funding to support public-sector organisations to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings and invest in renewable energy technologies.

Find out more about the Public-Sector Energy Efficiency Programme (PEEP) 

Other sustainability support schemes

For businesses and organisations

Claim capital allowances – First year allowances

You can claim capital allowances when you buy energy efficient, or low or zero-carbon technology for your business.

Environmental taxes, reliefs and schemes for businesses: Capital allowances on energy-efficient items - GOV.UK (


If you have a product or service that could be adapted or improved for use in the horticultural or agricultural sector, you are most likely eligible. If your business is within the agri-tech/ agri-food sector and based in Worcestershire, then we would definitely like to hear from you.

Severn Trent Community Fund

To be eligible for a grant from the Severn Trent Community Fund, the organisation must be a registered not for profit, and the project you would like funding for must benefit Severn Trent customers.

Severn Trent Water Community Fund

For public sector bodies

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme

The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero operates the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme which is delivered by Salix. 

The Grant Scheme offers funding to encourage green investment, supporting the Government’s net zero and clean growth goals.

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme - GOV.UK

Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund

Housing providers can bid for funding under this scheme to use innovative approaches to retrofitting social housing at scale.  Successful applicants must deliver their projects by September 2025. 

Apply for the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund: Wave 2.1 - GOV.UK

Get in touch

If you would like to contact the Sustainability team, please email

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