Low Carbon

 

Employment in the low carbon economy in D2N2 is thought to be amongst the highest of all LEP areas. The D2N2 area importantly also has significant research expertise in this area. It plans to use our competitive advantage to build on expertise in the low carbon transport technologies and dual fuels sector, including Toyota and Rolls Royce.

The significance of climate change and the low carbon economy is also likely to present commercial opportunities for the entire D2N2 business base either through the development and provision of low carbon goods and services, including low carbon housing and retrofit or through savings in areas such as energy or waste reduction, providing a market for local low carbon economy businesses.

Invest to Grow

Grants and loans of between £15,000 and £250,000 to support private-sector businesses across the East Midlands to innovate, grow and create jobs....
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Sustainability in Enterprise (SiE)

Nottingham Trent University is delivering a new sustainability project providing advice and funding to drive sustainable growth in businesses and......
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Accelerating Reduction or Carbon

A free energy audit and grants of up to £14,000 that will fund up to 35% of total project costs to reduce......
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Energy for Business

Fully funded post-graduate student support of up to 200 hours for an energy related project ....
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Green Entrepreneurs Fund

Grant fund for businesses interested in developing and investing in green energy and carbon reduction schemes....
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Sustainability Forum

The East Midlands Chamber Sustainability Forum shares best practice of green business models that both save money and protect the......
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Low Carbon Business Network

A project between the University of Derby Business School, Derby City and Derbyshire County Councils and the Institute for Innovation......
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Low-emission Vehicle Grants

You can get a discount on the price of brand new low-emission vehicles through a grant the government gives to......
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Bolsover District Council Economic Loan Fund

Loans to SME’s in the Bolsover District Council area...
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CleanTech Business Network

The CleanTech Business Network was launched in 2010 to provide a forum for businesses working in the emerging low carbon transport......
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Driving Research and Innovation

Research, innovation and productivity support for SMEs...
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Electric Van Experience

A unique opportunity for Nottingham-based businesses to test drive a range of electric vans...
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Events

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Accelerating growth in a complex world - East Midlands Event

7th December 2021 @ 11:00am - 1:30pm
Hybrid - option of online or face to face

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Case Studies

YADA Collective  

YADA Collective

Re-inventing the night-time economy with Growth Hub support

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News

DFT Funding For Low Carbon Transport Innovation  

DFT Funding For Low Carbon Transport Innovation

Transport Research and Innovation Grants 2021

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Vision Derbyshire Business Support scheme  

Vision Derbyshire Business Support scheme

The Vision Derbyshire Business Start-Up and Business Support Grant Scheme is open to people who live in Derbyshire who are...

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