OxFutures recently awarded over £100k in grants to a range of low carbon initiatives.
Some of the funding was granted to SMEs to help them install energy saving measures, following on from their energy audits. And some went to supporting the development of innovation projects, ideas, and new start-ups in the low carbon sector.
The grants went to:
- Jamie Briggs Removal and Storage Ltd, Bicester – to help replace their high bay lighting with LEDs using less than half the previous electricity
- Shed Oxford, Sutton Courtenay – to improve the energy efficiency of their greenhouse and provide a solar heat source
- Folly Bridge Brasserie, Oxford – to install a new electric oven with induction hobs
- Thames Cryogenics, Didcot – to upgrade their whole business to LED lighting
- Seacourt Printers, Horspath – to help them produce a Good Business Pack providing peer-to-peer money saving advice based on their own best practise experience of implementing sustainable initiatives.
- Retrofit Works – to help introduce a successful domestic retrofit model to Oxfordshire, making homes easier and cheaper to heat
- Hallidays Hydropower, Dorchester-on-Thames – to support the production of a technical user manual and app for maintenance of hydro electric projects
- EcoSync, Oxford – to support the development of a smart heating system which will avoid unoccupied rooms being heated
- Carbon Alternatives, Oxford – to help develop R&D testing of heat network connections to properties in Swaffham, Norfolk.
The Abbey Sutton Courtenay have been improving the energy efficiency of their guest house following an OxFutures energy audit and recent funding awarded from GreenFund to help them fund the installation of the measures.
Read their case study to find out more: The Abbey – Case Study
Press release: OxFutures GreenFund allocates over £32,000 of funding to low carbon and energy efficiency projects
OxFutures GreenFund project has approved over £32,000 of funding for two innovation projects in the low carbon sector and one project to install energy efficiency measures.
Press release: OxFutures Project launches free energy audits and funding to small businesses in Oxfordshire to cut their energy bills
The OxFutures partnership project is offering free energy audits to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Oxfordshire to identify energy and cost saving opportunities.
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