Phase 4 documents for the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund, a competitive funding scheme to support the development of technologies, products and processes in energy efficiency, power generation and storage.
Update – 2 October 2015
Phase 4 of the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund has now finished, details of the projects awarded can be found below.
This is a competitive funding scheme to support the development and demonstration of state of the art technologies, products and processes in the areas of energy efficiency, power generation, heat and electricity storage and carbon capture and storage (CCS).
The Energy Entrepreneurs Fund seeks the best ideas, irrespective of source, across these energy technology areas from the public and private sector. The scheme particularly aims to assist small and medium-sized enterprises, including start-ups, and those companies that are selected will receive additional funding for incubation support.
Phases 1, 2 and 3
The first phase of the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund was open from 23 August to 31 October 2012. Under this phase, £16 million was awarded to 31 projects. Following the second phase on 13th June 2013, a further £10m was awarded to 22 projects. Phase 3 in January 2014 resulted in a further £9m awarded to 19 projects. Full list of the projects who have received EEF grants to date
The fourth phase of the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund was open from the 27 November 2014 to 26 January 2015. Under this phase £4.5m was awarded to 14 companies, with £1.7m allocated to projects focused on technologies associated with Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).