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Find funding to help your business become greener

Almost £5 billion of funding is available to help UK businesses become greener as part of the government’s commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Funding opportunities will be awarded to businesses investing in green technologies to increase energy efficiency or reduce carbon emissions.

Before you apply for funding

  1. Explore and find the right funding for your business needs.

  2. Check you’re eligible for the funding as the requirements vary for each type of fund.

Find current funding

This list is updated as new funding becomes available.


Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) Phase 2: Autumn 2021 competition

Open: 27 September 2021 to 6 December 2021
Available: England, Northern Ireland and Wales only

£60 million grant fund for feasibility and engineering studies, and the deployment of industrial energy efficiency and deep decarbonisation projects.

Apply for IETF funding.

Heat Network Investment Project (HNIP)

Open: March 2021 to September 2021
Available: England and Wales only

A £320 million fund to increase the number of heat networks being built to reduce carbon emissions and deliver carbon savings.

Apply for HNIP funding.


View past funding

View funding recently closed to applicants.

Published 19 April 2021
Last updated 27 September 2021 + show all updates
  1. Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) Phase 2: Autumn 2021 opens 27 September 2021.

  2. Applications to the Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 Competition are closed.

  3. First published.