1st Jul 2021 in Business

Invest Northern Ireland is running a second call for applications to the COVID-19 Energy Efficiency Capital Grant (EECG)

EECG helps businesses recover from COVID-19 and build resilience through green efficiency. It provides grant support for the installation of energy efficient equipment that offers greater efficiency in the use of energy, providing cost savings and carbon savings.

EECG is open to existing Invest NI customers and businesses eligible to become an Invest NI customer.

What is available?

Businesses can access up to a maximum grant of £80,000 to support 20% of eligible costs to purchase new energy efficiency equipment.

Eligible projects can use EECG to contribute toward the costs of energy efficient technologies such as:

  • LED lighting system including LED luminaries, and lighting controls such as occupancy and daylight sensors.
  • Heating and cooling equipment including high efficiency boilers, intelligent heating controls, heat recovery projects, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and refrigeration equipment.
  • Replacement drives or motors including variable speed drives (VSD) and high efficiency motors.
  • Process insulation including extruder insulation and pipework insulation.
  • Other technologies such as high efficiency compressors, energy storage, combined heat and power (CHP), building energy management systems (BEMS) and voltage optimisation.

For more information and to find out if your business is eligible go to https://www.nibusinessinfo.co.uk/content/covid-19-energy-efficiency-capital-grant-second-call

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