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Help your business go greener

Middlesbrough Council is committed to making Middlesbrough a greener town. We're taking immediate action to help tackle climate change and make Middlesbrough a leader on environmental issues. To find out more about our green aims, visit the Green Strategy page.

We want local businesses to be part of our journey. If you have a business in Middlesbrough, support is available to help you go greener. Support can help you to streamline operations, reduce costs, and develop your own Net Zero strategies.

Net Zero - Business (TVCA)

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Get fully-funded consultancy support and up to £2000 grant funding for your business, alongside easy access to online tools and regular webinars and workshops.

Find out more about Net Zero - Business.

Net Zero Industry Innovation Centre (Teesside University)

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The Net Zero Industry Innovation Centre supports the move towards a green economy, which will enable future generations to work and live in a carbon neutral environment. Areas of expertise: hydrogen and decarbonisation, circular economy, intelligent energy and industrial systems, and digital modelling and simulation.

Energy Saving Trust

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The Energy Saving Trust is an independent UK-wide organisation working to address the climate emergency. They support communities, councils, supply chain, and businesses of all sizes, helping them to play their part in building a sustainable, energy-efficient future.

EV infrastructure

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The government's EV infrastructure grant for staff and fleets is for small-to-medium-sized businesses in the UK.

The grant pays towards both the infrastructure and the charge points that you install at the same time as the infrastructure.

Funding available includes:

  • £350 per chargepoint socket installed
  • £500 per parking space enabled with supporting infrastructure

The total amount of grant funding available cannot be more than 75% of the cost of the installation, and is capped at £15,000 per grant.

Small-to-medium-sized businesses (up to 249 employees) are eligible to apply. The business must be a UK-registered company, charity, or public sector organisation. One of the following will be required:

  • Companies House company registration number
  • VAT registration number

UK government

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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. Find out more about funding to help your business become greener on GOV.UK.