Small US businesses granted $53m for clean energy and climate solutions

It will support 259 projects across 38 states that cover security and resilience, renewable energy, energy storage, carbon capture and conversion and fusion energy

US small businesses awarded $35m for clean energy and climate solutions

The technologies include climate research tools, improved batteries for EVs and commercialising a new low cost and efficient hydrogen energy storage system

Small businesses to secure $3m green boost

Automated waste sorting technology and methane monitoring systems will be among the projects to be backed

Small businesses and landlords offered £50m for EV chargers

The government has also launched a consultation on improving the charging experience

Up to £2.5bn a year potential energy savings for small businesses

The government has launched a call for evidence on various proposals for a new Business Energy Efficiency Scheme

Small and microbusinesses continue to pay more for energy, Ofgem finds

Microbusinesses paid 35% more for their electricity in the first quarter of 2018 compared with larger firms

Bulk of small businesses ‘not switching to cheaper water suppliers’

This is despite many viewing themselves as cost-savvy

New energy switching platform for businesses

A new platform through which small businesses can switch energy suppliers has been launched. Switching Energy’s app enables firms to review live quotes in real-time for their energy supply contract. They will be able to accept the prices and move to a different supplier in one transaction using an e-signature. Founder Jon Davies said: “Having […]

How small businesses can benefit from solar panels

One in 10 small businesses are now generating their own electricity on site, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). It said 12% of its members are primarily using solar panels to produce their own energy, which showcases small businesses are realising the benefits the renewable source offers. Since 2012, the cost to install […]

UK small businesses call for improved energy incentives

Small businesses need to be more involved if the UK is to hit its climate targets. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) believe small and independent firms are key to closing the carbon gap – the government just needs to offer them improved incentives and reduce barriers to going green. Its new report suggests the […]