IETF deployment of energy efficiency technologies in industry

Fund Name: IETF deployment of energy efficiency technologies in industry
Project Length: End by 31 March 2024
Project Value: £250k minimum
Deadline: 28/10/2020

Summary

This Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) competition is offering up to £30 million, split across 2 strands, to fund feasibility, engineering studies, and deployment. In this strand, projects must deploy technologies to improve the energy efficiency of industrial processes.

Fund Details

This strand of the competition will provide grants to improve the energy efficiency of industrial processes.

Your project must focus on deployment of technology that has been proven to work through successful operations and/or is qualified through test and demonstration. The technology must improve the energy efficiency of an industrial process or processes. Your project must only be possible because of this funding.

Example technologies include:

  • improved process control
  • more efficient heat exchange
  • more efficient drying
  • energy recovery from waste heat
  • energy recovery from waste pressure
  • resource process optimisation

Your project must:

  • start by 1 April 2022
  • end by 31 March 2024
  • have a minimum total grant funding of £250,000

At the end of your project, you must have installed and begun to operate (or be ready to operate) the energy efficiency technology.

Eligibility

To lead a project or work alone your organisation:

  • must be a business of any size registered in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
  • must operate at the manufacturing site or data centre in England, Wales or Northern Ireland where the project is carried out
  • can collaborate with other businesses, research organisations, research and technology organisations (RTO), academic institution or public sector organisations which must all be registered in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
  • must carry out its project work in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
  • cannot be an undertaking in difficulty (see section on state aid)

This competition is aimed at specific types of business. These are determined by a code allocated at the time of registering at Companies House, called a standard industrial classification (SIC) code.

You will need to check your business SIC code to make sure you are eligible. For this competition your business must be one of these:

  • manufacturing 10 to 33
  • data centres 63110
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