Find out more about the financial supports that are available to businesses who want to invest in energy saving technologies.

Guide to grants

This table gives you an overview of the range of supports available to SMEs interested in energy efficiency. Select the grant you are interested in to get more detail or apply.

 
Grant or support name SummarySuitability

Accelerated Capital Allowance

Tax incentives to promote purchase of energy efficient products on the Triple E register.

Businesses investing in energy efficient products.

Communities Grant

Supports for energy efficiency community projects through capital funding, partnerships, and technical support. Open for applications December to February every year.

Businesses, communities and residents who want to participate in a cross-sectoral partnership approach to saving energy.

Electric Vehicles Grant - Commercial

Financial support for electric N1 category commercial vehicles.

Organisations interested in purchasing electric N1 category vehicles (small goods vans).

Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme

Various energy saving measures.

Businesses looking for support (including financial) for energy saving measures.

Excellence in Energy Efficient Design (EXEED)

Grant support for projects which are following the EXEED Certified standard for Excellence in Energy Efficient Design.

Businesses designing a large, ambitious energy investment project.

Project Assistance Grant

Grants towards project feasibility studies and energy audits, as well as business case and project delivery.

Organisations spending at least €250k per year on energy, who require support for the development of energy projects that are expected to achieve significant savings.

Support Scheme for Energy Audits

Financial support (in the form of a voucher) for a high quality energy audit.

SMEs who are interested in getting an energy audit.

Support Scheme for Renewable Heat

Financial supports (either a grant or an operational tariff) for the installation of heat pumps or biomass/biogas boilers and CHP units.

Businesses, especially those with high heating costs, who are interested in switching to renewable heating options.

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