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07 December 2023

Free Independent Energy Assessments For VCSEs

Funded as part of a package of over £100 million of support being delivered by the Government to help frontline delivery organisations with the increased cost of living, the scheme will help voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England improve their energy efficiency.

As of today, Groundwork are offering VCSEs the chance to apply for a free Independent Energy Assessment (IEA).

Successful applicants will receive the support of an independent energy assessor to identify energy-saving opportunities in their community buildings. Assessors will provide applicants an IEA – a comprehensive evaluation of the building’s energy usage, efficiency and potential for energy savings.

Applicant organisations must be a VCSE based in England delivering frontline services. They must be able to demonstrate that they are financially sustainable, require support around energy and are, own or have a long-term tenancy in their premises and not be suitable for blended finance or loan support through other schemes.

To apply or find out more about the scheme click here.