Up to €2 million available for SMEs to upgrade their lighting and save energy.
The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D has announced €2 million funding for small and medium-sized businesses to invest in energy efficient lighting. The grant, administered by SEAI, will cover 30% of the cost of upgrade work and can help save up to 60% on lighting costs.
The scheme is open for applications from Monday, 8th April, until Monday, 20th May. Early application is strongly advised as in the event of all funds being allocated prior to the closing date the scheme will automatically close.
Applications can be submitted by individual businesses or by contractors. Contractors may group applications where they are delivering lighting upgrades for a number of small businesses.
The grant is open to all small and medium-sized businesses including retailers, the hospitality and tourism sector, private health and education facilities, and manufacturers.
Small and medium-sized enterprises with less than 250 employees across all sectors are eligible to apply. Annual turnover must not exceed €50 million. Applicants are encouraged to use energy efficient products from the SEAI triple E register. To find out more, visit www.seai.ie/aca
Scheme closes for applications on the 20th May 2019. In the event of all funds being allocated prior to this date, the scheme will automatically close. Early application is strongly advised.