BEE is Now Supporting Electric Vehicles and Solar PV Systems
New Funding Streams Available – Now Supporting Electric Vehicles and Solar PV Systems
The Business Energy Efficiency Programme for Cambridge and Peterborough (BEECP) has confirmed that it is now able to offer grant funding to small businesses to assist with buying an electric vehicle as well as to install a solar PV renewable energy system.
BEECP offers grants of up to 25% of the total costs towards capital investments in eligible energy efficiency measures, with a maximum grant of £20,000.
There are general eligibility criteria that the business will need to meet to qualify for support from BEECP and more information can be found here
More specifically, the key criteria for electric vehicles are;
You must be replacing an existing vehicle
The replacement vehicle must be new
The new vehicle must be 100% for business use
The key criteria for solar PV renewable energy systems are;
The business must NOT be intending to register for the Feed-in-Tariff with Ofgem
A detailed independent feasibility study has been completed (available fully funded through BEECP if needed)
Funding for electric vehicles and solar PV is available from the 1st October 2018
BEECP covers 14 local authority areas across South Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Rutland, North Hertfordshire, West Norfolk and West Suffolk. As well as energy efficiency grants, the programme offers fully funded Energy Reviews and can also support feasibility studies for more complex projects.