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If you are an SME or community group in Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin there’s a grant you can apply for worth up to £20,000 which can be use for solar PV installations.

Called the Marches Energy Grant, it offers free advice, energy assessments and grants for energy efficiency and renewable energy measures. The amount of grant awarded is calculated in relation to the project’s proposed energy and carbon emission savings.

To be eligible for the programme you must be:

  • Operating within the Marches and have a Marches business address;
  • For 7+hrs site assessments, a minimum annual energy spend of £5,000 applies

And either:

  • An organisation responsible for a community building


  • A small/medium size enterprise including limited businesses (SME);
  • A sole trader or partnership;
  • Trading over 12 months;
  • Below the Subsidy Control threshold of £315,000 over the previous 3 years, including the value of the support.