150 Free energy audits for Irish businesses

Information Session for businesses to begin their sustainable journey

Businesses can now access free energy audits under the Climate Active Neighbourhoods Capitalisation Project (CANCap).

Offered by energy experts, 3 Counties Energy Agency (3cea), the free audits aim to help businesses improve sustainable measures and reduce costs. Businesses are urged to sign-up as there are only 150 free energy audits available.

Date for the Diary: Free Information Session

3 Counties Energy Agency (3cea) has arranged a free online information session on Tuesday, November 2nd at midday to explain who can apply for the free energy audits, what SMEs can expect from it and how to apply for one of the limited places available. To attend, please register https://bit.ly/CANCapSME

The CANCap energy audit is available for free to businesses with fewer than 50 employees in the Southeast region from the following sectors:

  • Nursing homes and healthcare providers
  • Food producersfarm foods plants
  • Convenience grocery stores and supermarkets
  • Office blocks and property management companies

The audits are offered exclusively by 3 Counties Energy Agency having become Irish members of the global network, the Climate Alliance, based in Germany, a partnership of nine EU countries working together for climate action.

Alexandra Hamilton, Senior Energy Engineer with 3cea said

The free audits are an opportunity for businesses to reduce energy usage and costs, lower their CO2 emissions and make a very positive impact on climate change. Following completion of an audit, the business will receive an energy usage report. 3cea will advise on how to reduce energy bills and develop practical, sustainable energy measures. Companies may also qualify for further grant assistance for upgrades such as solar panels, energy-efficient heating or cooling systems, insulation, or upgrade to LED lighting. Our auditors will always advise on any grants that may be available.”

Free energy audits are available with no obligation, as part of an Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) Development Project called CANCap. Businesses that are interested in exploring can visit https://3cea.ie/cancap-offers-free-energy-reports-for-irish-smes/ and express their interest by filling out the CANCap enquiry form.


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