We are an enthusiastic team of experts who are excited about the opportunity to work with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
The team can provide carbon and energy-related consultancy and other support to your organisation, including:
Consultancy, information and diagnostic advice to established local organisations, as well as any start-ups or new businesses within Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Research collaboration opportunities with academia and researchers
Supporting the development of products and/or services that have an energy or carbon emission reduction focus
The project's key objectives are to:
Provide greater energy security in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Reduce operating costs and improve an SME's overall financial performance
Enable new energy products and services to be brought to market
Cornwall New Energy is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and therefore eligible businesses will receive our support free-of-charge.
Potential carbon savings from CNE consultancy
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*Potential carbon savings have been calculated on a yearly basis. Estimates are a culmination of the savings that could be achieved if the consultancy work that CNE has undertaken is implemented.
What are we offering?
The Cornwall New Energy project team supports small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the following sectors and groups to develop energy-related products, services and solutions.
Tourism and Leisure
We are supporting local enterprises which operate and manage hotels,
holiday parks, B&B’s, holiday cottages and leisure attractions, as
well as suppliers of consumables, services and products to the tourism
and leisure sector, to use energy more smartly and to benefit from
energy generation and storage.
Developers / Construction
We are engaging with the local industry to promote energy efficiency,
reduce energy consumption and increase renewable energy generation in
the entire construction supply and delivery chain.
We are helping innovators and entrepreneurs to develop, test,
demonstrate and commercialise their new ideas in the fast growing energy
and environmental market sectors. Whether you need support to develop
an early stage idea, find early customers and projects to enable tests
and demonstrations or just accelerate your market/commercial
development, our project team can help.
We can provide you with specialist, tailored support as a start-up
entering the low carbon and environmental sectors, helping you find
customers, develop markets and test and demonstrate new products and
Heavy energy users
If you are a heavy energy user looking to cut energy costs, reduce risk
and turn your energy use from a cost to a competitive advantage, we can
help you develop and implement a complete energy strategy to reduce your
energy consumption as well as generate, store, use and trade energy.
If you are an existing supplier, or planning to be, of low
carbon/environmental products and services, we can help you with
finding and bidding for local projects; finding and demonstrating new
products and services; securing Supply Chain Accreditation and
developing Environmental Management Plans to help you access new
For community groups, we can work with you to identify new renewable
energy projects and bring in expert support to help you progress
Who are we?
PRP is a long-established design and construction consultancy practice that offers energy and carbon-related advisory services within its wider portfolio of services. Our experts have much experience of working with different organisations and enterprises to provide support in relation to energy reduction, supply, generation and storage to reduce energy use, operating costs and carbon footprints, as well as to potentially generate revenue.
The Cornwall New Energy project has received funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.
The Department for Communities and Local Government (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations.