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Supporting North East SMEs & VCSEs

BEST offers free energy support to SMEs and VCSEs in Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland and Gateshead.

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BEST's free energy support helps you to reduce energy use in your business and save money.

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Helping North East SMEs to save money on energy

Rising energy costs are a significant issue for businesses and organisations of all sizes, in all sectors. BEST aims to reduce energy use and costs in small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) and Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprises (VCSEs) in Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland and Gateshead through free advice, energy efficiency audits and grant support.

BEST currently operates across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside and Gateshead. Energy efficiency support is also available through the BREEZ programme for businesses based in Sunderland.

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How we can help you

The Business Energy Saving Team (BEST) can provide your business with a range of advice and support to help manage and reduce energy costs within your building and day to day operations, helping to save money and reduce your carbon footprint. Our support ranges from advice and guidance to energy audits and report, to grant funding to implement energy saving measures within your organisation.

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Some of our case studies

Read through some of our useful resources on saving energy & money.

RED Engineering


RED Engineering Advances Environmental Efficiency with £1.3 Million Investment in State-of-the-Art Technology Centre at Hexham Base...

Dacon Fabrications


Dacon Fabrications put their BEST foot forward with Gas Save investment...



Marine interior manufacturers are toasty after bosses received the BEST energy saving advice from Newcastle City Council...

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