Low Carbon Dorset Helping reduce Dorset's footprint

Low Carbon Dorset

Low Carbon Dorset provides FREE energy-saving advice and grant funding to help local organisations reduce their carbon emissions and save on energy costs.

Our free advice and grants are available to businesses and community groups of all sizes in the Dorset Council area, and are designed to help organisations take steps to improve energy efficiency, install renewable energy and save money on bills.

Find out more about the support available and how to apply.

Low Carbon Dorset was set up by Dorset Council and is part-funded by the UK Government.  The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025.

The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, click here.

‘The amount of help and advice that we received from Low Carbon Dorset was incredible.’

Lyme Regis Baptist Church

What’s on offer?

Click here to see what support is available to your organisation

Case studies

Click here to see how other people have lowered their carbon usage, or contribute your own project.


Click here to fill out an online form for more information and start the low-carbon ball rolling.

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Low Carbon Dorset2 months ago
Does your organisation have a plan for how you're going to get to net zero?

Our technical officers can help you create a bespoke plan, outlining opportunities and recommendations to help your organisation prepare for a greener future.

And it doesn't stop there, we can also provide grants to help you action it 💰

Businesses, community groups and charities in the Dorset Council area can access free support, by visiting the Low Carbon Dorset website.
Low Carbon Dorset
Low Carbon Dorset4 months ago
If you own or run a business in Dorset, you could be eligible for a grant to help reduce your energy use.

Grants from Low Carbon Dorset can be used to help install energy saving measures like LEDs and solar panels, to help your business tackle emissions and save on energy costs.

You can find out what support is available and how to apply, on our website 👉 https://orlo.uk/low-carbon-dorset_4bOwk
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Low Carbon Dorset4 months ago
With the help of our programme, over 100 community groups and charities in Dorset have taken steps to reduce carbon emissions.

Our free advice and grants have helped local organisations install green measures like LEDs, solar panels and heat pumps.

If you'd like help reducing your organisation's carbon footprint, visit our website https://orlo.uk/low-carbon-dorset_gkPEX

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