Low Carbon Dorset Helping reduce Dorset's footprint

Low carbon Dorset

We hear a lot these days about the need to transition to a low carbon economy in order to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and help tackle climate change.

Low Carbon Dorset is a five year programme of activities to help stimulate growth in Dorset’s low carbon economy and reduce the county’s footprint.

We offer FREE technical support and grant funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.

Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Low Carbon Dorset helps businesses, community, and public sector organisations in Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole.

The programme is run by Dorset Council (DC) and the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). It aims to help improve your energy efficiency, increase the use of renewable energy, and aid the development of new low carbon products.

‘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.

Apply

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
It was great to join Kaye (Dorset Council's Youth Voice Manager) at The Gryphon School's mini COP event yesterday.

We got the chance to talk to pupils from The Gryphon and other Dorset schools about green careers, and the opportunities a green transition brings.

#COP28 #SustainableCareers
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Low Carbon Dorset4 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.
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Low Carbon Dorset6 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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County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ
lowcarbondorset@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

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