Manufacturing Energy Toolkit

Manufacturers can reduce their energy usage by up to 46%, through our national pilot programme of our bespoke Manufacturing Energy Toolkit.

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The cost of energy is rising

Many manufacturers are running equipment in ways that waste significant amounts of energy – hurting both their bottom line and the environment. The rising price of energy, both electricity and gas, is a major risk for these businesses, particularly those with energy-intensive processes.

Your business might be one of these manufacturers.
And you might not know it.
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Cut your energy costs.

Grow your bottom line.

Across our seven manufacturing innovation centres, we are running a national pilot scheme to help manufacturing SMEs cut their energy usage, cost and emissions.

The Manufacturing Energy Toolkit can help you to protect your business from future shocks and price increases.

Our experts have the experience and industry know-how to help you slash energy usage across your manufacturing process by up to 46% – helping make your money go further.

Depending on circumstances, businesses can be offered a complimentary energy assessment or energy transition roadmap.

How it works

Helping your money go further

During our regional pilot programme at WMG, University of Warwick, manufacturers discovered significant savings.

Save up to


total energy from your production
Save up to


energy from any individual machine
How the Manufacturing Energy Toolkit works
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Site visit

If you’re completely new to cutting energy from your process, our experts start with a fully-funded visit to your production site to make an in-depth assessment of your energy mix and usage, identifying key areas where you could save money.

Start your journey
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Energy roadmap

Once problems are identified, we can work with you on a roadmap for cutting your manufacturing energy consumption, helping you save £000s per year.

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Data-led decisions

We also focus on the greenhouse gas emissions of your energy use, giving you data that can help build your position in the market.

Start your journey

Apply to the Manufacturing Energy Toolkit national pilot

Want to get involved?

Here are the next steps

  1. Fill in the application form
  2. If successful, book a site visit with our centre team
  3. Our experts will then do walk your production line or area with you
  4. Finally, you will receive a technical report with results and next steps to cut your manufacturing energy usage and grow your bottom line


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