Alphaweld Ltd

Alphaweld is a national company based in Calver. A Business Development Grant of £24,254 has enabled the purchase and installation of new lighting and solar panels worth £48,509..

The company offers design, fabrication, installation and mechanical site services for steel structures, structural steelwork, plate work and other materials.It has the capability and facilities to meet the needs of a wide range of clients – ranging from small independent manufacturers to large blue chip companies. Alphaweld holds a number of certifications with British and European standards.

The company wanted to reduce their CO2 emissions, electrical consumption and associated costs. This involved replacing all the florescent fittings in two workshops with LED lighting, plus the installation of solar panels on the roof. The LED lighting has the additional benefit of improving the working environment and the solar panels reduce the company’s reliance on the National Grid and fluctuating prices.

Gary Grant (Director) says...

As a fabrication & welding company our industry is a high user of energy and we were keen to find ways to reduce our carbon footprint.

The business development grant has allowed us to purchase solar panels and LED lighting throughout our workshops which wouldn’t have otherwise been financially viable.

This grant scheme is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF)

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