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Green Loan schemes

Loans provide entrepreneurs with the necessary capital to start or expand their businesses. The amount and terms of the loan depend on factors such as creditworthiness and the business's financial health. It's vital to get professional, independent financial advice when sourcing loans for your business since loans may not be suitable for all businesses. Further information about Green Loans schemes can be obtained from organisations such as the Development Bank of Wales and the British Business Bank.

Providing Welsh businesses with support to help reduce carbon emissions and save on future energy bills. The scheme provides business with an invest to save offer of accessible funding to undertake decarbonisation activity and reduce costs.


Loan sizes are between £1,000 to £1.5 million and are available to businesses based in Wales who have been trading for at least two years.


Barclays offer a wide range of financing and deposits to support businesses in becoming more sustainable.


Their Green Loans are available from £25,001 upward to provide funding for a variety of environmental projects including renewable energy, sustainable food, and greenhouse gas emission reduction.


Barclays also offer Green Trade Loans from £250,000 to support companies with short-term borrowing needs.


NatWest provide a range of borrowing options from £25,001 to support businesses in becoming more sustainable. Eligible projects include installing solar panels, investing in electric vehicles, forest restoration and conservation, installing a heat pump, and more.


HSBC loans are available to UK SMEs with an annual turnover of up to £25 million. Loans start from £1,000 with a potential maximum of £25 million and are available for investments in green projects to support SMEs in becoming more sustainable. Eligible projects include waste management, clean transportation, green buildings and more.


Eligible UK businesses can borrow from £25,001 to support their sustainability goals. Possible projects that can receive support include installing solar panels, switching to electric vehicles and more.

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