Action group will develop a portfolio of innovative financial solutions that unlock investment. The ADE and a number of ADE members are delighted to be joining the taskforce.
The Scottish Government's Programme for Government was presented to the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 1 September. The announcement included nearly £1.6 billion to directly support up to 5,000 jobs and tackle fuel poverty is at the heart of plans to drive Scotland’s green recovery and end Scotland's contribution to climate change.
Pure Leapfrog is a not-for-profit that works in the energy and fuel poverty sectors. They help communities to improve their energy outcomes and work with businesses to deliver this. They also support eligible SMEs that are producing positive outcomes, at favourable lending rates, to support their development and growth. Pure Leapfrog are currently working with the ADE to better understand support needed by those operating in the energy efficiency sector.
Homeowners and landlords can get funding to help pay for the cost of energy saving measures.
A new programme worth up to £9.5 million will reduce the carbon footprint of existing social housing in Wales, make energy bills more manageable for residents and provide new job and training opportunities.
A competition was launched on 17 August for British and international companies to participate in the first round of grant-funded demonstration projects of innovative low-carbon technologies in Brazil. Click here for more information and download the PQQ (Pre-Qualification Questionnaire).
£10 million fund announced to help UK distilleries go green and cut emissions by switching to low carbon fuels such as hydrogen.
Alok Sharma called on tradespeople to register to offer home improvement services under the new Green Homes Grant scheme. Mr Sharma’s call to companies came as he visited ADE member Instagroup in Wokingham on 12 August, where he saw how people there can use their expert skills to make homes more energy efficient.
There are a number of government-backed schemes currently available to support small and medium sized businesses recover from the impact of the Covid pnademic.
The International Energy Agency's Technology Collaboration Programme on District Heating & Cooling (IEA-DHC) is an international research programme with 13 participant countries. The UK is a member, supported by BEIS. The programme has a number of resources available that may be of interest to those operating in the district heating sector.