Salix Finance to deliver Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) £1 billion Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme to tackle carbon emissions
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a £1bn Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme as part of the Chancellor’s ‘Plan for Jobs’ commitment to support the UK’s economic recovery from COVID-19, supporting skilled jobs in the low carbon and energy efficiency sectors. The scheme will also support the Government’s net zero and clean growth goals and will be delivered by Salix Finance, an organisation with a long track record of supporting the public sector to improve energy efficiency.
Annie Shepperd OBE, Chief Executive at Salix Finance, said: “The announcement paves the way for workers in the energy efficiency sector to see their jobs secured, and, for the country to know that public sector organisations will be leading the way in reducing the carbon footprint of the UK. Salix is wasting no time in opening the application for these funds and we have a great team who are ready to support all public sector organisations who want to be part of this scheme.”
The scheme provides grant funding for energy efficiency and heat decarbonisation measures across the public sector, central government departments and non-departmental public bodies. The finance will be targeted at non-domestic buildings in England and will support the delivery of green investment initiatives to deliver significant carbon and financial savings in the public sector and stimulate the economy.
The Government has also launched a Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund. The fund will be delivered by Salix Finance and will enable the sector to access funding for the identification, development and management of energy efficiency projects and apply to the Public Sector Decarbonisation scheme.
Salix was founded in 2004 to tackle carbon emissions in the public sector. The organisation has so far delivered nearly 20,000 projects that have reduced almost 900,000 tonnes of carbon and saved the public sector over £200 million per year.
Which organisations can apply for the scheme and funding?
Both schemes invite Public Sector bodies, central government departments and non-departmental public bodies, to apply for funding.
The application portal is now available for eligible bodies to apply. More information about this can be found on the Salix website here.
For further information, support or guidance relating to the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, please contact the dedicated Salix team at Grants@salixfinance.co.uk
For further information, support or guidance relating to the Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund, please contact the dedicated Salix team at PSLCSF@salixfinance.co.uk
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