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£20m Green Economy Fund open for Round Two of applications

Posted: 20th November 2018

SP Energy Networks’ is pleased to announce that its £20m Green Economy Fund is open for a second round of Expressions of Interest.

Hot on the heels of awarding the first £6m from the Fund last week to 13 projects across central and southern Scotland, the Green Economy Fund is now seeking more applicants.

SP Energy Networks is voluntarily contributing up to £20m over a two-year period to support initiatives that will benefit the people of Scotland and support Scotland’s ambitious green energy plans and local economic growth.

We were overwhelmed with the level of interest in the first round and each project which received funding strongly aligned to the aims of the fund and Scotland’s ambitious green energy targets – helping to accelerate a better future, quicker.

Details of the types of projects Round One will be supporting can be found here.

Frank Mitchell, Chief Executive of SP Energy Networks, said: “There are many projects, large and small, which are carrying out innovative and inspiring work to expand Scotland’s green economy and accelerate local economic growth. The Green Economy Fund can provide them with the financial boost required to make great ideas a reality.”

We remain interested in receiving applications from projects that cover a wide geographical area in our operational boundaries.

Please take some time to read through the information on our website regarding the criteria, eligibility and timescales of the fund.

If you would like to submit an expression of interest, or know of anyone who may be interested, please visit our website here and fill out our form.

The closing date is December 7, 2018. Successful EOI’s will be invited to submit a formal application shortly thereafter.

If there are any queries, please don’t hesitate getting in touch to our mailbox greeneconomyfund@spenergynetworks.co.uk

Thank you for your support.

Green Economy Fund

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