23 Apr '15, 11am

Scottish Government allocates £21 million for #communityenergy projects #FGBillWales #FutureCymru #TheWa…

The funding allocation, from the Local Energy Challenge Fund, was announced by the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing at the Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) conference organised by Local Energy Scotland. The successful recipients are as follows: £1.8 million to Community Energy Scotland to develop viable grid connections for small scale generators in areas of constrained network on Mull. £6 million to Insch Renewable Energy Consortium to develop a community energy system linking local energy demand with local renewable generation in a rural area of Aberdeenshire – helping to reduce electricity costs. £3.2 million to Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association to develop innovative local heat storage solutions, which will help alleviate fuel poverty for over 1,000 tenants across Falkirk and the Lothians. £6 million to Highland Council to provide low carbon affo...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/41724/scottish-g...

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