02 Sep '11, 11am

Mayor Boris takes wraps off £100m green investment fund

Businesses and organisations seeking to give a green makeover to London's public sector buildings, such as hospitals, fire and police stations, are being urged to apply for a loans of up to £10m. The loans will come from a package of new funds worth £100m set up by mayor Boris Johnson. The Greater London Authority today officially opened a new £50m London Energy Efficiency Fund (LEEF), which is designed to help pay for measures such as efficient lighting systems, ventilation and boiler upgrades, as well as smart meters and solar panels on public buildings. FURTHER READING Arup predicts surge in demand for supply chain footprint services Green firms urged to help Defra cut red tape The fund will target investments of £3m to £10m. Borrowers are expected to include local authorities, police and fire services, NHS Trusts, universities and housing associations. Energy service c...

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