23 May '11, 11am

Nick Clegg says Green Investment Bank to begin lending from next April

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has today confirmed the Green Investment Bank will begin lending from as early as next April, as the government seeks to accelerate the flow of investment into low-carbon industries. Speaking at an event in London hosted by Climate Change Capital, the Lib Dem leader said the Green Investment Bank would operate as the world's first green development bank, leveraging up to £15bn of private sector investment for low-carbon projects over the next four years. FURTHER READING Nick Clegg's Green Investment Bank speech Exclusive: Government to develop Oil Shock Response Plan "The Green Investment Bank will go from an idea to a flow of investment in under two years, and quickly grow into an independent investing, and then borrowing, institution," he said. "A real legacy of the coalition government's green commitment." The speech came as Sky News rep...

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