26 Apr '12, 1pm

UK invests £80m in small-scale waste infrastructure: The UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)...

The investments will be match-funded, leveraging in at least £80m more to the projects in the areas of waste recycling and reprocessing facilities, pre-treatment projects and energy-from-waste projects. Business Secretary Vince Cable, says: “These first investments are a landmark moment. They represent a great opportunity to unlock substantial commercial investment in green technologies and infrastructure. The Government has committed to setting the UK firmly on course towards a green and growing economy and today is another important step in that direction. “Investing directly now shows that we are not just sitting on our hands while we wait for the UK Green Investment Bank to receive state aid approval.” The Government is investing directly, on fully commercial terms, ahead of obtaining state aid approval for the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) . An initial fund of £50m w...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/25410/uk-invests...

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