12 Dec '11, 2pm

Green Investment Bank to focus on wind, waste and Green Deal - 12 Dec 2011 - News from BusinessGreen via @businessgreen

Business secretary Vince Cable today outlined the first priorities for the £3bn Green Investment Bank, which is expected to funnel up to £15bn of private funds into low-carbon projects over the next four years. As widely anticipated , the five initial focus areas for investment are: offshore wind; commercial and industrial waste processing and recycling; energy from waste; non-domestic energy efficiency; and supporting the government's flagship Green Deal programme. FURTHER READING Government and industry attack Adam Smith Institute anti-renewables report Concerns mount over Green Investment Bank Speaking at a conference hosted by the CBI and think-tank Green Alliance in London earlier today, Cable confirmed that at least 80 per cent of the funds committed by the Bank over the Spending Review period will be invested in these priority sectors, with the remaining funds inves...

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