The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme. This will allocate £1bn of grant funding which strongly aligns with BEIS’ mission and priorities: fighting coronavirus, backing business, unleashing innovation and tackling climate change. The scheme will encourage green investment aligning with the Government’s Net Zero and clean growth goals.
The Grant Scheme will be delivered by Salix Finance and is available for capital energy efficiency and heat decarbonisation projects within public sector, non-domestic buildings, including central government departments and non-departmental public bodies in England only.
If you meet these criteria, the deadline for applying is
Projects should aim to be completed by 31 March 2021 if possible. Those that can’t must be completed by 30 September 2021
There are multiple categories of project
Building energy Management Systems therefore fit into category 2.
In addition, the applicant must meet one of the following criteria:
Criterion A: Category 2 and 3 measures are combined with measures in Category 1.
Criterion B: Category 2 and 3 measures are for buildings that already use low carbon heating for all their heating requirements.
Criterion C: A written commitment is made to future heat decarbonisation for the buildings in which measures are installed, which includes all of the following:
Public bodies wishing to apply for this grant should visit the Salix Finance website for further information.