£500k sum handed to rural green energy projects

A “green” heating scheme to power a Cumbrian primary school and a market town planning solar panels for commercial buildings are just two of 30 projects to bag cash from the Government’s Rural Community Energy Fund. So far £500,000 has been handed out to local renewable energy projects across England. Alongside the community scale anaerobic […]

£15m for rural clean energy projects

The Government has launched a £15 million fund to help rural communities across England set up their own clean energy projects. Called the Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF), it is specifically targeted at helping rural communities access the money needed to carry out feasibility studies and fund the costs for planning applications. A grant of […]