The SWLEP is planning to announce two further Low Carbon calls under ERDF funding towards the end of the year and is looking to invest around £4m into renewables and related technologies- more information will be published on the Growth Hub when available. In the interim some of the links that may be useful to local business include:
edie.net site is first rate in terms of low carbon news relevant to business and is worth signing up to for regular updates.
Wiltshire Council published the Energy Resilience Plan which sets out an action plan that seeks opportunities to work with stakeholders to improve energy resilience in the county.
Swindon Borough Council has a number of low carbon development orders that can be found here
For business nationally Hydrogen Europe (formerly known as NEW-IG) is the leading industry association representing almost 100 companies, both large and SMEs, working to make hydrogen energy an everyday reality.
Bath & West Community Energy established in 2010, aims to initiate projects that respond to the threat of climate change and peak oil, that retain economic value at a local level and that offer people a direct say in how their energy is generated and used. The BWCE not only benefits its investors but also the community from where they draw support.