CARES development loan

The CARES development loan provides support of up to £150,000 for projects to take forward plans for renewable energy generation schemes for communities and eligible organisations in Scotland. 

The updated application and guidance notes can be accessed via the below links. Failure to contact your Local Energy Scotland Development Officer before submitting an application may affect our ability to support your application.

Once you have reviewed the general guidance on applying to CARES and want to proceed with a loan you should read the Development Loan Guidance.  The loan application form can be accessed here

 Please contact info@localenergy.scot to be put in touch with your local CARES Development Officer who will be able to assist you with completing the application.