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Webinar: Community benefits - getting the governance right

Join us for this interactive Zoom session where we’ll explore governance issues and look at this chapter of Community Benefits toolkit in more detail.
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CARES green funding receives record levels of interest

The latest round of the Scottish Government’s Community and Renewables Energy Scheme (CARES), which has received record levels of interest, has now closed to applications.
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Community projects looking brighter thanks to Green Economy Fund funding boost

We're delighted to have played a part in supporting SP Energy Networks' Green Economy Fund to help 14 community groups with exciting new solar projects.
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CARES funding surgeries

Our lunchtime funding surgeries are an opportunity to explore this funding call’s themes and the support available in more detail, ask the team questions, and find out the next steps in how to apply.
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CARES funding available to help communities make a green recovery

The next funding round of the Scottish Government’s Community and Renewables Energy Scheme (CARES) is now open.
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Free webinar - Community and local energy: a beacon for 2030

Chris Morris, Local Energy Scotland Manager, will be chairing ‘Community and local energy: a beacon for 2030’, part of the ongoing All-Energy/Dcarbonise webinar series.
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New Facebook group launched to support communities

Local Energy Scotland has launched CARES: Connecting Communities, a Facebook group where community members and organisations can share ideas, make connections and get advice.
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Accelerated Loss of Mains Change Programme resumes

After a brief suspension to coordinate a response to the COVID-19 crisis, the scheme has now resumed. Funding is available to encourage generators to make the Loss of Mains settings changes required. The next deadline to apply for grant funding is Tuesday 12 May 2020.