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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.
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.
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.
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.