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Scottish Government publishes Local Energy Policy Statement

The Scottish Government has published its Local Energy Policy Statement which contains key principles and associated outcomes that represent the values it wishes to see adopted.
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Accelerated Loss of Mains Change Programme – final funding round

The final funding window to apply for grant funding for the Accelerated Loss of Mains Change Programme (ALoMCP) opens on Wednesday 11 November.
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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 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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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.
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Local Energy Scotland: COVID-19 status update

Our COVID-19 status update at Wednesday 18 March 2020.