New £75,000 community energy fund from Electricity North West

24 November 2018

The district network operator for north-west England, Electricity North West, has launched a £75,000 community energy fund to tackle energy-related issues at a local level.

The 'Powering our Communities Fund' will award grants of up to £15,000 for projects which engage local communities in issues such as energy efficiency, the support of vulnerable customers, reducing fuel poverty and developing low carbon energy projects.

The funding can be used to support a wide range of activities including producing materials to promote initiatives, supporting staff time or technical expertise, buying equipment or researching a new approach or business model.

Applications are open until 19 December. Click here for details.