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                 Scheme                                  Eligibility criteria                    Scheme details                       Provider               Guidelines/Limitations
CERT Funding                                   Consumers, 40% of carbon                  Funding available for               E.ON                           CERT Subsidy paid to the
                                               savings directed towards                  energy efficiency                   Speak to your SES              installer after the work is
                                               priority target groups – Social           measures (cavity wall and           Account Manager for            completed.
                                               housing, those on low income.             loft insulation, draught            more information.              CERT subsidy is available
                                                                                         proofing, lighting, power                                          for retrofit only; new
                                                                                         downs and other                                                    builds would meet all
                                                                                         appliances) as well as                                             new insulation
                                                                                         microgeneration and heat                                           regulations.
                                                                                         technologies.

Community Sustainable Energy                   Grants awarded to eligible not-           Capital grants – for the            BIG Lottery Fund but           Microgeneration
Programme (CSEP)                               for-profit community based                purchase and installation           managed by BRE.                technologies covered:
                                               organisations based in England.           of some microgeneration             The BRE Group is a             Solar PV, solar thermal,
www.communitysustainable.org.uk                (community groups governed by             technologies and energy             world leading research,        GSHP, ASHP, wind
info@communitysustainable.org.uk               a written constitution,                   efficiency measures.                consultancy, training,         turbines, automated
                                               registered charities and trusts           Maximum grant is £50,000            testing, and                   wood pellet stoves,
                                               ,parish councils, schools and             or 50% of the project cost.         certification                  wood fuelled boiler
                                               colleges, companies with a                Project development                 organisation delivering        systems and micro hydro
                                               charitable purpose and                    grants that help establish          sustainability and             turbines. Studies must
                                               community focus, mutual                   is a microgeneration or             innovation across the          be carried out be a BRE
                                               societies, church based and               energy efficiency                   built environment. Its         registered consultant.
                                               other faith organisations)                installation will work.             mission is to build a          Project development
                                                                                         Maximum grant is £5,000             better world by                study consultant cannot
                                                                                         or 75% of study costs.              helping clients create         be appointed as the
                                                                                                                             better buildings and           installers for the scheme.
                                                                                                                             communities.
E.ON plc does not offer financial advice and we suggest that you explore all financial options available to you.
These companies are not part of or connected to the E.ON Group in any way. E.ON does not make any representation about the companies or the products they offer. They are provided for
information only as examples of what is currently available to developers from the commercial market. These examples are not intended to be exhaustive. The information is provided by third
parities and subject to change.
                 Scheme                                  Eligibility criteria                    Scheme details                       Provider               Guidelines/Limitations
Bio Energy Capital Grants Scheme               Grants for the installation of            Capital grants towards the          Defra
                                               biomass-fuelled heat and                  cost of the heat or
industrialcrops@defra.gsi.gov.uk               combined heat and power                   combined heat and power
                                               projects in the industrial,               equipment. Minimum
                                               commercial and community                  grant of £25,000 and the
                                               sectors in England.                       maximum single award
                                                                                         will be £1m.

E.ON Sustainable Energy Fund                   Open to community groups and              Fund developed to support E.ON                                     Residential and/or
                                               not for profit organisations.             community energy                                                   commercial buildings
eon-uk.com/sustainableenergyfund                                                         projects which either                                              will not be supported by
                                                                                         result in the production of                                        the fund.
                                                                                         energy from a sustainable
                                                                                         source or which reduce the
                                                                                         amount of energy used by
                                                                                         a community organisation.


Scottish Renewable and Householder             Open to Scotland based, legally           Technical Grants – up to            Funded by Scottish             The scheme will not fund
Renewables Initiative (SCHRI)                  constituted, not-profit                   £10,000 for feasibility and         Government and                 PV (photovoltaic)
                                               distributing community groups.            scoping studies.                    managed jointly by the         installations or non-
www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/schri                                                                                           Energy Savings Trust           automated wood
                                                                                                                             and Highlands and              burning stoves.
0800 138 8858                                                                                                                Islands Enterprises.




E.ON plc does not offer financial advice and we suggest that you explore all financial options available to you.
These companies are not part of or connected to the E.ON Group in any way. E.ON does not make any representation about the companies or the products they offer. They are provided for
information only as examples of what is currently available to developers from the commercial market. These examples are not intended to be exhaustive. The information is provided by third
parities and subject to change.
                  Scheme                                  Eligibility criteria                    Scheme details                       Provider               Guidelines/Limitations
 Enhanced Capital Allowances                    Businesses                                 Improve cash flow through          Managed by the                 Technologies or
                                                                                           accelerated tax relief. This       Carbon Trust on behalf         machinery must be
 www.eca.gov.uk                                                                            scheme encourages                  of the Government.             specified on the Energy
                                                                                           businesses to invest in                                           Technology List (ETL)
                                                                                           energy saving plant by
                                                                                           providing tax relief on the
                                                                                           qualifying capital
                                                                                           expenditure. It allows
                                                                                           businesses to write off the
                                                                                           whole cost of the
                                                                                           equipment against taxable
                                                                                           profits in the year of
                                                                                           purchase.

 Carbon Trust Interest Free Loans               SME’s in England and Scotland              Replace or upgrade         The Carbon Trust.                      Business in the
                                                and all businesses in Wales.               existing equipment with a                                         agricultural, export
 www.carbontrust.co.uk/energy/                  Businesses need to have been               more energy efficient                                             related, transport or coal
 takingaction/loans.htm                         trading for at least 12 months,            version. Loans from £5,000                                        sectors are not eligible
                                                and will be subject to credit              to £200,000. Unsecured,                                           to apply for an energy
                                                checks.                                    interest free and                                                 efficiency loan due to
                                                                                           repayable over a period of                                        restrictions on de
                                                                                           up to four years. No                                              minimis State aid.
                                                                                           arrangement fee.




E.ON plc does not offer financial advice and we suggest that you explore all financial options available to you.
These companies are not part of or connected to the E.ON Group in any way. E.ON does not make any representation about the companies or the products they offer. They are provided for
information only as examples of what is currently available to developers from the commercial market. These examples are not intended to be exhaustive. The information is provided by third
parities and subject to change.
                 Scheme                                  Eligibility criteria                    Scheme details                       Provider               Guidelines/Limitations
                                               Local authorities, education              Primary focus is to reduce          Salix Finance                  Projects must comply
Salix Finance                                  institutions or NHS Foundation            carbon emissions under                                             with either:
www.salixfinance.co.uk                         Trusts                                    the control of the                                                 1. Maximum five year
                                                                                         organisations, such as                                             period and £100/tonne
info@salixfinance.co.uk                                                                  heating, cooling and                                               carbon dioxide lifetime
                                                                                         lighting.                                                          basis for energy
020 3043 8800                                                                                                                                               efficiency projects
                                                                                                                                                            2. Maximum 7.5 year
                                                                                                                                                            payback for projects
                                                                                                                                                            with lifetime £ per tonne
                                                                                                                                                            carbon dioxide <£50 for
                                                                                                                                                            approved energy
                                                                                                                                                            efficiency or renewable
                                                                                                                                                            projects.

Lombard Finance                                Public and private organisations.         Commercial finance of up            Lombard                        Credit check carried out
                                                                                         to 90% of your low carbon                                          by Lombard.
                                                                                         energy solution provided
                                                                                         by a finance specialist.
                                                                                         Finance products include:
                                                                                         hire purchase and finance
                                                                                         lease. Interest rates are
                                                                                         fixed at the beginning of
                                                                                         your five year term.




E.ON plc does not offer financial advice and we suggest that you explore all financial options available to you.
These companies are not part of or connected to the E.ON Group in any way. E.ON does not make any representation about the companies or the products they offer. They are provided for
information only as examples of what is currently available to developers from the commercial market. These examples are not intended to be exhaustive. The information is provided by third
parities and subject to change.

				
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