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3. Types of projects supported

Estate wide energy efficiency

Installing energy efficiency across multiple sites to reduce energy use and costs, for example:

  • insulation
  • efficient lighting and heating upgrades for local authority buildings

Building mounted renewable energy

Installing renewable energy in multiple sites to reduce costs and generate income.

Typically solar panels usually linked to energy efficiency projects.

Street lighting upgrades

Upgrading street lighting to reduce energy use and costs, for example:

  • switching to light emitting diode (LED) lamps
  • smart controls
  • reducing lighting hours

Renewable energy projects

Public sector or community owned schemes to generate renewable energy and income, including:

  • wind
  • solar
  • hydropower
  • energy storage