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Grow a greener business with Scottish Government funding from £1k-£100k

Funded by the Scottish Government, the Resource Efficient Scotland SME Loans scheme aims support businesses that are looking to reduce costs through improved energy, material resource and water efficiency by providing an unsecured, interest free loan from £1,000 to £100,000.

The Scheme can help to fund the installation of a range of carbon reducing measures, such as;

  • Upgrading to energy efficient lighting
  • Installing a biomass boiler or other renewable technologies such as solar PV to generate cheap, green electricity from sunlight
  • Improving heating by upgrading heating systems or introducing better insulation or glazing

Benefits include:

  • Loan of £1000-100,000 to cover costs of installing resource efficiency measures
  • No set up charges
  • An immediate and ongoing reduction in costs
  • Significant savings compared to other forms of finance
  • Investment can be set against capital allowances
  • Some technologies are eligible for Enhanced Capital Allowances. For more information visit the Energy Technology List.

Find out more here.

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