Renewable energy technologies
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New money for the Low Carbon Buildings Programme
New opportunities for householders, communities and the public sector to install the range of small scale on-site energy technologies and play their part in tackling climate change
Following the Budget announcement on 22 April an additional £45 million has been allocated to the Low Carbon Buildings Programme (LCBP).
LCBP Phase One will receive an additional £10 million of funding. This sees the current programme extended from July 2010 to April 2011.
The new funding will continue to support household applications and technologies offered under the current scheme.
We encourage householders to continue applying under the current arrangements.
Please click here for details of the additional funding allocated to LCBP Phase Two, for communities and public sector organisations.
Low Carbon Buildings Programme – Phase 1
Welcome to the website for the Low Carbon Buildings Programme (LCBP) Phase 1. The programme provides grants for the installation of microgeneration technologies in a range of buildings to include households, community organisations, public, private and the non-profit sectors.
Householders can apply for grants of up to £2,500 per property towards the cost of installing a certified product by a certified installer. To find out more about the programme, the technologies that are funded and how to apply, please use the links on the left-hand side. To view programme statistics for stream 1 and 2 of the Low Carbon Buildings Programme please click here.
Community groups, public and non-profit
sector applicants can now only apply to the
Low Carbon Buildings Programme Phase 2.
The programme is managed for DECC by
the Energy Saving Trust.
The Low Carbon Buildings Programme /
scheme is part of the UK Environmental
Transformation Fund (ETF); a joint BERR/
DECC fund to bring forward the demonstration
and deployment of carbon energy and
energy efficiency about the ETF is available
from www.berr.gov.uk or www.decc.gov.uk