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Development of Renewable Energy Provision

Why are we funding this outcome?

To encourage rural businesses and communities to invest in small scale renewable energy systems and contribute to increasing the amount of electricity and heat produced from renewable resources.

What will this package achieve?

The package will help to develop small scale renewable energy capacity from a range of renewable technologies (biogas, biomass, bio-fuel and micro-renewables) that:

  • improves business viability
  • benefits the wider rural community
  • produces environmental benefits

What you can do

You should choose which of the following Options will help deliver the outcome you have selected.

We suggest the following Options may all be appropriate.

Some Options- shown in the top list - will always deliver the desired outcomes. If you choose any of these Options, you will not be expected to provide any justification for choosing that Option.

Other Options - those in the bottom list - will only help achieve the desired outcome in specific circumstances. If you choose any of these, the application system will ask you to explain how you see this Option helping to achieve the outcome. You can select as many, or as few, Options as you think you will need. You must judge which Options will most effectively deliver the desired outcomes taking account of your circumstances.

These Options will always deliver the desired outcome:

These Options will help to achieve the desired outcome in specific circumstances: