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9th April 2021

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme: Open for applications

Phase 2 of the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) is open for applications from public sector organisations wishing to achieve a low carbon heating future. The government scheme will provide £75 million of grant funding for the financial year 2021/22.

To date over 300 public sector organisations have been awarded funding under Phase 1 of the scheme, representing 429 energy efficiency projects valued at £932 million.

NEPO’s Energy Team can support members in delivering their energy efficiency and heat decarbonisation projects. NEPO301 Electricity, delivered in partnership with EDF Energy, features a range of demand side services designed to reduce utility consumption, reduce carbon, create new revenue streams and maintain and improve operational performance.

Marie Perriam, Energy Category Specialist at NEPO said:

“Working in partnership with EDF Energy, NEPO can support its members in meeting Carbon Budgets and Net Zero commitments. Launched in 2019 for UK public sector organisations, NEPO301 Electricity covers a range of demand side services. The team are on hand to provide advice and guidance from application stage through to delivery of Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme projects, and we encourage public sector colleagues to get in touch to discuss their requirements.”

Examples of demand side services available through NEPO301 include:

  • Low carbon generation
  • Battery storage
  • Solar photovoltaics
  • Energy efficiency initiatives
  • Heating and cooling systems
  • Combined heat and power
  • District heating and cooling

Visit the NEPO website to find out more and get in touch.