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12 Dec 2007 04:12:00

£20m energy-efficiency grants launched for UK colleges



£20m energy-efficiency grants launched for UK colleges
Further education colleges in the UK are set to be encouraged to implement energy-efficiency improvements with the launch of a new government fund.

The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) has announced details of £20 million provision for grants to colleges looking to introduce projects that will deliver energy savings equal to a scheme's initial capital costs.

Grants of up to £150,000 are available for educational institutions for up to five years, allowing them to reduce both their energy consumption and carbon emissions.

Mark Haysom, chief executive of the LSC, said: "The further education sector now boasts world class, inspirational environments in which to learn, and these grants will ensure they are also eco-friendly and cost effective buildings."

Bill Rammell, minister of state for lifelong learning, further and higher education, added: "Innovative design has the potential to transform the further education estate, creating state-of-the-art 21st century facilities that are not only inspiring places to learn, but also environmentally friendly and sustainable."

Colleges hoping to apply for the grants must ensure their projects adhere to a series of guidelines, guaranteeing they payback the grant within five years and the technology implemented must have a shorter lifespan that the institution.
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