Backing public and private sector
energy efficiency programmes

The UK Green Investment Bank has backed renewable energy projects with a wide range of partners and technologies. We have created a new product, the 'Green Loan', specifically designed to help local authorities make the switch to low energy streetlights and built a programme focused on NHS energy efficiency.

In response to the early-stage and fragmented nature of the UK’s energy efficiency financing market, the UK Green Investment Bank's investment strategy has focused on developing financing products for three sets of customers: project hosts such as local authorities, the NHS and commercial and industrial partners; project developers such as energy services companies and utilities; and, financial services companies that finance projects and for whom the UK Green Investment Bank's capital or expertise can help expand their business.

Over the last year, the UK Green Investment Bank has worked with a number of pathfinder organisations in each of these sectors to develop financial products that can help accelerate the development of the market.

Both the UK Green Investment Bank and our fund managers are focused on a broad-range of technologies that reduce energy consumption and/or emissions.

Typically these are found in four types of projects:

  • Building retrofits (e.g. lighting, insulation, glazing)
  • Onsite generation (e.g. CHP, renewable heat, heat pumps)
  • Industrial process (e.g. motors, pumps, kilns)
  • Infrastructure (e.g. street lighting, heat networks, transport, smart meters)

Individual projects can range from single technology (e.g. street lighting) to multiple technologies (e.g. large industrial retrofit including building retrofit, onsite generation and industrial process).




Energy efficiency contacts

Bill Rogers

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Bill Rogers

Managing Director, Head of Strategy

Richard Braakenburg

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Richard Braakenburg

Director

Iain Watson

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Iain Watson

Director