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Event and funding for smart local energy projects

29 April 2019


Second workshop to highlight Prospering from the Energy Revolution funding

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and Innovate UK are hosting another workshop in Belfast in May to encourage local businesses to apply for a share of the £30 million Prospering from the Energy Revolution Challenge Fund.

The fund will support industry, academia, public bodies, and local communities to develop a world-leading, smart local energy systems industry in the UK.

This industry is expected to be worth billions of pounds by the early 2020s, supporting tens of thousands of new high-value jobs associated with design, testing, manufacture, financing, installation, and operation of new energy products and services across the wider low carbon energy economy.

The event will take place in Titanic Belfast on 8 May 2019. It will include:

Register to attend the event here.

The funding will support solutions that make the best use of cheaper renewables, energy storage, electric vehicles, energy efficiency, low carbon heat, and digital infrastructure.