Published: 30th Sep 2019

UK100, the network of mayors and council leaders, will team up with Siemens to try and bring forward green energy projects worth over £100bn. Siemens has signed a partnership agreement with UK100 to work with the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and bring together financing from local authorities, private capital and government investment to create clean energy projects at ‘significant’ commercial scale. The partnership builds on the development of five Local Energy Hubs which are being established by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Located in the North West; Yorkshire, Humber & the North East; Greater South East; Midlands; and the South West, these Hubs provide practical support and expertise to LEPs and local authorities to help them undertake the development for priority energy projects, up to the point where they are able to secure finance. A survey of local authorities by UK100 and … (To read the full article, subscribe below)