Potential Funding in Scotland


The funding landscape in Scotland is challenging at present for community groups looking to develop community renewable energy products, through a reduction in feed in tariffs which make a number of previously funded projects, unattractive for investors and lenders going forward. However, this being said, there are still a range of different funding options which may be worth considering.

Local Energy Scotland

As you can see there are a range of options to consider, by way of grant funding, borrowing and investment.

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Highlands and Islands Enterprise offer a broad range of support to community groups to access funding for projects. This link provides some background information on some of the key issues to consider.

Guide to investing in your community

Should you not be able to find any information on the above links which helps answer your specific questions please contact RECENT via ewan.ramsay@irri.org.uk where we will be delighted to assist.