AcornRenewables Ltd provide free and impartial support and advice to communities and non-profit distributing organisations who are planning on the Installation of renewable heating systems such as solar thermal systems, biomass boilers or heat pumps. These renewable energy systems will help to heat community buildings, which will help to reduce heating bills. Additionally Acorn Renewables Ltd can search for financial support, i.e renewable energy loans, or grant schemes available, for community projects that aim to reduce the carbon footprint of a local area, provide energy, or provide an income via the installation of a renewable energy system such as solar photovoltaic or a commercial biomass boiler.
Previous examples of renewable energy grants for communities include the
- Rural Development Programme: Funding is available for a wide range of activities including the development and diversification of land based businesses and the installation of biomass boilers.
- Carbon trust Loan: Flexible loans for charities and community groups to allow investment in energy saving equipment.
- The Non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) provides financial assistance to community groups generating renewable heat from biomass boilers o
- Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme The Carbon Reduction is a mandatory carbon emissions trading scheme for all organizations using more than 6,000 MWh per year of electricity
Below you fill find details of all current grants for the installation of renewable energy systems for community groups in Northern Irelan