Leisure Energy news

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme – £1bn Fund

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a £1bn grant scheme which aligns with BEIS’ new mission and priorities: fighting coronavirus, backing business, unleashing innovation and tackling climate change. The scheme will also encourage green investment, supporting the Government’s net zero and clean growth goals.

For the leisure sector, Operators should discuss with their Local Authority who can make the application through the SALIX website.

Full criteria and the application process is below. Essentially the applicant has to install a “Category 1” technology which for leisure centres would probably be heat pumps. You can then install Category 2 and 3 which covers everything from ventilation, BMS, LED lighting, solar power, pool covers, pump controls, metering and even batteries. Gas technology such as new boilers and CHP are not included on the technology list.

If you are a leisure operator, or a local authority energy manager, Leisure Energy can assist you with an initial survey to identify the necessary installations at your facilities & offer a turnkey operation to complete the works once the grant has been accepted.

There is a tight deadline for the application and completion of projects, therefore we recommend getting in touch with us as soon as possible.

Application submission – Monday 11th January 2021
Project Completion 30th September 2021



It’s Global Goals Week – what sustainable development goals have you set?

17 Sustainable Development Goals are a framework set up by world leaders under the United Nations back in 2015 working towards a better world by 2030. These goals aim to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity, to make sure that no-one is left behind.

For us, here at Leisure Energy, the most pertinent of these goals are:

7: Affordable and Clean Energy- accessibility, efficiency & renewable

13: Climate Action – lower emissions & promote renewable energy

We’re proud to say that our contribution comes through helping clients deliver carbon savings through the installation of energy conservation measures such as low energy lighting, solar energy, water control, high efficiency pumps and low volume showers.

Are you turning off lights and lowering heating levels are home to lower consumption? Have you thought about setting similar sustainable goals for your company?

Take action! Find out more here.

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