The Glasgow STEP UP team hosted an interactive webinar on Business Models and Financing for Low Carbon Projects on Thursday 23rd October 2014. The webinar was supported by the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow City Council and the Scottish Cities Alliance. Presentations from the webinar are available to download below.
The webinar featured three guest speakers:
- Vivienne Cockburn – Scottish Futures Trust
- Paul Moseley – Scottish Futures Trust
- Gregor Paterson-Jones – Green Investment Bank
Vivienne Cockburn & Paul Moseley – Scottish Futures Trust
The Scottish Futures Trust Low Carbon and Energy Efficiency work stream focusses on facilitating investment in the public sector to help deliver on Scotland’s Climate Change targets. Vivienne introduced participants to low carbon investments and opportunities to tackle non-domestic energy efficiency across the public sector estate, and Paul Moseley focussed on business models for district heating projects, drawing on successful examples from Scotland and the UK.
Scottish Futures Trust Presentation
Gregor Paterson-Jones – Green Investment Bank
The Green Investment Bank aims to accelerate the UK’s transition to a greener economy through investing in both large and small-scale low carbon projects. Gregor Paterson-Jones discussed the opportunities available to local authorities for financing energy-efficiency and street lighting projects, providing information on common challenges and examples of successful initiatives.
Green Investment Bank Presentation