Phase 4 of the Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund (LCSF) has been announced.
The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has made available up to £17 million of funding for Phase 4 LCSF which will be delivered by Salix Finance. The Phase 4 LCSF will provide grants for public sector organisations to engage the specialist and expert advice and skills required to create a robust heat decarbonisation plan and/or detailed designs which will prepare for heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency works.
The Phase 4 LCSF will be delivered in 2023/24. The scheme follows Phases 1, 2 and 3, but Phase 4 will incorporate new features, including grant value caps and funding for standalone detailed designs. Guidance notes, terms and conditions, eligibility criteria, and other key documents are available here
The Application Portal for Phase 4 LCSF will open on Wednesday 26 April 2023 at 2pm
for all eligible public sector bodies to apply and will be closed when the scheme becomes oversubscribed with fully completed, good quality applications.