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Low Carbon Buildings Programme

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what support his Department is providing to companies developing low-carbon goods and services. (289849)

DECC provides a range of support to UK companies developing low carbon goods and services. This is part of wider government support offered through Solutions for Business and includes:

£405 million of additional funding for low carbon industries and green manufacturing in the UK as announced in Budget 2009; advice and support through the DECC-funded Carbon Trust for companies developing low carbon goods and services; venture capital for low carbon companies, including through the UK Innovation Investment Fund and the Carbon Trust’s investment activities.