Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Update (June 28th)

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Activity this week:

- 5 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database

- Focus this week: France Biomass Feed-in Tariffs, Renewable Energy Loans and Sustainable Energy Provisions, UK Biomass Processing Challenge Fund, HSBC Start-up Green Award 2010 (updated)

- 9 grants and awards approaching application deadline

- 1 Open Innovation Challenge live in Skipso (http://www.skipso.com/innovation.html)

The Skipso funding section this week has reached 711 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives, all are accessible for free on Skipso's Funding District section. http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html

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Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Update (June 28th)

  1. 1. Skipso Weekly Digest Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives June 21 st – June 28 th 2010 enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  2. 2. This Week on Skipso enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <ul><li>5 new Cleantech Grants , Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database </li></ul><ul><li>Focus this week: France Biomass Feed-in Tariffs, Renewable Energy Loans and Sustainable Energy Provisions, UK Biomass Processing Challenge Fund, HSBC Start-up Green Award 2010 (updated) </li></ul><ul><li>9 grants and awards approaching application deadline </li></ul><ul><li>1 Open Innovation Challenge live in Skipso </li></ul><ul><li>The Skipso funding section this week has reached 711 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives , all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  3. 3. France Energy Efficiency Incentives enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com France Plan for Energy Performance of Agricultural Exploitations <ul><li>In February 2009, the French government launched a plan to improve the energy efficiency of agricultural exploitations . The plan will support the Grenelle de l'Environment objective of having 30% of agricultural exploitations be low-energy consumption by 2013. As part of the plan six agreements have been signed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fishing and various public and private organisations (ADEME, GDF-Suez, EDF, the agriculture chamber APCA, Sofiprotéol, Cristal Union, federation of agricultural equipment users FNCUMA). </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Production Incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : €35 billion plan </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : France </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>http://agriculture.gouv.fr/sections/presse/dossiers-presse/plan-performance </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  4. 4. France Biomass Feed-in Tariffs enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Biomass Feed-in Tariff France <ul><li>As of December 2009, new feed-in tariffs for electricity produced from biomass are in place. These apply to vegetable and animal agricultural waste, algae and some industrial biomass waste (pulp and paper, wood industries). </li></ul><ul><li>A fixed tariff of EUR cents 4.5/kWh is offered for a period of 20 years , on top of which a variable rate of EUR cents 8-13/kWh is added according to the level of power generation, energy efficiency, and the source of energy </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Production Incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : € EUR cents 4.5/kWh </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : France </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 31 st December 2019 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/Le-tarif-d-achat.html </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  5. 5. France Renewable Energy Loans enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com France Sustainable Energy Provisions <ul><li>The 2009 Finance Law contains various provisions to increase support of renewable energy . </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Loans </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : Varies </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : France </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 31 st December 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.assemblee-nationale.fr/13/dossiers/loi_finances_2009.asp </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  6. 6. Northern Ireland Biomass Fund enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Biomass Processing Challenge Fund <ul><li>The Biomass Processing Challenge Fund aims to encourage agricultural and forestry businesses to install biomass fuelled technologies primarily to aid agricultural activities at farm level. </li></ul><ul><li>This Scheme is managed under the European Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland 2007-2013 . </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Production Incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : €400,000 max amount </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Northern Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 31 st December 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.dardni.gov.uk/index/grants-and-funding/biomass-processing-challenge-fund.htm </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  7. 7. HSBC Start-Up Stars Awards enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <ul><li>We're looking for candidates with a specific focus on environmental issues , who can demonstrate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a proven innovative approach to climate control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>energy consumption and conservation - this could be a new product with superb green credentials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>an innovative way to reduce the impact of a business on the environment or a business that is dedicated to conserving dwindling energy resources. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : £ 50,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 2 nd July 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>https://www.startupstars.hsbc.co.uk/ </li></ul>HSBC Start-UP Green Award 2010 SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  8. 8. Open Innovation Challenge enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <ul><li>Does your organization have a critical Cleantech-related Challenge, that you would like to see addressed and solved by Skipso's global Cleantech expert community? </li></ul><ul><li>Skipso is looking for the Cleantech Challenge question that matters most to you today and offers you a chance to win $10,000 worth of Skipso services ! </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : $ 10,000 worth of services </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Global </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 27 th July 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skipso.com/innovation.html </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th YOUR Cleantech Challenge Question
  9. 9. HSBC Start-Up Stars Awards enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <ul><li>We're looking for candidates with a specific focus on environmental issues , who can demonstrate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a proven innovative approach to climate control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>energy consumption and conservation - this could be a new product with superb green credentials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>an innovative way to reduce the impact of a business on the environment or a business that is dedicated to conserving dwindling energy resources. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : £ 50,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 2 nd July 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>https://www.startupstars.hsbc.co.uk/ </li></ul>HSBC Start-UP Green Award 2010 SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  10. 10. Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  11. 11. Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  12. 12. Upcoming Application Deadlines (3 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  13. 13. Grant Finder – Find Cleantech Grants, Awards, Prizes enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Register on http://www.skipso.com to access grant finder for free SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  14. 14. Skipso – Enabling Sustainable Innovation enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com http://www.skipso.com Join Now for Free! SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th
  15. 15. Contact Us enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com For general enquiries, partnership opportunities, feedback and comments please contact us at: [email_address] The Skipso Team – Enabling Sustainable Innovation SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: JUNE 21 st – JUNE 28 th

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