Siemens Financial Services UK will provide the financial backing and manage the provision of funding, whilst Carbon Trust Implementation Services Limited – a subsidiary of the Carbon Trust – will assess the energy efficiency of the proposed project.
Lighting businesses can now apply for green finance from the Carbon Trust and Siemens. Worth up to £550 million over the next three years, the dedicated low carbon scheme is the first of its kind and will enable UK businesses to invest in energy efficiency equipment including lamps, luminaires and controls.
Zumtobel has put Space Cannon, its innovative German LED luminaire subsidiary, into receivership after discovering that its product range failed to comply with standards.
The Government’s Green Deal – a crucial boost for the lighting industry – is taking a step closer to fruition tomorrow as MPs debate its energy-saving measures. The bill is designed to overcome the barriers to the adoption of energy-saving equipment such as lamps and lighting controls in homes and workplaces.