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Call for expressions of interest for funding to improve energy efficiency in the NHS

NHS trusts and foundation trusts can bid for a share of £50m capital funding to invest during 2013/14.

The funding will support new and innovative projects to improve energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and increase resilience to climate change as set out in the NHS Carbon Reduction Strategy for England.

The provision of NHS healthcare services is highly specialised and energy intensive. The NHS has one of the largest estates in Europe, covering 6,886 hectares of land with 28 million square metres of floor space. Energy consumption cost a reported £583m in 2011/12. making it a major consideration for NHS organisations. More ………