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1 Economic Benefits of Energy Efficient Building conference Opportunities from Energy Efficiency – Invest NI Hilton, Templepatrick 17 th October 2013 Ian Wilkinson, Sustainable Development, Invest NI

2 Invest NI focus Stimulate business growth Encourage business start up (Boosting Business) Attract Foreign Direct Investment Export Innovation Productivity

3 Energy Efficiency? Grant for R&D – Products – Processes Product certification / testing Renewables Sustainable Development programmes

4 Grant for R&D egs Off site construction – MMC; reduced waste/damage; quick build; quality Geo-polymers – CO2 reduction v OPC Sunrooms – Cassette build Efficient engineering – Off shore wind tower base deployment system

5 Product certification / testing Advice and support for internationally recognised product standards egs – FSC – MCS (products only) – UL – CE marking, etc Funding - Innovation Vouchers & other mechanisms Project examples – innovative heat exchangers; thermal efficiency measurements; highly efficient heat pumps

6 Renewables Wind Marine Bio-energy – Eg Anaerobic Digestion – NI focus to develop a centre of bio-energy excellence – Extensive trade visits – R&D (including collaboration) – Carrot & Stick (ROCs !)

7 Sustainable Development Programmes Support to businesses with a total annual expenditure of more than £30k on water, energy and waste Free Resource Efficiency Audit Free Specialist Technical Consultancy on energy, materials, water, transport, environmental management and renewable energy Industrial Symbiosis Financial assistance

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9 Financial Assistance – Resource Efficiency Capital Grant Capital Grants of up to £40k are available to support InvestNI clients to purchase, install and commission new equipment to reduce water, materials and waste costs Grant up to 40% of costs for SMEs. It is not for projects which are designed mainly to save energy. Assistance for this is through the Energy Efficiency Loan fund

10 Financial Assistance - Energy Efficiency Interest-free Loans Loans from £3k to £400k are available through the Energy Efficiency Loan fund (Carbon Trust managed) Amount of Loan is determined by energy cost savings and Carbon Dioxide reduction (1.5T CO2 saving = £1k loan amount max) Details of how to apply and loan calculator are on the Carbon Trust Northern Ireland website Assistance is available in providing data for loan application

11 Energy Efficiency Interest-free Loan Fund (CT) case studies Armagh Marble-Wind Turbine Loan Amount£33,800 Annual cost savings £12,800 Masons Animal Feeds- new Hammer Mill Loan Amount£70,572 Annual cost savings £25,800 King Brothers Quarry-Crushing Plant Loan Amount£161,500 Annual cost savings £57,100 Creagh Concrete Products Limited-Wood- fired Boiler Loan Amount£106,220 Annual cost savings£ 54,750

12 Creagh Concrete Products example Major UK/Irish manufacturer of concrete products Sustainability? VFM; efficiency; quality Project: Biomass boiler -600kW (v 3 x 250kW oil-fired boilers) – Loan Amount £106,220 – Annual cost savings £54,750 – Annual CO2 savings 243 tonnes

13 Creagh Concrete Products Limited Biomass Project Annual Cash Benefits

14 Contact for Invest NI Sustainable Development Ian Wilkinson ; Team : David Bell, Fiona Walker, Peter Larmour, Trevor Kerr, John Batch, Gillian Stewart, Chris Bingham, Nuala Devlin, Ciaran OReilly, Frances Privilege, Colin Frazer, Claire OLoughlin, Jojo Jacob

15 Thank you ! Ian Wilkinson ;


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