Annex A – Scottish Government Hydrogen Funding Landscape
A just transition to net zero by 2045 will require substantial investment across sectors. The low-carbon funding landscape stretches across various sectors and is populated by schemes offered by the Scottish Government, UK Government and the public sector.
Within this landscape, there are several key areas of Scottish Government funding where resources may be available to support hydrogen projects and technologies.
|Emerging Energy Technologies Fund (Hydrogen/CCUS/NETs)||Business/Industry||
|Energy Transition Fund||Business||£62m (2020-25)|
|Energy Investment Fund||Third Sector||£60m|
|Community & Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES)||Community/Third Sector||£8.25m (2021-22)|
|Successor to the Low-Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP)||Public and Private Sector||£400m (2021-26)|
|Low-Carbon Manufacturing Challenge Fund||Business||£50m|
|Scottish Industrial Energy Transition Fund (SIETF)||Business/Industry||£34m (2021-26)|
|Green Supply Chain Development Fund||Business||£50|
|Green Jobs Fund||Enterprise Agencies||£100m (2021-26)|
|Green Business Support Fund||Business||£50m|
|Green Growth Accelerator Programme – unlocking £200 million of public and private investment in low-carbon infrastructure projects across Scotland, underpinned by Scottish Government funding.||Local Authorities||£200m +|
|Switched-On Fleets||Public Sector||£12m|
|Scottish Zero Emission Bus Challenge Fund – support for the cost of zero-emission buses and the associated charging or refuelling infrastructure.||Public and Private sector||£50m|