Salix Finance Ltd. provides Government funding to the public sector to improve energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and lower energy bills. Salix Finance is a non-departmental public body, owned wholly by Government and is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for Education, the Welsh Government and the Scottish Government. 

Salix Finance is currently completing the delivery of Phases 1 and 2 of the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS). In 2021 PSDS Phase 3a was launched and delivery is now underway and all funds have been allocated under this scheme. Funding continues to be available for Scotland and Wales.


Number of projects funded via loans 19,900
Value of projects funded £ 1.1 billion
Value of annual financial savings £ 228 million
Value of annual carbon savings 908,000 tonnes of CO2
Figures as of 31st March 2022

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This map highlights projects completed across the public sector. Hover over different parts of the map to see each region’s projects, as well as carbon and financial savings. You can zoom in using the ‘+’ button on the right hand side to read case studies featuring energy efficiency projects in hospitals, leisure centres, police and fire stations, schools, colleges and universities.


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