Support and resources

Please refer to the Salix website for the most up to date information and guidance on the Phase 3 PSDS.

Phase 3 Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Guidance 

Click here to view our extensive guide for all eligible public sector organisations wishing to apply for the Phase 3 Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme.

Phase 3 Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Terms and Conditions 

Click herelast updated 21.12.2021.
 

Phase 3 Public Sector Decarbonisation Terms and Conditions, amends:

Salix alongside BEIS have made minor amends to the Phase 3 PSDS Terms & Conditions, first published on Monday 4, October 2021.

Section 11.1 Acknowledgement and publicity

Changed on Thursday, October 28, 2021, from:

11.1 The Recipient shall not publish any material referring to the Project or Salix without the prior written agreement of Salix. The Recipient shall acknowledge the support of Salix in any materials that refer to the Project and in any written or spoken public presentations about the Project. Such acknowledgements (where appropriate or as requested by Salix) shall include Salix's name and logo (or any future name or logo adopted by Salix) using the templates provided by Salix from time to time.

To:

11.1 The Recipient shall not publish any material referring to the Project or Salix without the prior written agreement of Salix. The Recipient shall acknowledge the support of Salix, and the funding provided by BEIS, in any materials that refer to the Project and in any written or spoken public presentations about the Project. Such acknowledgements (where appropriate or as requested by Salix) shall include both Salix's and BEIS’s name and logo (or any future name or logo adopted by Salix or BEIS) using the templates provided by Salix from time to time.

Section 9.3 Monitoring and Reporting

Changed on December 20, 2021, from:

9.3 On or before the date falling 5 Business Days after the first day of each calendar month during the Grant Period, the Recipient shall provide Salix with a report, signed by the Accountable Officer, containing the information set out in Schedule 4 of the Grant Offer Letter (Monitoring Reports) in respect of the previous calendar month, together with copies of all invoices or other evidence of the total costs and expenses incurred in that calendar month.

To:

9.3 On or before the 15th day of each calendar month during the Grant Period, the Recipient shall provide Salix with a report, signed by the Accountable Officer, containing the information set out in Schedule 4 of the Grant Offer Letter (Monitoring Reports) including an updated Payment Forecast, as of the 10th day of the calendar month, together with copies of all invoices or other evidence of the total costs and expenses incurred since the previous report.
 

Phase 3 PSDS Application Forms (Application Portal opens on 6th October 2021)

The field in the Support Tool of the Application Form ‘Total Eligible Grant’ has been updated to limit the value at the total marginal cost. This is to make it clearer how much grant funding can be applied for within the scheme criteria. Please continue to use all versions of the Application Form and submit them as usual, your application will not be affected.

Click here to access Phase 3 PSDS Application Form.

Click here to access the extended version of the Phase 3 PSDS Application form above.

This form may be used to apply for the Phase 3 PSDS projects for that are too large to fit into the standard application form above.

  • Step 2 has been extended to allow the entry of 100 different buildings
  • Step 3.2 has been extended to allow the entry of 100 Fossil Fuel systems and 100 Low Carbon systems
  • Step 4 has been extended to allow the entry of 75 Energy efficiency measures and 100 different Low Carbon systems

 

Phase 3 Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme videos

Salix is pleased to post a series of videos to help guide Phase 3 PSDS Applicants through the Application Form.

The Application Portal opens on Wednesday 6th October.


Phase 3 Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme introduction video can be found here

A step by step video guidance for the Phase 3 Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Application Form can be found below.

 

Phase 3 PSDS Application Form step 1 & 2

 

Phase 3 PSDS Application Form step 3, section 3.1

 

Phase 3 PSDS Application Form step 3, section 3.2

 

Phase 3 PSDS Application Form step 3, section 3.3

 

Phase 3 PSDS Application Form step 4

 

Phase 3 PSDS Application Form step 5 & 6


Phase 3 PSDS Application Portal fields to complete (Application Portal opens on 6th October 2021)

This document here lists the fields Applicants will be required to answer when applying for the Phase 3 Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) and is subject to change. 

Updated 1st October with an updated list of supporting information required including

  • Risk Register
  • Schematic for the current fossil fuel heating system

 

Technical tools & resources 

Peak Building Heat Loss Calculation Tool

This tool provides an estimation for the peak heat loss of a building. The peak heat loss through the building fabric can give an indicative heat pump size.

Building Fabric Insulation Tool

This tool is intended for use by clients that are looking to complete building fabric insulation projects.

Biomass Boilers Applicant Guidance

This guidance can help you understand the supporting information that will make a high quality and complete application for funding for biomass boilers.

Heat Network Applicant Guidance

We have created this applicant guidance to walk you through the supporting information that will make a high quality and complete heat network application.

Heat Pump - Air to Air System Applicant Guidance

We have created this guidance to walk you through the supporting information that will make a high quality and complete air to air heat pump application. 

Heat Pump - Air to Water System Applicant Guidance

We have created this guide to walk you through the supporting information that will make a high quality and complete air to water heat pump application. 
 

Heat Networks

The link here has been kindly shared by BEIS and is regularly reviewed and updated with new developments. Salix is happy to post this link which may help PSDS Applicants gain more information on heat network policy, guidance and schemes.

Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy has published a list of successful projects funded through Phase 1 and 2 of the Public Sector 

Phase 1 Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme project summaries - here 

Phase 2 Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme project summaries - here 

 

Webinars


Thursday 7th October at 2pm - Sign up for free here

 

Webinar slide presentation, Phase 3 PSDS

We are pleased to post our Phase 3 PSDS webinar presentation. Please note that these are webinar slides only and for full notes regarding Phase 3 PSDS see the comprehensive Guidance Notes, here.

Phase 3 PSDS webinar presentation slides.