The Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF), is a £15 million programme, funded by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (DBEIS). It supports rural communities in England to develop renewable energy projects which provide economic and social benefits to the community.

The fund provides up to approximately £150,000 of funding for feasibility and pre-planning development work to help projects become investment ready. 

Amount: Generally up to £150,000

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