|Date Ended:||2007 (31 May)|
|Policy Type:||Regulatory Instruments>Monitoring, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Demonstration project, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology development, Regulatory Instruments>Auditing|
|Policy Target:||Solar>Solar photovoltaic|
|Size of Plant Targeted:||Small|
|Agency:||Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)|
|Funding:||2002 - £20 million budget in total; 2004 (April) - £25 million budget in total; 2004 (September) - £25,75 million budget in total; 2006 (April) - £31,75 million budget in total;|
A £20 million budget was allocated in 2002 to provide grants for the Major PV Demonstration Programme with the objective of preparing a secure platform for long-term and sustained growth of PV. The funding level was increased by £5 million in February 2004, £6 million in September 2004 and £0.75 million in April 2006 taking the total available to £31.75 million. The additional funding allowed the programme to run until March 2006, with final grants claims having been submitted by 30 April 2007.
The scheme closed on 31 May of 2007. Around £31.75 million was allocated to the scheme.
Two types of grants have been made available:
|This record supersedes:||New Opportunities Fund - Financing Renewable Energy in the UK|
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