resources Government policies & programmes

London and national government-led programmes, strategies and data portals of relevance for cleantech innovators

  • Clean energy

    Solar Together London

    Group-purchasing programme to enable Londoners to install solar panels on their homes at an affordable price.

    London
  • Investors

    Tech Invest

    Run by UKBAA, The Mayor of London's Techninvest programme connects London’s most dynamic tech founders to industry leading investors through five pitch showcasing events every year.

    London
  • Air quality

    Ultra Low Emission Zone

    First implemented in central London in April 2019 the ULEZ requires vehicles to meet new, tighter exhaust emission standards or pay a daily charge to travel within the ULEZ area. From 2021, the ULEZ area will include the inner London area bounded by the North and South Circular Roads.

    London
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    West London Alliance

    Public sector partnership between seven west London local authorities of Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow. Delivers initiatives in the sub-region, working across borough boundaries and focussing on the priority areas of: economy and skills, mobility and transport, housing, health and digital.

    London
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    BEIS

    Government department responsible for energy and clean growth climate change.

    UK
  • Air quality

    Breath London

    Combines state-of-the-art technology with new data analytics to measure and understand Londoners’ exposure to air pollution.

    London
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    Climate Initiatives Platform

    UN Environment Programme supported portal which collects, shares and tracks information on international cooperative climate initiatives driven by non-state actors such as businesses and cities.

    International
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    Environment Agency

    The EA is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) tasked to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development.

    UK
  • Clean energy

    Flex London

    Identifies organisations that have the potential to use, generate and store energy at various times of the day or year, and match them with innovators that can help manage this. Supported by the Mayor of London and part the £34m Energy for Londoners programme.

    London
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    Healthy streets

    Initiative to encourage more Londoners to walk, cycle and use public transport with the aim to improve air quality, reduce congestion and help make London greener and healthier. It provides a framework for the Mayor's Transport Strategy, putting human health and experience at the heart of planning the city.

    London