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E.ON Sustainable Energy Fund for green communities

E.ON Sustainable Energy Fund is now open for new applications and is backed up by a dedicated web resource which provides top tips on energy efficiency and sustainability. The next deadline is June 12 2009.

Tony Jenkin Jones, Community Relations Executive for E.ON, said: "We’ve seen a huge amount of interest from green community groups across the UK, interested in making their communal facilities more sustainable. So we’re delighted to announce the launch of our Sustainable Energy Fund.

"Previous projects have ranged from a solar panelled water heater for a cafĂ© at a monkey sanctuary, to a community swimming pool on Islay, Scotland, which uses waste heat from the nearby distillery for warmth – and everything in between!

"If you have a sustainable improvement project in mind which is educational and beneficial to all local groups, and you can show energy efficient steps that you’ve already taken, then get involved now and find out how we can help your green dream come true."

Lisa Chambers successfully applied to the fund for a new energy efficient heating system for Christie Hall in Peterborough. She said: "The new air source heat pump system in the Christie Hall has given us heating that is comfortable and efficient.

"The installation in the ceiling has greatly improved the internal appearance by removing the old, ugly wall heaters. Together with the fact that it is a greener heat that costs less, we really cannot lose!"

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