£1.8bn for low carbon infrastructure in Scottish Budget 2020-21

Scottish Public Finance Minister Kate Forbes announced a package of funding to accelerate Scotland’s transition to a net-zero economy in a Scottish Budget 2020-21 announcement on 6 February.

This includes £1.8bn of investment in low carbon infrastructure to help reduce emissions.

The Budget also sets aside £220mn of seed funding for the Scottish National Investment Bank to support the transition to a net-zero economy, a new £120mn Heat Transition Deal and a total investment of £151mn in energy efficiency.

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