Financing, planning and delivering local net zero projects: new support for local authorities

Join Innovate UK for the launch of its enhanced suite of support for local authorities to accelerate net zero investment and delivery.

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09.30 - 11.00



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Financing, planning and delivering local net zero projects


Local action on net zero is vital if we are to meet the UK’s 2050 emissions targets while creating healthier, more prosperous futures, and it could open up market opportunities for investors worth £billions.

But despite pockets of success, most local authorities across the UK still lack the capacity and capital needed to scale up their projects to deliver their net zero ambitions, and most investors are currently unengaged in this significant market opportunity.

About the event

Join Innovate UK to launch its enhanced suite of support for local authorities to accelerate net zero investment and delivery.

This includes new guidance, developed by PwC in partnership with Innovate UK, providing local authorities with the key tools they’ll need to develop commercially-attractive business propositions and compelling funding and delivery models that can unlock private investment in their local net zero projects.

On 7 December, join the team behind the new guidance to explore how it could help you and your local partners to accelerate your journey to net zero.

We’ll also be joined the UKIB’s Local Advisory and Lending Team so you can hear more about how to access their support once you’re on your project development journey.

Who should attend

This webinar will be of value to local authority senior executives, climate leads, and investment and delivery planners, as well as investors, financial institutions and policymakers.


  • 09:30 – 09:45 Innovate UK – welcome & overview of support package
  • 09:45 – 10:00 PwC – Investment analysis: quantifying the local net zero investment opportunity & what’s holding it back
  • 10:00 – 10:20 PwC – Deep dive on guidance and how it can help LA’s unlock investment
  • 10:20 – 10:30 UKIB – How to access UK Infrastructure Bank’s Advisory and lending support for local authorities
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Joint panel Q&A – Innovate UK, PwC & UKIB
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