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Energy efficiency programme in Chile receives UK funding

The initiative will support Chile's effort to reduce carbon emissions through energy efficiency and renewable energy.

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Over the last five years, the UK has provided almost £30m to Chile in climate finance.
Over the last five years, the UK has provided almost £30m to Chile in climate finance.

The UK government is pleased to have contributed £3.5m to a new Chilean programme on energy efficiency and renewable energy announced last month. The programme is funded through the Clean Technology Fund, to which the UK is a significant contributor. The programme will support Chile to reduce carbon emissions through energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Over the last five years, the UK has provided almost £30m to Chile in climate finance, as a key contribution to the UK government objective on supporting the global transition to a low carbon economy.

Further information

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Published 5 February 2015