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Financing sustainable growth

Our support can help UK businesses and overseas buyers make the transition to a more sustainable future.

Compete in the global renewable marketplace

There is a world of opportunity for UK companies in the clean growth, renewable energy, and climate adaptation and resilience sectors.

 

Our products can help UK exporters take advantage of the global appetite for renewable energy by providing specialist support to UK companies and favourable financing for their international buyers.

We provide end-to-end support for renewable transactions, from connecting international buyers with UK businesses, to providing specialist financial expertise, through to project completion. As a key strategic priority for UKEF, we understand the renewable and clean growth energy sector and can
bring the UK’s world-leading capability and expertise to the global market.

Trade is a powerful agent of change

Green trade is set to be worth £1.8 trillion by 2030, delivering up to £170 billion of export sales in goods and services for the UK by 2030. We have liquidity for UK businesses to tap into to support green and sustainable trade, with a £50 billion capacity to support UK exports.

Building offshore wind turbines in Scotland

Glasgow-based PCT Group Sales secured its first renewable energy deal with UKEF supporting a multi-million pound contract to supply cranes to build wind turbines for a Scottish offshore wind farm.

Supplying offshore wind farms in Europe and Asia

We supported First Subsea’s transition away from its fossil fuel business by backing multiple major contracts to supply to offshore wind farms overseas in Europe and Asia. First Subsea make cable protection systems for the offshore industry.

Clean drinking water using solar power

We provided a direct loan of £27 million to the Ghanaian government to help UK-based Aqua Africa provide clean drinking water for 225,000 people. Aqua Africa will use solar powered technology to deliver 5 litres of water a day for less than a quarter of a penny.

A rich pipeline of green projects and support for your business

We understand the renewable and clean growth energy sector and can bring the UK’s world-leading capability and expertise to the global market.