The National Park Authority administers Sustainable Development Fund grants in Pembrokeshire. To read summary details of the projects supported by the fund, choose a project title from the list below.
Affordable Solar Homes
Affordable Solar Homes is a new project to develop low density affordable housing and microgeneration in an integrated unit. It also seeks to source 80% of its materials and expertise in Wales and create local employment. The main output of this project will be a working prototype of a solar powered 2 storey 100sqm home to Level 4/5 of the sustainability code at under £50,000. The solar homes project has four objectives; 1. To develop an Eco home with a Code for Sustainable Homes rating of at least level 4 at a cost below £50k 2. To utilise locally sourced timber for the substantial part of its construction thereby creating a sustainable regional supply chain. 3. To commercialise the prototype for sale as a prefabricated house and create local, semi skilled, manufacturing jobs 4.bring a change in awareness of timber built homes.
Project Total Cost: £143,000.00
Grant Awarded: £47,000.00