• Helping Business

    Helping Business

    Part of FIDC’s mission is to enable the private sector to successfully secure and maximise new and existing business opportunities across all sectors of the economy. Whether you are looking to establish a new business or expand an existing one, FIDC provides assistance and incentives in the form of business advice and access to funding.
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The Rural Energy Additional Generation Grant Scheme is available to assist rural businesses that have benefited from the Rural Energy Grant Scheme. The business must demonstrate that the demand of electricity has increased or the business has expanded since the installation of the energy system part funded by the Rural Energy Grant, the consequence being that the business is more reliant on fossil fuel generated electricity, or demonstrate that the additional generation capacity to be installed will be beneficial to the business’ further development.

The assistance available under this scheme is,

  • A grant of up to 50%, up to a maximum of £2,000, to cover the capital costs of a secondary renewable energy technology with a maximum electrical output of 2,000kWh per year (for example 2.5kW Solar PV array) and its installation.

For further information please read  pdf Rural Energy Additional Generation Grant Scheme (385 KB) or contact the Development Manager, Tel +500 27211 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the FIDC

FIDC acts as the national economic development agency for the Falkland Islands and is tasked to develop the commercial sector of the Falkland Islands by being one of the principal partners delivering the Economic, Rural and Tourism Development Strategies.

To help drive sustainable economic growth and assist in the creation of new jobs and opportunities, FIDC provides various forms of support and assistance to the Falkland’s business community.