Bristol Airport launches new initiative to kickstart decarbonisation in the South West

South West regional airport, Bristol Airport has launched a new fund to kick start decarbonisation initiatives in the South West focusing on emissions from aircraft and transport at Bristol Airport.

The Aviation Carbon Transition (ACT) Programme will support initiatives and projects helping to reduce direct and indirect emissions from the airport infrastructure to enable lower/zero emissions, research and development of decarbonisation or alternative fuels for use by airlines, design and develop processes and procedures to eliminate emissions with Bristol Airport being a potential test bed location.

The ACT Programme with a starting fund of £250,000 will be open to businesses and organisations to bid and apply for funding with the projects being considered through an application and interview process. Applications are being welcomed from the 1st July 2021. More information on the ACT Programme will be available in the coming weeks on the Bristol Airport website.