Coventry City Council has submitted a bid for £6 million of new funding from the government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS).
According to figures, council buildings currently contribute around one-third of the local authority’s direct energy-related carbon emissions.
Councillor Jim O’Boyle, Coventry City Council’s Cabinet Member for Jobs and Regeneration, said: “Tackling climate change is a priority for us.
“Our public buildings need to be future-proofed, and we need to implement sustainable energy measures to ensure that there is a future for our planet. If we are successful in our bid we will be able to make a real difference now and into the future.”