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Industry expertise


As a partner to major renewable energy, clean tech and low carbon initiatives, Barclays has the teams and knowledge to help power your environmental ambitions.

Industry challenges and opportunities

The environmental impact of climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing the world today.

Regulatory, reputational and commercial drivers are forcing businesses to engage with the significant risks and opportunities this presents.

Wyke Farms
Client Story

Wyke Farms

When the leading cheese-maker wanted to build a biogas plant in order to be 100% energy self-sufficient, its long-standing relationship with Barclays was key to funding its plans.



Be inspired by green business initiatives and learn how to fund your own plans.

Client advantages

As well as a dedicated Relationship Director you will also have access to a variety of products and solutions. Click on the areas below to find out more about how Barclays can support you.

Specialist teams to support your green ambitions

Whatever plans you have to improve your business’s environmental profile – or innovate a cleantech solution – Barclays can provide the specialist expertise to help.

  • Energy and Environment Energy and Environment

    Barclays works closely with farmers and landowners and other businesses to develop renewable energy projects using wind, hydro, solar, biomass and anaerobic digestion.

    Our teams offer deep knowledge of these technologies. Just as importantly, we fully understand the financial support required to successfully implement and maintain a renewable energy scheme.

    Benefit from:

    • A dedicated Relationship Director and support team
    • Practical understanding of all key renewable energy technologies – their opportunities and their limitations
    • Fully tailored renewable energy financing solutions, including asset finance invoice discounting, liquidity management and term loans.
  • Low Carbon Energy and Environment Projects Low Carbon Energy and Environment Projects

    We use our experience of working on large and innovative UK low carbon projects to support your environmental initiatives.

    Alongside renewable energy, we support projects in sustainability, recycling and the circular economy, waste management, and air quality and pollution control.

    Benefit from:

    • A dedicated Relationship Director and support team
    • Support at the equity investment stage of your project – potentially including mezzanine finance for fast-growth and private equity ventures
    • Fully tailored financing solutions including asset finance, infrastructure and project finance, term loans and working capital solutions.

    Industry Contact:
    Richard Cawdron - 

  • Cleantech Cleantech

    Barclays has been providing renewable energy finance for over 15 years. Today, we are the only UK bank to offer a dedicated ‘cleantech’ team to support the research, production and delivery of clean energy.

    By working closely with project finance and energy experts, we successfully address the unique financial requirements of cleantech projects.

    Benefit from:

    • A dedicated Relationship Director and support team with in-depth understanding of your business and the sector
    • Tailored cleantech project financing expertise, plus asset finance and infrastructure finance, cash management and liquidity management.

    Industry Contact:
    Lorraine Ruckstuhl - Head of Media



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See how you can realise your company's environmental and sustainable ambitions with flexible funding from Barclays Green Solutions.

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To discuss your business requirements and how Barclays can support you, contact us today.