||<p>DECC funds the Salix energy efficiency loan scheme in England, with funding decisions
on individual energy efficiency projects made by Salix Finance Ltd in accordance with
objective criteria.</p><p>According to Salix Finance Ltd, Essex County Council has
not made an application at any time to the scheme.</p><p>Salix publishes an annually
updated list of organisations in receipt of funding on its website at:</p><p><a href="http://www.salixfinance.co.uk/about-us/successes"
provided by Salix Finance Ltd is that, from the start of the scheme in 2004 to 31
March 2014, 83 local authorities applied for and received funding for energy efficiency
projects that include LED lighting.</p>