• Rural Development

    Rural Development

    FIDC works to deliver the objectives set out in the Rural Development Strategy and, in collaboration with the Rural Development Strategy Steering Group and other stakeholders from the public and private sectors, to help further develop Camp as a thriving community and economy.
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The Rural Energy Grant Scheme is available to assist rural businesses to purchase a 24 hour power system that incorporates a renewable energy source.

The assistance available under this scheme is split into two areas,

  • A grant of up to 50% is available for covering the costs of a battery/inverter and its installation (including testing).
  • A grant of up to 70% is available for covering the cost of the renewable energy technology (maximum output per year 5,000kWh per business) and its installation.

For further information please read the  pdf Rural Energy Grant Scheme (372 KB) or contact the Development Manager, via 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.