ELECTRIC bin lorries and e-bike hire schemes are among the projects to share in a £10 million green windfall.

A total of 21 projects across Scotland have been awarded cash from the Green Economy Fund, set up in 2018 to help achieve the Scottish Government's green targets.

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Beneficiaries include Food Train, which will replace its diesel vans with electric models to deliver weekly grocery shopping to over 500 older people in central Scotland, and Livingston Civic Centre, which will install solar panels, electric charging points, battery storage technology and LED lighting.

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The cash has been provided by electricity distributor SP Energy Networks.

Chief executive Frank Mitchell said: “We believe in supporting our communities by investing directly in projects that deliver low carbon solutions."