The funds could help to provide and support new opportunities to develop Scotland's status as a leader in the low-carbon economy. Their availability will see us consider investment priorities across the full range of the renewables sector. In the meantime, the Scottish Government continues to work with United Kingdom Government ministers and officials to ensure that funds from the levy are released in a way that is additional to the Scottish budget.
The levy is limited by statute to the promotion of renewables and the use of renewable energy from sources in Scotland. However, we are investing significantly in vital areas of energy efficiency and conservation. We will continue to fund the Carbon Trust, the Energy Saving Trust and area-based home insulation schemes to the tune of £25 million. There is also the recent £2 million for the boiler scrappage scheme.
I understand that infrastructure spending would be focused on key ports and harbours in support of the growth of the offshore wind sector. Beyond that, the areas that fall within