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GDHIF to open again in November with £100m

Please note: On 23 July 2015 the government announced that it has ceased funding for the Green Deal. This means there will be no further funding to the Green Deal Finance Company and no more releases of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has today confirmed that its […]

Latest ECO and Green Deal figures

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Please note: On 23 July 2015 the government announced that it has ceased funding for the Green Deal. This means there will be no further funding to the Green Deal Finance Company and no more releases of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund. The latest statistical information for the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation […]

DECC publishes latest Green Deal stats

Please note: On 23 July 2015 the government announced that it has ceased funding for the Green Deal. This means there will be no further funding to the Green Deal Finance Company and no more releases of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund. Yesterday the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published its latest […]

£8.5m paid out for Green Deal Home Improvement Fund

Please note: On 23 July 2015 the government announced that it has ceased funding for the Green Deal. This means there will be no further funding to the Green Deal Finance Company and no more releases of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund. It only went live on 9th June. But in the 2- 3 […]

Up to £7,600 cashback with energy efficiency home improvements

The Government is turning up the heat on it’s revolutionary energy efficiency scheme, the Green Deal, by now offering homeowners up to £7,600 cashback to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.  The launch of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) will see more money made available to encourage people to take up the […]

Claim up to £4000 with Green Deal cashback scheme

Changes to the Government’s Green Deal cashback scheme will see homeowners with solid walls offered cashbacks of up to £4,000 to carry out solid wall insulation. By increasing the amount available the Government is hoping more households will be encouraged to carry out energy saving home improvements to lower energy bills and reduce carbon emissions.  […]

Energy firms 60% behind ECO insulation target

Major energy suppliers like E.ON, SSE and British Gas must meet targets to make homes warmer by providing free insulation to eligible energy inefficient households. However a Local Government Association (LGA) report suggests that they are more than 60% behind their targets to make homes more energy efficient. Since the Government launched the Energy Company […]

Suppliers to operate under new standards

Energy regulator Ofgem has published details of a new code of conduct for suppliers.  Under the new system, suppliers such as British Gas and E.ON must adhere to strict rules on how they market their products and communicate with customers. The rules, which have been designed to simplify tariffs and improve transparency, are scheduled to […]

Response to Green Deal a “wake-up call” for Government

Labour has questioned the viability of the Green Deal after official figures were published on Tuesday.  There can be no question that the Coalition’s flagship environmental policy has endured a sluggish start. Only 133 households in England and Wales had committed to the scheme by the start of August. And only one Green Deal Plan […]

Green Deal take up ‘worryingly slow’

Almost half a year after its launch, the Coalition’s flagship environmental policy and the product of the ‘greenest ever’ government has yet to produce a single “live” plan. That means not even one household in the UK has applied for finance under the Green Deal, had work carried out and organised repayments with an energy […]