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London presents big challenge to Green Deal, warns report

A report out today from Future of London, supported by EDF Energy, warns that the capital is going to present a particular challenge to the government’s forthcoming Green Deal efficiency scheme.

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UK government launches £1 billion low-carbon procurement drive

The UK government is launching a new initiative to drive low-carbon procurement that could be worth some £1 billion of spending.

UK renters missing out on £990 million energy efficiency savings

Renters in the UK are missing out on potential savings of £990 million on energy bills because their properties are lacking basic energy efficiency measures like insulation.

Industry network links up Green Deal providers

A new national body, the Energy Efficiency Partnership for Buildings, has been launched to bring together providers, financiers, product and service suppliers for the Green Deal.

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UK government launches £35 million fund for eco-entrepreneurs

UK government launches £35 million fund for eco-entrepreneurs

The UK government today launched a £35 million fund for energy entrepreneurs and a £3 million fund for innovation in heat storage.

UK Deputy Prime Ministers promises consumers help to cut energy bills

UK Deputy Prime Ministers promises consumers help to cut energy bills

UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has unveiled a new government strategy to help consumers cut energy bills and get the best deal from their supplier.

UK organisations sign up to deliver the Green Deal

UK organisations sign up to deliver the Green Deal

Climate Change Minister Greg Barker yesterday announced the first 22 organisations to have signed up to the government’s flagship Green Deal home energy efficiency scheme launching this October.

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Customer complaints drive investigation of UK home insulation market

Customer complaints drive investigation of UK home insulation market

High volumes of customer complaints about loft and cavity wall insulation has led the UK’s Office of Fair Trading to launch an investigation into the home insulation market.

UK Energy Minister hails Green Deal in run up to launch

UK Energy Minister hails Green Deal in run up to launch

UK Energy Minister Greg Barker hailed the Green Deal at the Ecobuild conference in London yesterday ahead of the launch of the flagship scheme this autumn.

UK home insulation levels making slow progress

UK home insulation levels making slow progress

The latest UK government statistics show modest improvements in home insulation levels, but solid wall insulation still lags significantly behind.