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.
Proposals to require UK homeowners to make their homes more energy efficient when undertaking other renovation or extension work is likely to be opposed by the Prime Minister David Cameron, according to media reports.
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.
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.
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.
The UK government unveiled two measures today aimed at giving homeowners more advice about improving the energy efficiency of their properties.
The Danish Presidency’s proposal to improve energy efficiency across the EU and close the gap to the 2020 target of 20% is not enough, warn campaigners.
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond launched an industry-led skills academy for the energy industry on Monday backed up with £900,000 of public funding.
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.
Londoners and businesses in the capital could save up to £1 billion on their energy bills over the next four years, said Mayor Boris Johnson yesterday, but he is being called to task over his environmental record.