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£125m Green Deal cashback scheme opens

“Energy saving has never been so attractive” – that’s the message from Edward Davey today as he announced the Green Deal Cashback Scheme is open, with hundreds of pounds of cash available to householders in England and Wales who make energy saving home improvements. Householders who use the Green Deal to make improvements such as loft insulation, solid wall insulation …

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Government proposals to ensure better deal for energy consumers

Millions of households to be moved to better energy deals, with suppliers limited to four tariffs per fuel type, and customers moved off poor-value ‘dead tariffs’ Proposals to ensure that all households are on the best deal for their gas and electricity as soon as possible were published by the Government today. Households across the country are facing a tough …

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Edward Davey responds to inaccuracies in Times article of 12 October

Neither I nor anyone in government wants to avoid our legally binding targets to cut the UK’s carbon emissions. (‘Dash for gas to take heat off fuel prices’, 12 October). The opposite is in fact the case – I am making the case in Government for a new, interim target to limit carbon emissions from the electricity sector by 2030 …

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Housing Association or Local Councils Grants

There may also be other grants for your home (including for landlords) available from your local council, such as the Home Repair Assistance Grant, or Housing Association (if you are a tenant of one). As councils can offer different funding, search for details on its website or contact them to ask for more information. • To find your local council’s …

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22 organisations sign up to be first Green Deal providers

22 organisations have met with Climate Change Minister Greg Barker to sign an agreement with government to work to become the first Green Deal providers. The Green Deal is the government’s plan to improve the nation’s draughty homes at no upfront cost to the consumer. The organisations who have signed today’s agreement at DECC include big business, SME’s and a …

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Free Home Insulation – Why is it free?

*** This article is now outdated due to changes in legislation *** However, you may be able to qualify for free insulation under the new ECO scheme, if you receiving benefits such state pension credit, child tax credit, income support etc; and also if you live in qualifying postcode areas. Use the postcode checker to see if your postcode qualifies.  **** Although house …

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What is The Green Deal

The Green Deal The Green Deal is a new government initiative that aims to encourage consumers to make their homes more energy efficient, without having to fork out money up front.From October 2012 you will be able to get finance of up to £10,000 to help pay for energy saving measures. It is a market product that you can choose …

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