Minister endorses the work of national eco benchmarking
The Rt Honourable Greg Barker, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, has endorsed the work of the Sustainable Homes Index for Tomorrow (SHIFT), the national sustainability best practice group.
Department of Energy & Climate Change - Posted 27/02/2013
PDF: Information for the Supply Chain on Green Deal Measures
This sets out how Green Deal measures are described within the assessment tools & when the tools will recommend the measures in question.
Department of Energy & Climate Change - Posted 28/01/2013
PDF: The Green Deal - a new way to pay
Information about the Green Deal; a new way for owners and tenants to pay for home improvements.
Department of Energy & Climate Change - Posted 24/01/2013
Written ministerial statement by Greg Barker on Warm Front and Energy Company Obligation
For households seeking help and support once Warm Front is closed to new applications, the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is already available.
Department of Energy & Climate Change - Posted 17/01/2013
Written ministerial statement by Greg Barker on DECC Local Authority Funds
On 19 October 2012, DECC launched a competition for Local Authorities to bid for £40m of funding to deliver projects to reduce fuel poverty, help kick start Green Deal delivery and help consumers to save money on energy bills through Collective Switching.
Department of Energy & Climate Change - Posted 16/01/2013
£46million boost for 132 local energy schemes
132 projects have today been awarded a share of £46million from the Government to help reduce fuel poverty, boost energy efficiency, and encourage collective switching and purchasing in regions across Great Britain.
Department of Energy & Climate Change - Posted 15/01/2013
£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.
Department of Energy & Climate Change - Posted 14/01/2013
Key milestone for smart meters rollout
Plans for the installation of smart meters for millions of homes and businesses in Great Britain took a step forward today with the publication of Government decisions on rules for consumer engagement, privacy, and security.
Department of Energy & Climate Change - Posted 12/12/2012
More progress on the Green Deal
The Green Deal continues to build momentum ahead of the first deals being available on 28 January 2013, with money for a new communications campaign confirmed and a key regulatory milestone reached to bring the Green Deal and the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) into force.
Department of Energy & Climate Change - Posted 01/12/2012
Government proposals to ensure a 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’
Department of Energy & Climate Change - Posted 21/11/2012