30 Jan '13, 12pm

UK: Green Deal goes live - The UK Government’s pay-as-you-save scheme, the Green Deal, has gone live, offering domes...

With buildings in Britain among the least efficient in the world, officials hope that the Green Deal will prompt a wave of energy saving improvements, such as insulation and new heating systems, across the UK’s ageing housing stock, boosting the low-carbon industries and helping the UK meet its carbon reduction targets. Under the scheme, householders now have access to 45 different types of improvements, including renewables installations, which will be paid for via savings in the householder’s energy bills, as well as a “cashback” scheme that will see householders rewarded for having work done on their properties. The government promised that the Green Deal, which it has repeatedly delayed for householders, is here to stay, and will benefit the UK’s low-carbon industries. “The UK green sector is a success story – it is the sixth largest in the world and has a crucial part...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/30479/uk-green-d...

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