15 Aug '11, 9am

DECC opens £3m social housing renewable heat fund

Social housing landlords have today been invited to enter a £3m competition to install renewable heat technologies, such as solar thermal panels and ground source heat pumps, in the homes of tenants. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) formally launched the £3m social housing element of the Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme (RHPP), after unveiling the general £12m pot for all homeowners at the start of this month. FURTHER READING Atlantis flicks switch on giant 1MW tidal turbine Research: Solar revenues to dip ahead of long-term gains Registered providers of social housing, such as local authorities and social housing associations, will be able to bid for up to €200,000 (£175,000) to help fund the installation of renewable heat technologies. Landlords have one month from today to bid, with applications closing on 15 September. Successful landlords will t...

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