23 Nov '11, 12pm

“Homes and economy to benefit from energy and climate policies” – Huhne, #GreenDeal

“Homes and economy to benefit from energy and climate policies” – Huhne, #GreenDeal

.£14 billion worth of private sector investment in home energy improvements over the next decade will help insulate households from rising global energy prices and create thousands of jobs in the British insulation and construction sector, Chris Huhne said today. A consultation on the Green Deal, which will provide home energy saving upgrades to householders at no upfront cost, was published as part of the Energy and Climate Change Secretary’s Annual Energy Statement to Parliament. He also published a new government analysis showing that homes will on average be cheaper to heat and light in future than if the Government was not pursuing policies to keep the lights on and emissions down. Chris Huhne, Energy and Climate Change Secretary, said: “The Green Deal is about putting energy consumers back in control of their bills and banishing Britain’s draughty homes to the histor...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn11_096/pn11_...

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