23 Nov '11, 2pm

Government unveils £14bn Green Deal scheme - 23 Nov 2011 - News from BusinessGreen via @businessgreen

Long-awaited details on the UK's plans to overhaul the nation's building stock were outlined today by Chris Huhne, who promised that the government's high profile Green Deal scheme will drive £14bn of investment in energy efficiency measures. The energy and climate change secretary launched the Green Deal consultation in Parliament as part of his annual Energy Statement, predicting the measures would not only protect property owners from rising energy bills but also support at least 65,000 insulation and construction jobs by 2015. FURTHER READING Huhne: Business energy bills to rise by a fifth by 2020 Ecosystem Markets Task Force to take conservation into the corporate mainstream The government has identified that around 43 per cent of the nation's emissions come from building stock and it cannot meet its ambitious carbon budgets without a dramatic improvement in energy ef...

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