24 Nov '11, 1pm

Microgeneration industry furious over Green Deal “snub” - 24 Nov 2011 - News from BusinessGreen via @businessgreen

The microgeneration industry has expressed its "disappointment" at the government's consultation on its proposed Green Deal scheme , arguing it fails to provide sufficient detail how the energy efficiency scheme could be used to accelerate the roll out of small scale renewable energy technologies. Speaking to BusinessGreen , chief executive of the Micropower Council Dave Sowden, said it remained unclear whether the Green Deal could be integrated with the existing feed-in tariff scheme and planned Renewable Heat Incentive programme to drive the roll out of both energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technologies. FURTHER READING Business demands clarity on Green Deal incentives Is RenewableUK being cyber bullied? "We've been saying to government for 18 months that we are concerned the Green Deal could be heading for a car crash," he said. "There's nothing in these ...

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