28 May '12, 12pm

£10m for low carbon heat systems in social housing #RHPP Open 4 apps today @EnergySvgTrust

A £10 million scheme aimed at getting low carbon forms of heating like biomass boilers, solar hot water panels and heat pumps into the homes of social housing tenants across Great Britain opens to applications today. Following the success of the first social landlord competition under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme last year, DECC has today launched a bigger and better second round. The amount of money available has increased from £3million to £10million, with more time for social landlords to apply. Registered providers for social housing such as local authorities and social housing associations will be able to bid for up to around £175,000 each. Launching the scheme, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said: “Last year our low carbon heating scheme for social landlords helped nearly 1000 householders stay warm and reap the benefits of clean, green h...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn12_070/pn12_...

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