28 May '12, 11pm

EDF: London is mission-critical to Green Deal success - 29 May 2012 - News from BusinessGreen via @businessgreen

A new report backed by EDF Energy will today call on London's 33 boroughs to consider becoming Green Deal providers that would help finance and install home insulation measures, in an effort to ensure the success of the government's flagship energy efficiency loan scheme. London boroughs have some of the lowest home insulation rates in the UK under the government's current Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) scheme, as a result of traffic congestion and parking restrictions that can prevent delivery, and a high percentage of flats and solid walls that are harder to insulate. FURTHER READING Second time lucky for Boris's green pledges? DECC touts green heat wave with £10m social landlord fund The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) subsidy programme will take over from CERT at the end of 2012, requiring major energy suppliers to fund home energy efficiency improvements wor...

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