28 Jun '12, 5am

Big news for Green Deal - we can reveal most likely use for Treasury's £200m support package will be a cash back scheme

Early adopters of the government's soon-to-be-launched Green Deal energy efficiency scheme could be able to access generous cashback offers, under plans currently being considered by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Chancellor George Osborne announced last year that £200m would be made available to help drive the initial take-up of Green Deal services when the scheme launches in October, providing households with an additional incentive to sign up to energy efficiency improvements that property owners will be able to access at no upfront cost. FURTHER READING Government urged to commit to green skills drive Carbon Trust moves in to make occupiers more energy efficient Precise details of how the funding will be used are yet to be confirmed, but BusinessGreen has learnt a simple cashback offer for those households taking up Green Deal property upgrades is ...

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