23 Oct '11, 12am

Ernst & Young says #GreenDeal for business could be worth £800m by 2020- but needs "business-centric" thinking

The Green Deal for businesses can no longer be treated as the "poor cousin" of the domestic scheme if the government is to realise an energy efficiency market that could reach £800m by 2020. That is the view of an Ernst & Young report commissioned by British Gas and published today, which sets out how the energy efficiency scheme can address persistently poor take-up of building improvements among small and medium businesses. FURTHER READING Green Deal now 12 months away as Energy Bill becomes law Blue chips confirm plan for Green Deal Finance Company Non-domestic buildings account for 18 per cent of all UK CO2 emissions, about half of which comes from organisations not covered by existing emission reduction policies such as the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) and the EU's emissions trading scheme. The Green Deal allows energy companies to offer improvements at no upfron...

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