24 Oct '11, 1pm

Exclusive: Fears mount Green Deal could strip funds from renewable schemes

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) is poised to make a crucial decision on the future of the government's flagship Green Deal energy efficiency scheme, which could have major implications for the UK's wider low-carbon energy policy. Under the planned Green Deal scheme, which is due to come into effect from next autumn, energy firms have to pay into an Energy Company Obligation (ECO) that is designed to ensure households that are hard to treat or face fuel poverty receive additional funding to cover energy efficiency improvements. FURTHER READING Energy inefficiency costing UK small businesses £7.7bn a year Carbon Trust urges businesses to turn down the heat as winter approaches As energy companies are likely to pass the cost of this ECO on to customers in the form of higher prices, the ONS is being asked to decide whether it qualifies as "non-discretionary spending" a...

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