Green Deal & ECO Archive


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Nov 21, 2015

Green Deal scheme too complex say town hall chiefs

The Green Deal was too complex and "didn’t quite speak to residents", according to the deputy chairman of the Local Government Association (LGA).
Oct 28, 2015

Insulation industry issues jobs warning

Around 2,000 jobs have been lost following cuts to the Green Deal and ECO, the National Insulation Association (NIA) has claimed.
Sep 25, 2015

Southampton households set to warm up with new energy efficiency partnership

British Gas and Southampton City Council have joined forces to transform 1,500 homes across the city.
Sep 23, 2015

Think tank calls for Green Deal replacement

“Help to Improve” loans or stamp duty discounts could replace the Government’s Green Deal energy efficiency scheme, according to think tank ResPublica.
Sep 15, 2015

Birmingham set to end Green Deal joint venture

Birmingham City Council are set to meet to 22 September to discuss plans to pull the plug on the Birmingham Energy Savers (BES) Green Deal Project.
Jul 23, 2015

Government axe falls on Green Deal funding

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced there will be no more funding for either the Green Deal Finance Company or the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund.
Jul 11, 2015

Dover scoops Green Deal award

Dover District Council’s work to improve the energy efficiency of homes in the district has been recognised at the National Green Deal & Eco Awards 2015.
Jun 13, 2015

Barking & Dagenham homes get energy efficiency refit from EDF Energy

EDF Energy is funding more than £500k worth of insulation for blocks of flats in Barking and Dagenham.

Feature Articles

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Sep 14, 2015

With Green Deal Gone…What’s Next?

With the Government's recent announcements on Green Deal, Alex Krzesinski of YES Energy Solutions Ltd, a community interest company, offers some views on what might come next.
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Jun 02, 2015

Working with Green Deal Providers to deliver ECO

In the fourth of a series of articles based on its new guide, YES Energy Solutions looks at working with Green Deal Providers to deliver ECO.
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Apr 27, 2015

Which housholders benefit from ECO?

In the third of a series of articles based on its new guide, YES Energy Solutions asks which householders benefit from ECO.
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Mar 17, 2015

So who are the main players in ECO and Green Deal?

In the first of a series of articles based on its new guide, YES Energy Solutions looks at the players in ECO and Green Deal.
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Mar 31, 2015

Why does ECO funding vary?

In the second of a series of articles based on its new guide, YES Energy Solutions looks at why ECO funding varies.
Nov 18, 2014

GDHIF Round Two – Is it Really New Money?

Jos Mister of YES Energy Solutions explores the pitfalls of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund and how the next round of Government funding may not be quite what it seems.
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Oct 07, 2014

Eco - Where Next?

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme has been radically changed by the Government, following the consultation exercise earlier this year. Andrew Herbert and Stephen Cirell of YES consider the implications.
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Aug 31, 2014

DECC slammed over Green Deal ad

The Government has been criticised by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for misleading claims in a television advert for the Green Deal.