Hubbub and OVO launch search for Glasgow street to participate in energy efficiency trial

Environmental charity Hubbub has teamed up with OVO Energy Solutions to launch a major new home energy efficiency trial in Glasgow to explore which home improvements are most effective at curbing energy bills ahead of industry predictions that the fuel price cap will exceed £3,000 a year from October . Announcing the trial this morning, … Read more

ECIU: Poorly insulated homes set to pay £1,000 more on gas bills this winter

Poorly insulated homes could have a gas bill that is £968 higher than homes which have a better Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating this winter, according to a new analysis by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU). With the dual fuel price cap forecast to reach £3,958 this winter, the ECIU found that homes … Read more

Energy efficiency scheme delays: Thousands of fuel poor homes to miss out on £600 bill savings

New analysis suggests ongoing ECO4 insulation scheme delay is costing households hundreds of pounds, as government declines opportunity to boost low cost clean energy development Ongoing delays to the introduction of the government’s flagship home insulation support scheme could end up costing 56,000 homes up to £600 each this year as the cost of energy … Read more

'Get serious': Housing firms call on government to deliver £2.3bn home retrofit programme

Housing firms urge government to ‘get serious’ about energy efficiency and home retrofits in order to address cost of living crisis and drive net zero transition Major housing firms have demanded the government “get serious” about the cost of living crisis by committing £2.3bn a year to retrofitting millions of draughty homes across the country … Read more