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

Reports: Prime Minister planning to slash £1bn from existing energy efficiency schemes to fund new insulation drive

The Prime Minister is planning to divert more than £1bn from existing energy efficiency and clean heat programs to create a new scheme focused on insulating the homes of poorer households, according to reports. The Times reported this morning that Boris Johnson has told Ministers to draw up plans to fund an expanded program to … Read more

Mayor of London commits further £43m to help upgrade fuel poor city homes

Londoners living in draughty, inefficient homes are being encouraged to apply for City Hall grants to help pay for green upgrades such as heat pumps installations, home insulation, solar panels, draughtproofing or heating system repairs, as part of a fresh £43m injection of funding from the Mayor of London announced today. The support is being … 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