10th Dec 2014
The government’s Green Deal home improvement fund is opening for a new round from Wednesday 9th 10th December up to £5,600 will be available to qualifying households for installing energy saving measures such as solid wall insulation, double glazing, new boilers, cavity wall insulation and floor insulation.
Under the scheme, the money is in the form of a loan that is repaid through reduced fuel bills.
A pot of £30m has been allocated for the latest round of the scheme. Further releases will be announced on a quarterly basis with the next expected in February 2015. This is part of the additional £100m for household energy efficiency measures announced in October 2014, which is in addition to the £450m previously allocated to household energy efficiency over 2014-17.