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by AngelaE
Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Heat and Buildings Strategy
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Heat and Buildings Strategy

[Published 19 October] The UK government has published its Heat and Building Strategy, a link to which is available: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.u ... rategy.pdf
by AngelaE
Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: BEIS launches Net Zero Innovation Programme
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BEIS launches Net Zero Innovation Programme

[Published 19 October] The Heat Pump Ready Programme forms part of BEIS’ £1 billion Net Zero Innovation Portfolio (NZIP), which aims to accelerate the commercialisation of innovative clean energy technologies and processes through the 2020s and 2030s. As a key solution for decarbonising homes, heat ...
by AngelaE
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: SHDF – How the Greater South East Energy Hub Can Help
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Views: 151

SHDF – How the Greater South East Energy Hub Can Help

The Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) enables the upgrade of social housing stock to an Energy Performance Certificate rating of C. The Fund is open to local authority and private registered providers of social housing. Applications must be made by 15 October 2021. Providers should seek sup...
by AngelaE
Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Phase 3 Opens Soon!
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Views: 129

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Phase 3 Opens Soon!

Phase 3 of the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, administered by Salix Finance, will open for applications 6 October - 3 November 2021. The Scheme provides grants for public-sector bodies to fund heat decarbonisation. Applications for low carbon heating solutions should be complemented by energy...
by AngelaE
Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Download your essential domestic retrofit handbook
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Views: 130

Download your essential domestic retrofit handbook

Local Partnerships has produced a Local Authority Domestic Retrofit Handbook. This essential Handbook is designed to provide local authorities with practical advice on housing retrofit and brings existing resources together in one place. For further information please visit: https://localpartnership...
by AngelaE
Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Funding for Community Action on Climate Change
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Views: 127

Funding for Community Action on Climate Change

The National Lottery Community Fund - https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/ - has launched a new programme to support communities to act on climate change, ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow in November 2021. The Together for Our Planet funding programme is offering gra...
by AngelaE
Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:11 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: A Guide for Local Authorites: Contracting for PAS 2035 compliant retrofit
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Views: 266

A Guide for Local Authorites: Contracting for PAS 2035 compliant retrofit

[Published 19 August, 2021] The Retrofit Academy CIC is delighted to be working with the Local Energy North West Hub on producing a new guide for local authorities, centred on best practice for contracting PAS 2035 compliant retrofit. The report is an important piece of work which looks to assist lo...
by AngelaE
Fri Aug 27, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: UK government launches plan for a world-leading hydrogen economy
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Views: 367

UK government launches plan for a world-leading hydrogen economy

[Published 17 August 2021] First-ever vision to kick start world-leading hydrogen economy set to support over 9,000 UK jobs and unlock £4 billion investment by 2030. First-ever vision to kick start world-leading hydrogen economy set to support over 9,000 UK jobs and unlock £4 billion investment by 2...
by AngelaE
Fri Aug 27, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Warmer, greener and cheaper homes as government opens a triple win upgrade for social housing
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Views: 566

Warmer, greener and cheaper homes as government opens a triple win upgrade for social housing

[Published 23 August 2021] Warmer, greener and cheaper social homes are on the way for tens of thousands of people living in social housing in England. this investment will help tenants cut emissions while saving around £170 per year on energy bills part of wider £9 billion commitment to increase th...
by AngelaE
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Government report assesses energy efficiency of English housing stock
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Views: 426

Government report assesses energy efficiency of English housing stock

[Published 8 July 2021] On 8 July, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government published an update to the English Housing Condition survey and a report on the energy efficiency of the English housing stock. The report reveals that the energy efficiency of English homes has improved ove...
by AngelaE
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:31 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Water affordability review published
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Views: 401

Water affordability review published

[Published 26 May 2021] On 26 May, the Consumer Council for Water’s (CCW) published their Independent Review of Affordability Support in Water. The review, commissioned by Defra and Welsh Government in autumn 2020, aimed to identify if changes to existing support measures, their financing, and deliv...
by AngelaE
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: UK Government consult on future of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO)
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Views: 380

UK Government consult on future of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO)

[Published on 20 July 2021] On 20 July, the UK Government published a consultation on the future phase of ECO which will run for four years from next April. Honouring the commitments in the Energy White Paper, the UK Government confirmed that the policy will continue to focus support on low income a...
by AngelaE
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Annual fuel poverty debate underlines impact of Covid-19 on fuel poor households
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Views: 517

Annual fuel poverty debate underlines impact of Covid-19 on fuel poor households

[Published 8 July 2021] On 8 July the UK Government held its annual fuel debate. The debate is a statutory requirement and provides a key opportunity to ensure the current UK Government is held to account. To view live footage please click link: https://www.parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/32d9e5ac-547...
by AngelaE
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:12 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Committee on Climate Change progress report
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Views: 137

Committee on Climate Change progress report

[Published 24 June 2021] On 24 June, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) published their annual progress report. Further information is available by clicking this link: https://www.theccc.org.uk/publication/2 ... rliament/?
by AngelaE
Mon Jun 28, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Sustainable Warmth competition: questions and answers
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Views: 147

Sustainable Warmth competition: questions and answers

[Updated 22 June 2021] BEIS have published a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to support the Sustainable Warmth Competition. To access these please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/apply-for-the-sustainable-warmth-competition/sustainable-warmth-competition-questions-and-ans...
by AngelaE
Thu Jun 17, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Ofgem: Consultation to review the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme
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Views: 250

Ofgem: Consultation to review the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme

On 11 February 2021, a consultation was opened on the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme (the Redress Scheme). The consultation closed on 14 April 2021. The Redress Scheme was established in 2017, and has been operated by our service provider, the Energy Saving Trust. The purpose of the Redres...
by AngelaE
Thu Jun 17, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: £350 million Sustainable Warmth Competition - Now Live
Replies: 0
Views: 270

£350 million Sustainable Warmth Competition - Now Live

[Published 16 June 2021] The Sustainable Warmth Competition has been launched by BEIS with details of the competition available from this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/apply-for-the-sustainable-warmth-competition This opportunity combines two schemes into one competition for Local...
by AngelaE
Thu May 27, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: BEIS Statistics 27 May 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 480

BEIS Statistics 27 May 2021

[Published 27 May 2021] The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today (27 May) released the following statistics: Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery, March 2021 - for more information visit link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/green-homes-grant-local-a...
by AngelaE
Thu May 06, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: BEIS survey: Local Authority Experiences With Heat Pump Noises
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Views: 1662

BEIS survey: Local Authority Experiences With Heat Pump Noises

BEIS survey: Local Authority Experiences With Heat Pump Noise BEIS are seeking feedback from Local Authorities about the impact of planning standards on deployment of heat pumps and particularly whether noise emissions are likely to become a significant barrier to meeting our target of deploying 600...
by AngelaE
Thu May 06, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: National Statistics: Fuel Poverty Statistic Report 2020
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Views: 1527

National Statistics: Fuel Poverty Statistic Report 2020

[Published 30 April 2021] The Annual Fuel Poverty Statistics in England, 2020 (using 2018 data) has now been published and includes the following headline statistics: In 2018, the average fuel poverty gap (the reduction in fuel bill that the average fuel poor household needs in order to not be class...

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