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by ALEO Admin
Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Warm Front finishes
Replies: 0
Views: 529

Warm Front finishes

It has been announced that Warm Front will close to new applications on 19 January 2013. Warm Front will be replaced by the Home Heating Cost Reduction Obligation (HHCRO) Obligation of ECO. Warm Front operates in England only and, after this date, England will be the only UK nation providing no Exch...
by ALEO Admin
Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:29 pm
Forum: Carbon Emissions Reduction Target - CERT
Topic: CERT funding changes
Replies: 5
Views: 4242

Re: CERT funding changes

Hi all Below are some more experiences members have emailed through for inclusion. Thanks again everyone. Rob Leeson CAN National Secretariat _________ We have had problems with one contract. The intermediate made the mistake. They could not fund what we agreed to and then tried charging my customer...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Inquiry into Energy Prices, Profits and Poverty
Replies: 0
Views: 590

Inquiry into Energy Prices, Profits and Poverty

The Energy and Climate Change Committee, chaired by Tim Yeo MP, has launched an inquiry to investigate energy prices, profits and poverty. The UK’s energy system will need to undergo significant changes in the next few years in order to deliver secure, clean and affordable energy in future. The Comm...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Dec 20, 2012 5:14 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Smart Meter Roll Out
Replies: 0
Views: 708

Smart Meter Roll Out

On 19 December 2012, DECC published their first annual progress report on the roll-out of smart meters and an updated delivery plan on 20 December which states: The contract and licence award dates have moved from the end of April 2013 to the end of July 2013. The completion of the notification of t...
by ALEO Admin
Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: Carbon Emissions Reduction Target - CERT
Topic: CERT funding changes
Replies: 5
Views: 4242

Re: CERT funding changes

Hi all Thanks to all of you who have let me know your experiences on this. I've had too many replies to verify with every one of you whether you're happy for me to publish your name with you're comment so I've included most of the following comments anonymously. ------ Just to clarify and correct so...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Carbon Emissions Reduction Target - CERT
Topic: CERT funding changes
Replies: 5
Views: 4242

Re: CERT funding changes

Thanks Peter I've also had the following replies emailed through for posting on this forum: We have in Gosport, some of our installs were just cancelled outright on 27th November. When the householder rang to find out where the installers were they were told that the funding had ceased and there wou...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:03 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: DECC publishes National Energy Efficiency Data (NEED)
Replies: 0
Views: 577

DECC publishes National Energy Efficiency Data (NEED)

DECC has constructed a National Energy Efficiency Data framework to enable detailed statistical analysis of energy efficiency. The data framework matches the gas and electricity consumption data collected for DECC sub-national energy consumption statistics and records of energy efficiency measures i...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: Carbon Emissions Reduction Target - CERT
Topic: CERT funding changes
Replies: 5
Views: 4242

CERT funding changes

Hi all We've had the following question through from a CAN member who would rather remain anonymous. One LA has been affected by recent changes to CERT funding which has meant that some Able To Pay customers who thought they were going to get free LI/CWI now have to pay for it. Has anyone had the sa...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Energy efficiency consequential improvements dropped
Replies: 0
Views: 624

Energy efficiency consequential improvements dropped

On 13 December, the Government announced that it will no longer be introducing legislation to require ‘consequential improvements’ - whereby work on one part of a home would trigger a requirement to carry out energy efficiency improvement works throughout, such as the installation of loft or cavity ...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Gas generation strategy and fracking resumed
Replies: 0
Views: 609

Gas generation strategy and fracking resumed

On 5 December 2012, Ed Davey laid the Government’s Gas Generation Strategy before Parliament. The Government says that "New gas-fired power stations (which emit half the CO2 of coal) will need to be built over the next two decades to replace retiring coal, older gas and nuclear power stations." and ...
by ALEO Admin
Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: CERT obligations ending
Replies: 0
Views: 759

CERT obligations ending

With the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) obligation ending on the 31 December 2012, Ofgem released their latest CERT update on 4 December giving the following headline figures: 265.0 Mt (lifetime) CO2 emissions reductions achieved in CERT at the end of September 2012, including EEC2 carryov...
by ALEO Admin
Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:02 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Excess Winter Mortality Figures Published
Replies: 0
Views: 699

Excess Winter Mortality Figures Published

On 29 November the Office of National Statistics (ONS) released provisional data on Excess Winter Mortality in England and Wales for the period 2011/12 and final data for 2010/11. Some of the ONS findings include: There were an estimated 24,000 excess winter deaths in England and Wales in 2011/12 – ...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Progress on the Green Deal and Greg Barker webchat
Replies: 0
Views: 640

Progress on the Green Deal and Greg Barker webchat

DECC released an update on the Green Deal on 30 November 2012. The update confirmes that DECC has been granted an exemption to the Government marketing freeze for a Green Deal advertising campaign. An initial £2.9 million is available to cover digital and traditional channels. Plans were also announ...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Annual Energy statement & Energy Bill before Parliament
Replies: 0
Views: 674

Annual Energy statement & Energy Bill before Parliament

In Ed Davies has introduced the new Energy Bill to Parliament and delivered his annual energy statement . The Bill outlines reforms to the electricity market, including: Contracts for Difference (CfDs) A new Government owned company will act as a single counterparty to the CfDs with eligible generat...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: New housing energy efficiency indicator proposed
Replies: 0
Views: 661

New housing energy efficiency indicator proposed

On 29 November 2012, the Environmental Audit Committee published its 5th Report - Measuring well-being and sustainable development: Sustainable Development Indicators, which includes proposals for a new housing energy efficiency indicator as well as an indicator for climate change adaptation. Defra ...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: General Fuel Poverty Issues
Topic: DECC Consultation on Fuel Poverty
Replies: 2
Views: 2226

Re: DECC Consultation on Fuel Poverty

Hi Richard Just to let you know, CAN will be submitting a response to DECC's Fuel Poverty consultation. We'd like to hear member's views on this. Please see the new forum: http://can.uk.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=85&t=79 where you can vote on each of the consultation questions and provide any comment...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:15 pm
Forum: General Fuel Poverty Issues
Topic: DECC Consultation on Fuel Poverty
Replies: 2
Views: 2226

Re: DECC Consultation on Fuel Poverty

Hi Richard I have asked the CAN Executive whether we will be responding to this as CAN National and will let you know when I receive their response. In the meantime, we've had the following reply sent by email from Meryl Spencer at East Devon District Council: Hi Just to respond to the feed below:- ...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: General Fuel Poverty Issues
Topic: Energy Bill Revolution
Replies: 5
Views: 2306

Re: Energy Bill Revolution

Hi murrelr CAN is officially supporting this campaign which is lobbying the Government to use money from green taxes to tackle fuel poverty by making homes more energy efficient. I don't know personally how many other LAs are supporting this but CAN would encourage you to do so. Best regards Rob Lee...
by ALEO Admin
Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: The Green Deal & Home Improvement Fund
Topic: Green Deal Concerns
Replies: 10
Views: 8225

Re: Green Deal Concerns

Hi all Thanks to Milo Cereghino of Leicester City Council for emailing through the comments below for inclusion on this thread: Hello there, Better than Wonga .com I guess (APR 4214% and it’s not a joke!)……. But after a simple search ( 10 seconds….)I found that Sainsbury offers loans at 5.9%..... La...
by ALEO Admin
Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:52 pm
Forum: Green Deal Consultation - September 2012
Topic: Chapter 5: Delivering equitable support and tackling...
Replies: 7
Views: 2920

Re: Chapter 5: Delivering equitable support and tackling...

Below are some comments received via email from Paul Maplethorpe, East Pennine CAN Chair:
Chapter 5
Q32 should be given a time frame with strict set response times and penalties for slipping

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